Beating of the Drums



The First Annual Drum line Exhibit was held at the Harrisburg School District on March 5, 2016.  This event was held in the schools Gymnasium with many supportive community leaders, Parents ,Students who came out to support this event.

The purpose of this event was to display Social Awareness and Unity though the beating of the drums. To Unified the Community and created an event that will bring more of the community together. The Harrisburg Cougars who challenge an amazing Drum Line Team called “The Marching Cobras” from Harlem New York who both used this platform as a way to express and show their skills through a respectable competition. 

Thanks to the amazing “The Marching Cobras” and Sapphire Dance team who Mission is to enrich lives of youth by providing opportunities for artistic expression and leadership development through music, marching band, step, dance, and much more. Culturing teens through music and the performing arts which is a language that crosses generations as well as social, economic, and racial barriers. 


Added to this event was “Infamous Unstoppable” from Lancaster Pa, Harrisburg Owned “Elite Steppers”, “Cougars Cheerleader”,Hip Hop Dancer  IDance Mikey, Mim Dancer Darius Howard, and a Christian Rap Artist  Dwight Joppy. The Special Guess Speaker for the event was Jennie Jenkins of Harrisburg Pa. 

Photo By Michele Hairston ©2015