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FIRST CAPITAL FEATURED ON WEB
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FIRST CAPITAL at THE STAMPEDE
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FC finds SUCCESS at TIA COMPETITION
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FC at PA DAY OF PERCUSSION
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SUMMER TRASH BAND

On the 3rd of September we'll be at 
Clipper Magazine Stadium with the 
Lancaster Barnstormers.

practice at CSY at 2:45


Images from Auditions
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2012's FIRST PERFORMANCE
PENN STATE YORK
FC HAS SUCCESSFUL FIRST COMPETITION


PHOTOS FROM OUR FINAL PERFORMANCE OF THE SEASON at the Harrisburg Stampede home opener
OUR SUMMER LINE and Choir
 at the Revolution
Check out our first performance of the season!
"AWESOME FREAK'N SHOW"
says Scott Wolfinger, KIDA P.A. Judge  2/23

First Capital receives an 85 for their performance
the Highest Sub-Total of the show! 
ANOTHER GREAT PERFORANCE!
at Mechanicsburg High on 3/9!
2013 Summer FC
Performing the Anthem at the 
York Revolution Game on 9/10
with Kelle Rae!
NEW FIRST CAPITAL VIDEOS!
FC HAS GREAT SHOW AT 
CONESTOGA VALLEY on 3/1
FC Brings home the GOLD at the KIDA
Championships!
FC SUMMER DRUMLINE
AT THE REVS!
August 17th
Season 5 begins
Over 30 percussionists
came out on November 1st
to see what FC is all about
A small group of FC drummers put on a preview
of our 2015 at Church of the Open Door on January 11th
They were joined by the 
First Capital Fife and Drum Corps!
Debut of our 2015 show 
On January 31st
FC traveled to Conestoga Valley to debut their 2015 production beyond Baroque. One judge proclaimed that 
 "this show is gonna raise the roof"
Our own Ethan Miller​ was the first ever participant and 1st place winner in the KIDA independent solo competition! Ethan composed and performed this solo at Mechanicsburg H.S.on March 14th. Super proud of this guy!

Later in the day the entire group made the trip to Governor Thomas Johnson HS where the group improved their score by 10 points!
FC Traveled to Hagerstown Md on 3/21 and has best performance of the season! Despite a chilly morning warm-up the group heated up fast to earn their highest score of the season so for!
FC CAPS off an amazing season as KIDA 
independent champions! 

Additionally, our own Ethan Miller was awarded the annual KIDA scholarship! Ethan also performed his Championship Solo Snare piece
A contingent of FC drummers helped bring in the colors at the National Day of Prayer event on May 7th. Thanks for using your talents to support your community and representing FC. Trevor Trout, Hayden Klahold and Matt Hura - Snare. Gregg Gable - Tenor. Wyatt Cunningham - Bass. Rachel Martin - Cymbals. 
On August 8th The FC Summer Trash Can Band
Wowed the fans at the York Revolution Santander Stadium!
the SUMMER FC helped celebrate the GRAND OPENING of the Bobcat Creamery in Mancehester, PA
FC BEGAN THEIR 2016 SEASON with a knock out
performance at Cumberland Valley H.S. on Feb 13th
2/27
FC Travels to Waynesboro for their second performance of the season.  They improved upon their first performance by over 5 points!
3/12
Five of First Capital's finest! 
Rachel Martin, Kamryn Furlow, Gregg Gable and
Trevor Trout all received medals
at the 2016 KIDA I & E competition
on March 13th!

Later in the day the full ensemble broke the 80 mark!
First Capital Caps off another AMAZING season. Finishing the season with a 90.45, the group Had rave reviews from fans and Judges alike!
April 3rd 2016, 
Championships in Chambersburg PA

August 13
SUMMER FC
ROCKS THE REVS!
•••••December 2016•••••
Season 7 underway with Largest and most talented group to date
First Capital Drumline brought the house down with a rousing performance of “Can-O-Saurus,” and ultimately took first place at Paw Search, a talent and variety show sponsored by Penn State York Benefiting THON on Friday, Jan. 20 in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center. 
FC nailed their first performance of 2017
at Waynesboro HS on February 25th!
Kamryn Furlow, Lynn Gable,
Trevor Trout, John Gutekunst, Michel Malda, Willow Silbaugh,
Liam Bradley, Brady White, 
Evan Lentz and Travis Bubb
Received Medals in the KIDA 2017 I&E competition.
Later in the day the full ensemble took the floor for their second show of the year, breaking the 80 mark!
3/11/17 Ten of First Capital's finest earn medals at I&E event

First Capital Independent Drumline shared the stage with some of the world’s finest drum and bugle corps. The Hawthorne Caballeros, Reading Buccaneers and Connecticut Hurricanes we’re just a few of the Alumni corps on hand at the sold out show. The Hanover Lancers host the annual show at the Pullo Center for the Performing Arts on the Campus of Penn State York. First Capital received a rousing ovation and an invitation to return in 2018!
A successful end to the competitive season! 
FC breaks the 90 mark and brings home the gold!
FC make the hike to Tuscora for a
long day of practice and performance!
July 24 - First Capital Drumline Performs at the CREATION Northeast Musical Festival with Bread of Stone.
2018 SUMMER TRASH CAN BAND
caps of a great summer with a performance
at the York Revolution
DECEMBER 2018
Several members of FC had the opportunity to perform with the Greater York Center for Dance Education
in their production of the "Hip Nut" at the Appell Center in York!
October 2018 First Capital Begins Season 8 with one of the largest and most talented turnouts yet!
March 10th FC started a new chapter in their 8 year history today. Adding a complete visual program, guard and all the logistics that go with it. Not to mention doing it with one, three our weekly rehearsal with close to 60 members! No frills, no acting, no costumes, just great drumming (and lots of other percussion instruments...some not so percussive, and flags!) performing their hearts out!

April 1  FC finishes up a successful season 
at the KIDA Championships!
April 14 FC wows the crowd at the 
PROFILES IN MUSIC in York PA. Additionally 
FC is featured in the DRUM CORPS WORLD
JUNE 9 FC Trash Can Band performs at the International Festival of the Arts in PHILADELPHIA!
JULY 1 FC TRASH CAN BAND Spends the weekend entertaining the audiences at CREATION FESTIVAL NORTHEAST!
JULY 4th JACOBUS BLAST CELEBRATION!