2018 Summer Drum Camps

Click for PDF of Drum Camp information sheet

Camp #1: June 25-29, 9:30-3 daily
This is an intensive, challenging camp for drummers and percussionists who are serious about reaching their potential. Open by invitation or audition.

Camp #2: August 6-10, 9-2:30 daily
For middle and high school age drummers/percussionists of all levels of play.

Click to download/printout Camp #1 registration form: word doc or PDF
Click to download/printout Camp #2 registration form: word doc or PDF

Here are a few photos from our past camps. Want to see more?  
Photos from 2011 camp   Photos from 2010 camp
It’s so important for drummers to learn music in a musical context. In each camp we’ll provide plenty of playing opportunities both in percussion ensembles and also in a real life band with our guest artists (guitarist, bassist and keyboardist).

Each day we’ll work on drum set, hand drumming/percussion, and tonal percussion (marimba, xylophone, vibes and timpani). Activities include:

  • Lots of improvisation
  • Playing in a band with our guest artists
  • Hand and feet technique, reading and writing music
  • Daily percussion ensembles: structured pieces and in-the-moment playing on hand percussion & sound tree
  • Drum set round robin – play on two sets with other drummers
  • Efficient and effective practice techniques
  • Practical skills: drum setup, tuning, and types of gear
  • Basics of recording and technology (if time)

Bring your stick bag with sticks, brushes, mallets, a bottle of cold water and a bagged lunch, and get ready to have a fun and intense time each day enjoying a great adventure through the world of drums & percussion.

$350 for the week. Space is limited to no more than 7 per camp. Some scholarship money available. Barters considered. 

Contact Rob 802 247-2700 or info@WholeMusicLearning.com
www.HandsOnMusicVT.com

 

 

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