Vigilantes Indoor Percussion (ViP) is a contemporary indoor marching percussion ensemble based in the DFW area. Since the group was formed in 2013, it has competed locally on the North Texas Colorguard Association (NTCA) circuit, winning five consecutive circuit championships, and has earned recognition globally as a three-time Winter Guard International (WGI) finalist. ViP is a two-time WGI medalist in the PIO class, taking the bronze in 2015 and gold in 2016!
The 2018 season will be ViP's second season to compete in the Independent World Class Division.
A Top Management and Design Team – The ViP Design Team members have contributed to successful endeavors at every level of the marching arts, including many WGI, DCI and DCA finalists, as well as professional ensembles such as the Dallas Mavericks Drumline and Blast! ViP’s hard working management team has quickly established a pattern of making the members’ experience their top priority while simultaneously molding the group into a fine organization with long term staying power.
Highly Experienced Instructional Staff – Our staff is comprised of top professionals from the local DFW metroplex area, as well as some extremely dedicated instructors who travel from as far away as San Antonio and Austin. As a group, they have teaching and marching experience with many high level groups, some of which include; Blast!, Surround Sound, Music City Mystique, Mission Viejo H.S., Carolina Crown, Cavaliers, Phantom Regiment, Star of Indiana, Crossmen, Blue Knights, Bluecoats, Cadets and many, many more. For more information on individual instructors, please check out the Staff page.
Local and International Business Support – ViP is endorsed by Marching USA, based in Fort Worth. Marching USA is the Texas home of Titan Field Frames, the all new Aluphone, and all Premier marching percussion instruments. ViP is also fully endorsed by Premier Percussion UK, Vic Firth, Remo and Lone Star Percussion.
All That’s Missing is You – You are the last and most important ingredient to the winning formula. If you believe you have what it takes - the passion and enthusiasm - register right away, and make plans to attend our audition rehearsals. Keep an eye on the Audition and Schedule pages for available audition materials and up to date scheduling info. You can also keep up with us via Facebook.
We promise a roller coaster ride you will never forget and a life changing experience.
We look forward to seeing you soon!