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We have three large ensembles. The Capitol Pride Symphonic Band and DC Swing! start their rehearsal seasons in either the beginning of the year or after the summer. Marching Band starts in the late spring, but it's never a bad time to join one of our music ensembles. 

Click the button to sign up and we will contact you shortly.

Request Online Access

Need Member Access to DCDD?

DCDD members who have paid their dues or enrolled in the Good Fairy Fund (financial assistance program) each get a dcdd.org Microsoft Office account, which includes email, calendar, documents and cloud storage.

Use the Account Access Request Form to acquire your new DCDD Microsoft account. 

 

For IT support please email our help desk at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you have any questions about dues or financial assistance, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you have not paid your dues or enrolled in the Good Fairy Fund, please do so below under "Band Membership Dues".

Member Login

Members Log In Here

Login here with your DCDD.org username and password, or go directly to "outlook.office.com".

The following information, which can be found on the Membership Portal site, is available only after you are logged into your dcdd.org Microsoft Office account. 

Information

Band Membership Dues

Dues for participation in DCDD allow you to join in as many of our ensembles as you like for one price. Our dues cycle runs from August through July of each fiscal year. Questions about dues may be directed to the Treasurer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


The new dues rates for FY 2018-2019 were set at the budget meeting of the Board of Directors for DCDD on July 24th, 2018 and announced to the organization on July 26, 2018. Once you pay dues, your are considered a voting member and are encouraged to attend all board meetings. They are good for one year only.

 

 

Standard Member

$175
Good Fairy Fund Information

Financial Assistance Available!

Financial constraints should not stop anyone from participating in DCDD. We assist members who have need by offering payment plans or the opportunity to volunteer and work off dues through the Good Fairy Fund.  Please click on the button titled Good Fairy Fund Information to learn more!

Sign Up to Volunteer

GET INVOLVED!

Do you want to Volunteer and be the backbone of DC's Different Drummers success?


Then check out the Volunteering Portal on Microsoft 365 and sign up today!

Members must be logged into your dcdd.org Microsoft Office account (portal.office.com) to access this section of the Membership Portal. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for assistance if you're having trouble logging in.


Non-Member Volunteers

If you are not a DCDD dues paying member but would still like to volunteer then that's fabulous! Thank you so much for expressing interest in helping us. We have opportunities just for you!

Click on the links to the volunteer sign-up sheets below and you can join our volunteer force today!

  • •   Marching Band Volunteering (Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
  • •   Community Outreach Events Volunteering
  •    Ensemble Concerts Volunteering
Submit Feedback

Anonymous Feedback

CLICK HERE for the Membership Anonymous Feedback Form if you are a dues paying member (ideas, suggestions, concerns, complaints, etc).

Feedback is crucial for any organization to maintain transparency, accountability and integrity. It is also promotes success via innovation and creativity. Your opinions, perspectives, concerns and ideas DO make a difference and will be reviewed.

 

You must be logged into your dcdd.org Microsoft Office account (portal.office.com). Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for assistance if you're having trouble logging in.