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All posts tagged "dc’s different drummers"

  • The Sound of Music

    Is Joe Bello Godzilla? ''Maybe,'' laughs the executive director of D.C.'s Different Drummers. Officially, Bello will just be the conductor of the Capitol Pride Symphonic...

  • Drumming Decades

    ''My passion for the group grows every time I'm with them,'' says Joe Bello of D.C.'s Different Drummers. Bello is not the only one. This...

  • Pride's Rainbow

    ''Oh, there's Chuck Bell! He said it wouldn't rain on our parade, and it didn't!'' NBC4 news anchor Wendy Rieger, returning as lively emcee for...

  • Squaring Off

    When square-dance devotees talk about this all-American (well, sort of) art form, they're bound to get to the patterns eventually. And why not? From above,...

  • Life Songs

    After a recent dress rehearsal with the Capitol Pride Symphonic Band, director Joe Bello was feeling emotional. ''They actually moved me to tears on the...

  • Wondrous Winds

    Get up close and personal with small ensembles, consisting of quartets and quintets, of the D.C. Different Drummers during its upcoming concert, Intimate Winds: Beautiful...

  • Seasonal Sounds

    Though Mother Nature has yet to conjure a winter wonderland in the capital, D.C.'s Different Drummers (DCDD) have the soundtrack at the ready with ''Winter...

  • Strike Up the Band

    Music aficionado or not, chances are most GLBT Washingtonians have had a least a brush with the D.C. Different Drummers during the band's 25 years....

  • D.C. Different Drummers

    Photo by Michael Wichita DC's Different Drummers Mission: Create fine music, have fun, play with pride, work together and educate others. Founded: 1980 Number of...

  • Band in Motion

    Bandmates: Clockwise from top: Conductor Scott Barker, Matt Swearman, Eddie Banks, Anja Maguire, Jodi Hains, Kim Webb, and Marc Martin-ez. (Photo by Michael Wichita )...

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