To the Husky Band Drum Major/Drumline Academy site! Here is where you can find more information about this 3 day camp and register for it!
Dates: June 26-28, 2012
Pack Forest Conference Center
9010 453rd St. East
Eatonville, WA 98328
2011 Drum Major Participants 2011 Drumline Participants
This intensive camp is for the highly motivated high school student who is looking for a fun, high-energy instructional experience. The Husky Band Drum Major/Drumline Academy is limited in size to 30 drum majors and 36 percussionists so as to provide each camper with a small student/instructor ratio allowing the camp staff to effectively diagnose and apply instructional methods based on the strengths, and weaknesses of each student.
Drum Major participants will receive instruction in the following areas:
Campers participating in the drumline component of the camp will be instructed and rehearsed primarily from a drumline setting.
- Effective teaching and cleaning of marching fundamentals
- Effective teaching and cleaning of drill
- Parade management
- Conducting (participants are encouraged to bring scores for their 2012 show(s)
- Traditional mace twirling including tips on choreography
Drumline participants will receive instruction in the following areas:
*Drumline participants should have prior marching percussion experience and capable of playing rhythms comparable to a minimum of grade 4 repertoire.
- Performance fundamentals appropriate to the contemporary drumline
- Effective running of a drumline sectional rehearsal
- Defining and cleaning drumline marching fundamentals
- Visual techniques