Dubbed the Martin Luther King Drum Majors
for Service, the honorees were chosen, in part, because of the link between CDCUs and the civil rights movement, explained National Federation CEO Cliff Rosenthal.
The Fife and Drum Corps head drum major
is the only member of the Army authorized to salute with his left hand.
Using these research questions, field notes, and short interview responses as guides, I formulated more extensive interview questions for each drum major
. I interviewed the three drum majors
in my office on the university campus; these interviews were audio-recorded and transcribed verbatim.
For King, the "great issue in life is to harness the drum major
instinct." Failure to do so lends itself to a range of debilitating practices, particularly for the nonviolent activist.
If history repeats itself, Florida A&M University's famed Marching 100 Band will add another drum major
and change its name when president-elect Dr.
Andrew Friedman is a fellow at the Drum Major
Institute for Public Policy and co-director of Make the Road by Walking.
Much to her delight, 16-year-old Virginia wins a spot as drum major
of her high school band, a position she has coveted.
"At a football game, people are eating, they're talking, some people don't even know we've played," said Thompson, 17, drum major
for the Willamette High School Marching Band.
TODAY See bagpipers, a drum major
contest and traditional dancing at Markinch Highland Games, Glenrothes.
The Church Lads' Brigade Band in the early 1960s with Victor, who was drum major
, far right, bandmaster John Chester (centre) and Graham Snooks (far left), a band stalwart for many years.' FAMILY CONNECTIONS...
Alex Stratford, drum major
and secretary of the band, said: ``It was a very emotional sending off with tears all round.
The GP from the Isle of Wight has a brother Glenn, a former World Drum Major
Champion, who stands at 6ft 3in.