Surrey, BC Canada

Inactive Junior
1977 226 27.050 (Repertoire not available)  
1978 218 26.650 Birdland * Night Streets * Chain Lightning * Ponteio * Salsation (from Saturday Night Fever)  
Position 200+ indicates Division II, Position 300+ indicates Division III, Position 400+ indicates Mini Corps.

CORPS Photos

Surrey, B.C. Canada
The Drifters Drum Corps was started in January 1970 with membership consisting of boys and girls from the lower Mainland of British Columbia. Last year the Drifters became the N.W.D.C.A. "C" class Champions in their first year of competition. 1972 Drum Major was Alan Dyck - Director Stewart Liddell, Business Manager Bill McKeigan, Asst. Manager Glenn Young, Music Director Dan MacKenzie, Drum Instructor Vic Bidnik, Drill Instructor Stewart Liddell, Corps Coordinator Joyce Liddell.

In a 1978 program it shows the Drifters are made up of 50 members, 16 Brass, 16 Percussion, 12 Silks, and a national party of four, plus two field leaders. Their 1978 repertoire: Opener: Birdland by Weather Report - Drum Solo: Night Streets by Chick Korea - Into Concert: Chain Lightning by Steely Dan - Concert: Ponteio by Pat Williams - Drum Solo: Salsation from Saturday Night Fever - Re-Entry: Birdland by Weather Report.
Director-Earl England, Brass Arranger - Rodger Breakfield, Percussion Arranger - Alan Kristensen, Drill Design - Mark Hopper & Earl England. Instructors: Brass - Steve McCarty, Percussion - Sheryl Windson, Marching - Brenda Grey."

[From the Spartans of Vancouver, WA Sat July 8th 1989 Drum Corps Spectacular Program.]

Members (2)

Member Name Section Years Involved
bergen, tracy rifle 1977 to 1979
Hambleton, Nancy drum line 1976 to 1977

CORPS 2 items


Drifters,Surry,BC,Pin1-InvestInYouth(RE-3.5)J_U_S from the Richard Elmquist Collection

Drifters,Surry,BC,Pin2-DrumCorps(RE-2.25)J_U_S from the Richard Elmquist Collection


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