MUSIC CITY SOUND
The Fisk University Drumline was founded in the Fall of 2014 under the Direction of Professor Thomas Lee Spann, Jr. and assisted by Fisk University Former Student Activities Coordinator Mr. Thomas Lavallais Sr. The Drumline performed at the basketball games, homecoming events & special University events on campus showing school spirit, precision & representing the University as ambassadors for academic excellence.
The Fisk University Music City Sound founded five years after the Drumline in the 2019 Fall semester, led by the Director of Bands Professor Thomas Lee Spann, Jr. & Assistant Director of Bands Professor MarVelous Brown. Their first appearance & performance was during the 2019 Fall Concert at the University Chapel! During the 2019- 2020 school year the University purchased over 50 wind & brass instruments adding to the marching percussion instrumentation. The Fisk University Music City Sound have continued to cultivate marching band scholars’ aspirations to carry on the legacy of timeless music.
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