VIC FIRTH PRESENTS:
DCI “IN THE LOT” 2013

Vic Firth is excited to bring you our EXTENDED coverage of Drum Corps International 2013! Included here is our "in-the-lot" coverage as well as our exclusive "BEYOND the lot" HD multi-camera videos from the corps' rehearsals finals week in and around Indianapolis, IN!


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“BEYOND THE LOT”: Finals Week Rehearsal Multi-Cam

Carolina Crown, 2013 Drum Corps International World Champions
Carolina Crown, Part 2
Carolina Crown, Part 3
The Cadets, winners of the 2013 Fred Sanford Percussion Trophy
The Cadets, Rehearsal Part 2
The Cadets, Full Corps Run-through, Part 1
The Cadets, Full Corps Run-through, Part 2
The Cadets, Full Corps Run-through, Part 3
Madison Scouts, Part 1 of 2
Madison Scouts, Part 2 of 2
Blue Knights, Part 1 of 3
Blue Knights, Part 2 of 3
Blue Stars, Part 1 of 2
Blue Stars, Part 2 of 2


“IN THE LOT”: Indianapolis, IN - Finals Week!

Carolina Crown - Part 1 Carolina Crown - Part 2
Cadets - Part 1 Cadets - Part 2
Madison Scouts - Part 1 Madison Scouts - Part 2
Blue Knights - Part 1 Blue Knights - Part 2
Blue Stars - Part 1 Blue Stars - Part 2
Seattle Cascades Jersey Surf
Mandarins - Part 1 Mandarins - Part 2
Pacific Crest - Part 1 Pacific Crest - Part 2
   

From earlier this season...

Madison Scouts "In The Lot" - San Antonio, TX Carolina Crown "In The Lot" - Denton, TX
Cadets "In The Lot" - Denton, TX Blue Knights "In The Lot" - Denton, TX
Blue Stars "In The Lot" - Denton, TX Mandarins "In The Lot" - Denton, TX
Cadets' Colin McNutt about the 2013 Show Cadets Front Ensemble Mallet Selection with Jason Ihnat
Cadets Snare Line "Scherzo" - LEARN THE MUSIC! Cadets Tenor Line "Scherzo" - LEARN THE MUSIC!
Cadets Bass Line "Scherzo" - LEARN THE MUSIC! Blue Stars Sneak Preview Video
   


CHECK OUT MORE VIDEOS OF YOUR FAVORITE CORPS!
Click a photo below to access each corps’ full video library from the past!


Carolina Crown

The Cadets
   

Madison Scouts

Blue Knights
   

Blue Stars

Pacific Crest
   

Mandarins

Jersey Surf
   

Cascades
   


PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT:
THEY chose Vic, now it's YOUR turn. Check out some of the products used by the worlds most elite marching groups!

Ralph Hardimon (SRH)
With a unique barrel tip and long taper for quick rebound and added control. Available in wood or nylon tip.
L = 17" | Dia. = .710"
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Ralph Hardimon "Chop-Out" Practice Stick
The Hardimon "Hammer" with a rubber tip. The ultimate workout stick!
L = 16 7/8" | Dia. = .695"
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Tom Aungst (STA)
A long‚ "reverse tear drop" tip and moderately long taper. Rebounds with ease and creates a bold sound.
L = 17" | Dia. = .697"
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Colin McNutt (SCM)
Oval tip with a medium-long taper provides great balance with quick response at all dynamic levels. In honey hickory.
L = 17" | Dia. =.690"
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Mike Jackson (SMJ)
A thick shoulder and long taper provide quick rebound and a great "ping-shot". Long reverse taper pushes more mass to the front of the stick.
L = 17" | Dia. = .740" at shoulder‚ .710" at shaft
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MS6 Chop-Out
Combines a rubber tip design and a special taper to simulate the authentic feel of the MS5 Marching Snare stick. Great For practice‚ or for creating unique sound color possibilities on the drum. In hickory.
L = 17 1/8" | Dia. = .705"
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Lee Beddis (SLB)
Medium tear drop tip and short taper for clarity and projection.
L = 17" | Dia. = .700"
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Thom Hannum Piccolo Tip (STH3)
A full sized marching shaft with an exceptionally short taper and a very small tip. For clearly defined highs and unique timbre possibilities.
L = 16 5/8" | Dia. = .690"
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Murray Gusseck (SMG)
With a thick shaft and a medium long taper‚ "M-Dawgs" offer great balance from front to back. The slightly elongated tip provides quick rebound with a bright sound that works well on both snares and tenors. In hickory.
L = 17" | Dia. = .715"
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Tom Aungst Tenor Hybrid (STATH)
Blends the feel of a mallet with the sound of a stick. A step-down grip design‚ pronounced taper and perfect tip shape and size assists the player in getting around the drums easily while producing a great sound.
L = 15 3/4 " | Dia. = .700" at butt | .650" at shaft
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Tom Aungst Tenor Hybrid Felt (STATHF)
Combines the sound of a traditional tenor felt mallet with the feel of a snare stick. Round felt ball head.
L = 15 31/32" | Dia. = .700" at butt | .650" at shaft
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MTS1 Tenor Stick
Unique nylon tip helps pull more sound from the drum and gets great articulation with a defined high timbre.
L = 16 1/4" | Dia. = .680"
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Bill Bachman "Billy Club" Tenor Stick (SBBTS)
Crafted in hickory for durability, lightning-fast maneuverability and a superior rim shot timbre. Produces very big and dark sound.
L = 15 13/16" | Dia. = .725" at butt .676" at shaft
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MT1A
A nylon head with a curved playing surface for ultra-staccato sounds. Aluminum shaft with "anti-buzz" rubber grips.
Head = 1 1/4 x 1/2" | L = 14 1/2"
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MT2A
A super hard round felt head for excellent rebound and articulation.
Head = 1 1/8 x 1" | L = 14 1/2"
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Pesante Series Keyboard
Bass marimba. Produces a huge low-end sound with virtually no attack.
L = 15 3/8"
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Andrew Markworth Signature Keyboard
Soft. Produces many overtones from the low register. Great combination of warmth and clarity.
L = 16 3/4"
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Multi-Application Keyboard
Soft yarn marimba mallet with very little attack. Designed to provide a full-bodied tone in the low register. Rubber core; birch shafts.
L = 17"
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Multi-Application Keyboard
Soft yarn vibe mallet with a full‚ lush sound. Virtually no attack. Weighted rubber core; rattan shafts.
L = 16"
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