Troopers on Tour: Drum Corps International


  • Euphonium players blare out into the crowd at the Alamo Dome in San Antonio for the Southwestern Championships. (Photo Credit: Pu Ying Huang)

  • The brass section gathers tightly together to hear last comments before marching to their performance at the Kelly Reeve's Athletic Complex in Round Rock. (Photo Credit: Pu Ying Huang)

  • Vibes player of the Trooper's front ensemble Gabriella Vizzutti rehearses part of the show on her four mallets. (Photo Credit: Pu Ying Huang)

  • Brass caption head Kyle Thompson gives his remarks before dismissing the corps to lunch. (Photo Credit: Pu Ying Huang)

  • Members of the corps relax and chat in Vista Ridge High School's gym before getting ready for their performance in Round Rock. School gyms are typically where members sleep and unload from city to city. (Photo Credit: Pu Ying Huang)

  • UT rhetoric and writing junior and bass drummer Patrick Wall eats lunch with his corps members after a block of rehearsal. Food is usually prepared on the Trooper's food truck by volunteers who provide three meals a day and snacks. (Photo Credit: Pu Ying Huang)