About the Drumline

Formed in 2010 by Campbell Phillips and Stephen Liew in response to a demand for high quality precision drumming ensembles, the D²Drumline is now one of Australia’s most highly sought after entertainment ensembles and the only professional drumline of its kind in the country.

The Drumline have a strong reputation for their exciting performances and professional approach to every show. Made up almost entirely of professional musicians (with the odd engineer/dentist thrown in for good measure), the group are highly adaptable, completely mobile, and are experts at creating hot spots of entertainment in a variety of environments.

The Drumline’s extensive performance resume includes:

  • AFL Grand Final
  • ICC Cricket World Cup Series
  • St Kilda Festival
  • Melbourne Cup Parade
  • New Years Eve Celebrations at Federation Square
  • Fashion Aid
  • The Footy Show (AFL)
  • PGA Womens Australian Open
  • Melbourne Rebels
  • Melbourne City Football Club
  • FFA Cup Final
  • Myer Christmas Parade
  • NRL Finals

+ performances for Fox FM, Triple M, Triple J, Channel 7 Sunrise, Channel 10 News, Nike, Cancer Council, Ford Australia and heaps more.

D² are experts at either adapting their existing skill sets and performance to the requirements of each individual performance as well, or simply create a whole new show from scratch. The Drumline also loves collaborating with other amazing artists and over the years have performed with fire dancers, cheerleaders, trickers, hip hop dancers, MCs, DJs, classical violinists, children’s choirs, and world/african percussionists.

The D²Drumline also play a very important educational role in the Australia percussion scene. In addition to their busy performance schedule, the drumline regularly present school workshops and masterclasses around the country, run the D² Training Corps and the Summer Intensive, and host the National Drumline Camp.

“Inspiring the growth of Drumline and marching percussion culture in Australia through educational leadership, high quality performance, and community engagement”

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