Kiwanis Kavaliers

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The Kiwanis Kavaliers is a junior drum corps ensemble based in Miami, Florida. The corps was a member of Drum Corps International and competed in DCI Division I.

History

  • The Kiwanis Kavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps was established in the fall of 1971.
  • In 2006 the corps withdraws from DCI competition.
  • In January 2007 the corps announced that it would be inactive for the 2007 competitive season.[1]

Through the years the corps has had over 2,000 local youths participate in its programs, which have been written and directed by many local and international artists and music educators.

Mission

The aims and objectives of the Kiwanis Kavaliers, are as follows:

  • To provide youth with an opportunity to enjoy a fun competitive activity which does not discriminate on the basis of ace, creed, sex, or economic status;
  • To provide young adults with an opportunity to enjoy personal growth, teamwork and accept challenges in a positive manner;
  • To provide and maintain the highest possible standard of marching music and dance education;
  • To entertain and promote the marching music activity, to others within our community and around the World;
  • To provide the spirit of fraternity, and an attitude of good sportsmanship, to our members, supporters, competitors and audience;

Traditions

  • Motto: "We Are One"
  • Baritone Section "Riff" coined by AQ

Trivia

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