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Old City Drum Corps

Old City Drum Corps

                               Old City Drum Corps

        Saint Augustine’s Premier 18th Century Non-Profit Fife & Drum Corps

Re-Established After 42 Years…….Dedicated To Lt. George Carroll

In 1975 when U.S. Army veteran Master Drum Major George Carroll lead the East Florida Fife & Drum at the start of the first Night Watch Parade, he couldn’t know that one of his students would re-establish that group in 2018 to form Old City Drum Corps.

As founder, Sr. Drum Sgt. and Chairman of the Board of the newly re-organized Old City Drum Corps,  I am proud to have trained under George Carroll and am honored and excited to share with you our vision for the new Old City Drum Corps.

The professional musicians of Old City Drum Corps recall the days of 16th thru 18th century periods as they parade in uniforms patterned after those worn by the musicians of that time.  The Corps uses  century period, hand-made rope-tension drums which bring to life the exciting sounds of  16th thru 18th century drumming.  Old City Drum Corps consists of local Saint Augustine professional musicians trained in military marching, choreography and time period musick.  The size of their ensembles can be as small as a two man drumming solo exhibition….and as large as a  full 12 piece  Fife & Drum Corps with color guard & drum major.

As a 501-c3 non-profit, tax exempt organization, Old City Drum Corps is an ensemble of period dressed skilled musicians, whose sole purpose is to

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