drum major

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the leader of a marching band or drum corps

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Yes, if you want to say that I was a drum major, say that I was a drum major for justice.
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.
Though I had no personal experience as a drum major, in my position as a director I auditioned, selected, and trained drum majors each year and these experiences helped me to connect with the participants.
Thomas Bewlay, a drum major from Blyth who is a student at King Edward VI School in Morpeth, won the Army Cadet four-star proficiency certificate for the Northumberland Army Cadet Force.
The commemorative issues feature RAF Uniforms down the ages, from a First World War fighter pilot in 1918 to a Drum Major in the RAF Central Band from last year.
Drum Major Sam Jepson leads the Band and Corps of Drums of the Royal British Legion at the spectacular International Birmingham Tattoo.
And he paid particular tribute to the band's new Drum Major, Corporal Chris Newbery, who led the band for the first time in public.
Absence of affordable housing for New York's shrinking middle class families was one of the hot-button topics at the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy at Baruch College last week.
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.
Daniel Sternberg, director of instrumental music at Simi Valley High School, said the school's marching band will be led by an award-winning drum major, Erich Drossel, who also marched in a London New Year's Day parade this year.