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July 8, 2020

Seattle has been the heart of a long tradition of drum corps in the Pacific Northwest. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, for the first time in many years we will go through the summer without a Drum Corps International show.

June 25, 2020

As educators, it is not enough to simply desire change without the active pursuit of opportunities to advance change ourselves. Because of this, we are taking deliberate action to re-imagine our future as the Seattle Cascades and Northwest Youth Music Association. These are the steps we have taken so far.

June 1, 2020

The Seattle Cascades was founded on and lives by a set of shared values that focus on inclusiveness, diversity, selflessness and a strong belief in family and community.  We design our educational programs to help young people find these values in themselves and learn to apply them effectively throughout their lives. Hatred, racism, bigotry, discrimination, violence and destruction – these are all polar opposites to what Seatt...

May 30, 2020

This all-day event is free and open to all!

Register today for more information!

Time & Location:

June 27, 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM PDT

Zoom Classrooms

Anyone who is new, interested, or thinking about joining our video audition process is more than welcome to join us and experience our world class instruction. Join our contracted and call back members and see wh...

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The Seattle Cascades are the Pacific Northwest’s oldest youth organization in the pageantry arts, representing our region throughout the country for more than 50 years. Each summer, we travel more than 10,000 miles across the United States, competing in some of the nation’s most iconic NFL and collegiate sporting venues.


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Help support our Music and Arts Education programs for the Pacific Northwest. The Seattle Cascades would not exist without our generous community of volunteer and financial supporters. 

Your generous donations of skilled and unskilled labor are vital to the success of the Seattle Cascades. Whether its cooking meals, shopping, making an airport run, sewing uniforms or flags, building props, or taking registrations, there is always something to do. If you're looking for an adventure, volunteer for tour in 2018!  Witness drum corps from the inside. Your efforts are truly appreciated! 

Seattle Cascades are a registered 501 (c)(3) Non-Profit. We strive to keep our member tuition as low as possible. Your unrestricted financial contribution provides general operating support in order to assure the continued existence of high-quality, youth-development programs in the marching arts, Ninety cents of every dollar received is directed towards programs and activities that fulfill our primary mission - empowering young people to grow through transformative educational experiences in the arts.


Seattle Cascades Drum and Bugle Corps

is an activity of the Northwest Youth Music Association, 
a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Corporation 

Federal ID 23-7411558

Northwest Youth Music Association

13717 Linden Ave. N #201

Seattle, WA 98133