drum major drum major

Definition(s):

  • (n) the leader of a marching band or drum corps

Usage(s):

  1. In the '20s, somebody dreamed up the idea of leading off the band with a female drum major, and the drum majorette was born.
  2. Kanye West said before he and Jamie Foxx took the stage in full drum major gear.
  3. In the memorable finale, a color-guard member avenges Spartacus' death by slaying the drum major, climbing his podium and conducting the remainder of the show.

News

  1. Student Leadership Clinics

    This is a leadership camp for music students who partcipate in their marching bands. We will focus on the position of Drum Major, Section Leader, as well as introduce the activity to new marchers. We also host a Percussion camp for all levels of marching percussion. For details, please visit our website at www.StudentLeadershipClinics.org.
    on June 29, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  2. FAMU lifts band's suspension

    Citing positive steps taken since the hazing death of a drum major, Florida A&M University's interim leader said Thursday he has lifted the suspension of the school's famous marching band.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: CNN

  3. FAMU lifts marching band's suspension

    Citing positive steps taken since the hazing death of a drum major, Florida A&M University's interim leader said Thursday he has lifted the suspension of the school's famous marching band.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: CNN

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