Drum major Academy

JuLY 7-10, 2019

Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL

Students will receive instruction in the following:

  • NEW: Advanced & Intermediate Conducting Tracks for DMs with experience

  • NEW: Extended Individual Help Sessions for DM teams

  • Basics of Conducting

  • Conducting Styles & Techniques

  • Score Reading

  • Basic Teaching Strategies

  • Marching Fundamentals

  • Leadership Skills

  • Creation of Salutes

Cost:

  • Early Bird Registration Rates (on or Before May 17th):

    • $370 for overnight campers (includes lodging, meals, and instruction)

    • $195 for day campers (includes instruction only)

  • Regular Registration Rates (after May 17th)

    • $385 for overnight campers (includes lodging, meals, and instruction)

    • $210 for day campers (includes instruction only)

Instructors:

  • Mr. Brad Wharton, Director of Bands Lake Brantley High School

  • Mrs. Ernesta Chicklowski, Roosevelt Elementary Music Specialist

  • Mr. Chase Jones, Sebastian River HS Associate Director of Bands

  • Mr. JT Patrick, Martin County HS Director of Bands

Basic General Schedule:

  • Sunday - Check-in, 10:00am-12:30pm

  • Sunday - Classes, 3:00-5:00pm, 6:00-9:00pm

  • Monday - Classes, 7:30-11:30am, 1:00-4:30pm, 6:00-7:45pm (Camp Game Night 8:00-9:00pm)

  • Tuesday - Classes, 7:30-11:30am, 1:00-4:30pm, 6:00-7:45pm (Camp Talent/Skit Night 8:00-9:00pm)

  • Wednesday - Classes, 7:30-11:30am, 1:00-2:00pm

  • Wednesday - Final Camp Performance at Awards Ceremony at 2:00pm