Hugh Mahon, a founding father of Drum Corps International and former Director of The Cadets, turned 80 years old on November 4, 2020.

At the 2019 DCI World Championships, Hall of Fame broadcaster Steve Rondinaro sat down with Hugh Mahon, an inaugural inductee of the DCI Hall of Fame class of 1985, to talk about his days directing the Cadets in the early 1970s and his role in the founding of Drum Corps International soon after.


Members of The Cadets Leadership Team wish Happy 80th Birthday to Hugh Mahon.