Drum Corps UAE | DCU
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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 in the UAE

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. 

  • 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.

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, reflecting the Emirates vision and message to the whole world.

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

Al Yolla

“is the most popular battle scene dance in UAE culture. 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. Also the oud – a stringed instrument.

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

The signature and most unique aspect of drum corps UAE, is the combination of traditional Yolla dance with contemporary color guard choreography.

Drum corps UAE will make their mark by tailoring special programs that comes from the Arabic cultural heritage and combining it with the modern international one, that reflects the variety of cultures and nationalities within the UAE community.