The Company of Fifers & Drummers,Inc.
PO box 525
Ivoryton, CT 06442-0525

Patsy Ellis
Cooperman Fife & Drum Co.
PO Box 8211007
Route 121
Bellows Falls, VT 05101
802 463 9750

Jim Johnson
The Henry Ford
PO Box 1970
Dearborn, Michigan 48121-1970

Ed Pignone
Old North Church
193 Salem Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02113

Tim Sutphin
Director, Music, Military and Evening Programs
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Williamsburg, Virginia 23185

“RESOLVED BY THE SENATE, That official commendation be hereby extended to the 1st Michigan Colonial Fife and Drum Corps in recognition of their role in preserving and recreating the music of our early colonial history. . .”
State of Michigan
Michigan Senate
Senate Resolution No. 503

“RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES (the Senate concurring), That the Michigan Legislature hereby accords the highest tribute to the First Michigan Colonial Fifes and Drum Corps of Sterling Heights, Michigan. . .”
State of Michigan
Michigan Legislature
House Concurrent Resolution No. 731

“The State and Metropolitan Detroit really doesn’t realize what an asset The Corps is to Michigan. You are a State treasure and I am proud to have had some part in assisting your growth and continuation.”
Dr. William P. Phenix
Former Curator
Historic Fort Wayne

“Thank you for making our banquet memorable!”
June Jucewicz
Banquet Chairperson
Cub Scout Pack 1954

“Please extend my thanks to all your corps members for a super job, both as musicians and hospitality crew for other corps. They all presented a professional and dedicated demeanor.”
Daniel J. Kirk
Coordinator, Special Programs
Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village

Barty-King, Hugh. The Drum. London, England: Royal Tournament Publishers, 1988. P. 117.

“To whatever extent consistency can be hoped for within Britain, The drumming traditions of the British infantry could hardly be expected to have traveled across the Atlantic without suffering some degree of deviation. But doubtless it would be difficult to fault the performances of the 1st Michigan Colonial Fife and Drum Corps formed in 1974. . .”