Tates Creek Indoor Ensemble is a 501(c)(3) non-profit youth performance ensemble based out of Lexington, KY. Founded in 2004, TCIE started as a Scholastic Open Unit and quickly ascended to competing in the Independent division. Tates Creek competes in the Winter Guard International (WGI) Percussion Independent Open Class as well as Tri-State Marching Arts (TMA) and makes appearances in the Mid-East Performance Association (MEPA). Members of the ensemble typically range between the ages of 17-22 and travel from Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee, and West Virginia.
To provide our cast members with a world class performance experience, enriched through education, teamwork, and motivation.
- WGI 2012 Independent World Finalist
- WGI 2009 Independent Open Bronze Medalist
- Tri-State Marching Arts 9 Time Gold Medalist
- MEPA 2 Time Silver Medalist
- WGI PIO Finalist 2008-2011