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The Colts Drum & Bugle Corps is one of 22 DCI World Class groups in the country. Students between ages 15-21 come from across the country and across the world to compete during the DCI Summer Tour. All 165 spots are filled through auditions, and auditions typically start in November each year.

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Colt Cadets

The Colt Cadets Drum & Bugle Corps is one of 24 DCI Open Class groups in the country, open to students ages 12-18 who live primarily in Dubuque and the tri-state area. No audition is required for membership, and no experience is needed!

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Colts Summer Band

The Colts Summer Band is a concert band ensemble comprised of students in grades 4–8. The group rehearses in Dubuque for four weeks during the summer before presenting their growth in a final concert.

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Colts World Percussion

Colts World Percussion received start up grants from the Iowa Arts Council and the Dubuque Racing Association to offer easy access for young students to quickly learn an instrument and participate in a group music ensemble.

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