St. Mary's Drumline Performance Resounding Success at Provincials

Flamborough Review By Mac Christie The St. Mary Catholic Secondary School drumline beat their way to their fourth-consecutive provincial championship in early May. The 2015 Drumline Ontario Provincial Championship was held in Welland May 9, and the win gave the school its fourth in four years competing. Corey Pearce, the St. Mary drumline director and instructor said he’s proud of how hard the students work to perform at such a high level. “They put in a lot of hours learning how to drum and perfecting their competition piece,” he said. Pearce noted the piece, inspired by Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ and complete with costumes and choreography, was the first attempt at a theatrical work. “Ou

Celebrating St. Mary Drumline Success

Group earns fourth provincial title in four years By Craig Campbell Dundas Star News (May 22, 2015) Dedication and inclusiveness are two keys that have unlocked ongoing success for the St. Mary Catholic High School Drumline. The four-year-old group locked up its fourth straight provincial championship this year, while also entering United States competition for the first time – and taking first place in the New York State Percussion Circuit Championship. They won five different competitions, going undefeated all year. “It’s kids who buy into the program,” Drumline director Corey Pearce said, when asked what accounts for the group’s early and continued success. The vast majority of

DrumLine Battle and SoundSport

COREY PEARCE PERCUSSION is proud to have been the presenting sponsor of DrumLine Battle and SoundSport competitions for the 2015 season with Drumline Ontario. There where three contests in Ontario that where held in Hamilton, Oakville and Welland. Over this conpetition season there where seven drumlines that perticipated in DrumLine Battle and two SoundSport Teams.

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