The Evans Middle School Drumline competed in the Oktoberfest Drumline Competition on Saturday, October 1. This was the first time the group has competed in six years. The group placed third behind two high school groups. According to Director Pam DeBoer, “the students received positive comments [from the judges] on their technique and sticking.”
The drumline practiced every Thursday morning at 7 a.m. to prepare for parades and competition. They also performed for students during lunch on Friday, September 30.
Several volunteers play auxiliary instruments such as tambourines, maracas, suspended cymbals, etc.
The drumline is assisted by drum majors Willis Sutherland and Leticia Sosa. Drumline members include: Braydon Songer, Kilye Hucks, Isabelle Mellin, Hadden Peterson, Abby Allison, Cailyn Burgess, Trey Hull, Chris Luedtke, Anthony Reyman, Cole Denner, Quintin Hull, Ava Green, and Josie Young.