2017 Annual Meeting
The Company of Fifers & Drummers held its Annual General meeting this past Saturday on April 8th. 17 corps were represented by their delegates and 14 individual members were also in attendance.
Museum Building Drainage and Sidewalks
Long overdue, we'd like to share with you some incredible work done to address drainage issues at the Company of Fifers & Drummers Museum by Andrews-Perry Construction, Inc. and supported by donations and discounts from a number of local businesses.
Ancient Times Archives Now Online!
We are excited to announce that the entire archive of The Ancient Times (The Company of Fifers & Drummers own publication) is now digitized and available for viewing and download to members via The Company website. The publication, 133 issues spanning 1973 to 2014 represent a collective history of our community not written anywhere else.
2016 Junior Fife & Drum Appreciation Day
On Sunday, August 7, 2016, The Company of Fifers and Drummers celebrated Junior Fife & Drum Appreciation Day. The afternoon included performances by two junior corps followed by an open jam session.
Thank you to our performers, the Marlborough Junior Ancient Fife & Drum Corps of Marlborough, Connecticut and the William Diamond Junior Fife and Drum Corps of Lexington, Massachusetts. You are both appreciated for your talent and time. Plus, you are carrying on the tradition and keeping fifing and drumming alive in our great nation!
2016 Company of Fifers & Drummers Survey Results
On March 12 a call was put out to the fife and drum community to take part in a survey. The intent was to help us all understand what the community expects of The Company of Fifers & Drummers, to assess how well The Company is meeting their needs, and to allow suggestions to be offered. In short, this survey exists to help shape the future of The Company of Fifers & Drummers.
June 18 Strategic Planning Meeting
Board of Director Elections, 2017-2019 Term
Company Hall Update
It’s now early June with the muster season upon us. It is the time in our lives that gives us some of our greatest joy. There is nothing like seeing the happiness that we bring to the audiences, that watch and listen to the music of our great country. We are blessed with the ability to do so. Without further adieu, I ask you to pardon me for not being with you at the Ole Toga Muster. To Rich and Mary, I hope all goes well and everyone enjoys your efforts.
Update on Your Company Hall
Sometimes things occur in life that make you sit and contemplate why. Then there are the times when you’re in complete awe of the results of an event and the why’s become non-existent. This is the feeling one gets from the response by all of you who answered the call for help.