Stay tuned for details on our 2025 Fife & Drum Workshop!


The Middlesex County Volunteers Fifes & Drums (MCV)
relaunched our annual Fife & Drum Workshop on March 23, 2024 in Lexington, Massachusetts.

Class topics included:
Building Curriculum, large and small scale
Ensemble 101: working together
Historical Manuscripts, how to find and use them
Moving from Junior to Senior fife & drum corps: what to expect, what to ask -Panel Discussion
Round table with all speakers
The Brain and Memorization


Presenters at 2024 MCV Fife & Drum Workshop:
  • Don Heminitz
  • Joe McSweeney
  • Bill Putnam
  • Larissa Sasgen
  • Stephan Southard
  • Joanna Suber
  • Steven Taskovics









MCV thanks Massachusetts Cultural Council for their generous support.

Scottish Rite Museum & Library, 33 Marrett Rd, Lexington, MA: venue for 2024 workshop