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Symphonic Band and Drum Major/Leadership Camp

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Meals for camp participants are catered in the university dining hall. Meals are served in an “all you care to eat” buffet style that includes main hot meal service, grill, deli, salad bar and dessert bar. The cost of all meals is provided in the camp tuition.

Camp check-in and move-in for the residence hall will take place from 1:00 - 3:00 PM on Sunday, July 12.  The final camp performance will begin at 5:00 PM on Thursday, July 16 in the McIntyre Music building Concert Hall.  After your registration application and deposit are received, all campers will receive a packet of information that will include a detailed camp schedule.

Sample daily schedule:

Monday

8:15 – Breakfast, (not included for commuters)
9:00 – 10:45 - Symphonic Band Rehearsal – Concert Hall
11:00 – 11:50 Drum Major/Leadership – Room 113
11:00 – 11:50 Theory (Symphonic students will be assigned by level)

  • Beginning Theory – room 113
  • Intermediate Theory – Room 
  • Advanced Theory – Computer Lab (Music Building) or Choir Room

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch
1:00 – 1:45 - Drum Major/Leadership Academy (brass and percussion students) - Room 113
1:00 – 1:45–Sectionals: ALL Woodwinds – Choir Room
2:00 – 2:45 - Sectionals

  • Brass – Small Ensemble Rehearsal – Band Room
  • Percussion – Small Ensemble Rehearsal – Concert Hall/Percussion Room

2:00 - 2:45 - Drum Major/Leadership Academy (Woodwinds) – Room 113
2:00 – 2:45 Sectional:

  • ALL Brass – Band Room
  • ALL Percussion – Concert Hall

2:00- 2:45 – Woodwinds and Percussion – Small Ensemble Rehearsal – Choir Room and Concert Hall
3:00 – 3:30 Leadership – ALL Campers – Recital Hall (no instruments needed)
3:30 – 4:30 Recreation – Lawn outside Music Building – excursions with counselors only
4:45 – 4:30 Master Class - Locations – Same as above
4:30 – 5:15 – Ensemble Rehearsals- Locations – Same as above
5:30 – 6:15 Dinner (Instruments back to concert hall on the way to dinner)
6:30 – 8:15 – Symphonic Band Rehearsal – Concert Hall
8:30 – Clinician/ Counselor Performance – Recital Hall
9:00 – Recreation (Movie, swimming, etc.)

11:00 – Back to Residence Hall (remainder of commuters check-out)