The Drums are very proud to share this article published by the Toronto Star, featuring one of our youngest drummers, Ethan Scott. The article touches on Ethan's love of music and history, his experience drumming and his envolvement with the Drums 1812 at the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. Please follow the link below to read the article. http://m.thestar.com/#/article/news/gta/2015/06/18/young-toronto-drummer-gets-once-in-a-lifetime-chance-to-re-enact-battle-of
The Drums 1812 made their presence known in Europe after their first performance playing for the "top brass" - including the Duke of Wellington - at the Duchess of Richmond's ball at the Chateau St Anne in Brussels. Immediately ridding themselves of any jitters from the red eye flight across the pond the day before, the Drums added to the esteem of the event by playing some of its favourite pieces to the assembled audience of esteemed guests including classics like Scipio, Co
After spending the night in Amsterdam the drums have finally arrived in Brussels, Performing tonight at the Duchess of Richmond's Ball this evening! keep checking back for updates to this blog from the battle field while we are at Waterloo 2015!
This Past Saturday July 6th, The Drums Crown Forces visited Stoney Creek for the re-enactment of The Battle of Stoney Creek. The Drums had the opportunity to take part in two battles and also had the pleaseure of performing two demonstrations. In preperation for our trip across the pond to Waterloo next week, our drummers took the opportunity to work on company drumming, including firing beatings and other commands with the rest of the Crown Forces Regiments. Lastly, The Drum