This past January I was offered a contract to be a part of the Mandarins Drum & Bugle Corps front ensemble, and it's one of the best things that could have happened to me. The instructors that are teaching the students are of such a high calibar and it's an experience of a lifetime.
I have never marched outside of my high school marching band, but this is my chance to step up and become a better musician amongst many other incredible musicians.
This is my chance to pave the pathway for the next few years I would love to participate in DCI until I age out, and I want to get started as soon as possible.
The cost of being able to participate in the corps is $2500, but my parents and I are asking for $3100 to help cover the costs of flying back and forth from Sacramento until the tour begins, as well as housing during free days.
If you can donate anything, even $1, it would be a great help to my family. Especially since my parents also have to pay for me to start my freshmen year at CSU Long Beach in the fall.
If you can't donate, please atleast share so others can possibly help my family out.
Thank you so much!