DCU - Drum Corps UAE
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DCU Performing Arts

DCU Performing Arts Is a consultancy entity that offers planning, development and organization of events for Drum corps and marching bands around GCC and the Middle East.

We are the Only licensed organization in the Middle East who has official partnership with international organizations responsible for providing professional consultation on music programs and marching bands shows design and implementation. 


Whatever the celebration is for….our bands will draw on the field the best and biggest shows that will reflects your story, and entertain the audience nationally and internationally, combining your own national heritage  with modern performing arts and local music and instrumentation which makes every event a specialized and tailored to each city and each culture.

From YOLLA dance of UAE, To AL ARDAH from Saudi Arabia , Sword dance of Qatar, to the Middle Eastern DABKEH, we combine our shows to be closer to your audience with dance and music that hits the roots of their souls.


  • We are dedicated to the development of self-esteem and self-reliance.
  • Our Programs encourages team work, sportsmanship, civic pride and contributions of one’s personal best to a group effort. These lessons are learned through musical and marching activity in which there is a blending of the arts and athletics.
    With the support of the biggest organizations, best experts, music professionals, and world class teams in the field of drum and bugle corps and marching bands from all over the world , we built our professional network with a wide experience of marching activities and a variety of international certified programs.
  • DCU will help each school building its own corps and get them ready to create the best shows that enables them to participate in the national and international events and championships.
  • Our Team is ready to help you create the best show for your occasion.


It’s a Musical marching unit consisting of brass instruments, percussion instruments, synthesizers, and color guard (which uses props, along with movement, to express dynamic passages in the music accompanying the marching band show).

Drum corps/bands perform in competitions, parades, festivals, and other civic functions. Participants of all ages are represented within the band activity, but the majority are between the ages of 13 and 22.

Brass Instruments


Front Ensemble

Percussion Instruments

Color Guard

which uses props, along with movement, to express dynamic passages in the music accompanying the marching band show


All of these traditional dances of GCC countries has many thing in common as  It’s performed by a group of men using their sticks, swords or sometimes rifles. With rhythmic stepping to the beats of traditional musical instruments like the doumbek – which is made of ceramic and goatskin. It’s used as a percussion instrument.

Since the color guards  and those dances  has the same concept of using the props to play and dance.

The signature and most unique aspect of DCU , is the combination of traditional GCC dance with contemporary color guard choreography.

DCU had made it mark by tailoring special programs that comes from the Arabic and khaliji  cultural heritage and combining it with the modern international one, that reflects the variety of cultures and nationalities within the our community.