FOunded in 1953
The New York Crimson Kings Drum, Fife & Bugle Corps, established in the 1950s, is the oldest and most honored Asian-American drum corps on the east coast dedicated to youth development through music and performing arts education. The Corps has been dedicated to preserving rich musical traditions and the ideals of community service as a non-profit youth arts organization based in the heart of New York’s Chinatown. While offering a free quality music activity for youths ages 10-22, they proudly perform at shows, ceremonies and parades every year throughout the tri-state area. It has been a second home and family for the scores of members to have proudly worn the Red and Gold.