James J. Coyne Memorial School of Piping And Drumming


Drum Major School

Drum Major School


School of Drum Majoring

Students will be taught the basics of being a drum major for pipe bands. Course may be repeated for credit.

I. Foot Drill

  1. Marching
  2. Counter Marching
  3. Formations
  4. Massed Bands
  5. Slow March
  6. Quick March

II. Signals & Commands

  1. Mace Signals
  2. Verbal Commands

III. Deportment

  1. Dress Regulations
  2. Full Dress
  3. Drill Uniforms
  4. Summer/Winter Dress
  5. Daytime Dress
  6. Evening Dress