2017 Annual Meeting

The Company of Fifers & Drummers held its Annual General meeting this past Saturday on April 8th. 17 corps were represented by their delegates and 14 individual members were also in attendance.

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Board of Director Elections, 2017-2019 Term

It is time again for member corps to vote Company of Fifers & Drummers Board of Directors. The Company Board of Directors is comprised of an Administrative Committee (5 officers) and an Executive Committee (10 officers). The Administrative Committee has specific responsibilities for running the Company and the Executive Committee oversees Company activities, helps carry out the mission of the Company and reports to the body of the Company (corps delegates at quarterly General Meetings).  

Museum Building Drainage and Sidewalks

Long overdue, we'd like to share with you some incredible work done to address drainage issues at the Company of Fifers & Drummers Museum by Andrews-Perry Construction, Inc. and supported by donations and discounts from a number of local businesses. 

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2016 Junior Fife & Drum Appreciation Day

On Sunday, August 7, 2016, The Company of Fifers and Drummers celebrated Junior Fife & Drum Appreciation Day. The afternoon included performances by two junior corps followed by an open jam session.  

Thank you to our performers, the Marlborough Junior Ancient Fife & Drum Corps of Marlborough, Connecticut and the William Diamond Junior Fife and Drum Corps of Lexington, Massachusetts. You are both appreciated for your talent and time.  Plus, you are carrying on the tradition and keeping fifing and drumming alive in our great nation!

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June 18 Strategic Planning Meeting

The Company of Fifers and Drummers Executive Committee held a special meeting on Saturday, June 18 to review the results of the 2016 Membership Survey and to begin the process of developing a draft strategic plan that will act as a North Star to guide Company decision-making for the next five years.  This special meeting was run as a workshop to explore new ways of looking at old problems, and to ensure that feedback from the fife and drum community was heavily weighted in that process.

Company Hall Update

It’s now early June with the muster season upon us.  It is the time in our lives that gives us some of our greatest joy.  There is nothing like seeing the happiness that we bring to the audiences, that watch and listen to the music of our great country.  We are blessed with the ability to do so.  Without further adieu, I ask you to pardon me for not being with you at the Ole Toga Muster.  To Rich and Mary, I hope all goes well and everyone enjoys your efforts.

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