A gaggle of younger musicians honored veterans at Dulles Worldwide Airport outdoors Washington, D.C., persevering with a convention that goes again to the American Revolution. 

The musicians of the Fife & Drum Corps from Linton Corridor College, an unbiased Catholic faculty simply outdoors D.C., could sound like professionals, however they’re simply youngsters — some as younger as 6 years previous. 

“I noticed folks taking part in and I assumed it seemed actually enjoyable,” the corps’s fife captain, 10-year-old Luke McGehee, instructed CBS Information when requested how he determined to affix the staff. 

Based in 2000, the corps performs patriotic music everywhere in the nation’s capital. Along with frequently performing for veterans at Dulles Airport, they’ve performed at George Washington’s residence of Mount Vernon and the Nationwide Portrait Gallery. 

Audiences usually are not at all times positive what to anticipate from a fife and drum corps comprised of younger folks. The corps’s drum captain, 13-year-old Xavier Williams, instructed CBS Information that he is noticed doubt.

“They are not going to do effectively in any respect,” Xavier described folks’s preliminary impressions of the corps.

“As soon as we begin taking part in, they’re like, amazed,” Luke mentioned.