The 100th Regiment ‘s Corps of Drums is looking for talented individuals who are passionate about music, have an interest in history, and seeking a unique challenge.
To interpret the role of an early 19th-century British drummer, fifer or bugler by playing period music on a rope-tension snare drum, fife or bugle; executing military drills and manoeuvres; providing lectures to visitors; participating in historical dramatizations and parades in a period uniform; and conducting research of historical documents relating to music.
At least 12 years of age; ability to play brass, woodwind or percussion instruments; able to read music; physical ability to perform 19th century British army foot drill and to meet other essential physical demands; ability to learn music and historical information within limited timeframe and interpret it to the public; ability to portray an historical character and perform the role in public.
Desirable Qualifications (considered assets)
Experience playing in bands and ensembles; experience in a marching band; ability to play snare drum, fife or bugle; experience in dealing with the public, customer service, guided tours, heritage interpretation or group animation; experience as a musician in Sea, Army, or Air Cadet.
These are volunteer positions.