Drum Major Camp

Drum Major Camp

Welcome to our Drum Major Camp! Whether you’re already the drum major of your band or aspiring to take the podium, our specialized camp is designed to elevate your skills in conducting and leadership. Join us for a transformative experience where you will engage in a variety of activities, personalized help sessions for drum major teams, and fundamentals in score reading and marching. Develop stylistic conducting styles, learn effective teaching strategies, and master the art of creating salutes. This camp is your stepping stone to becoming a more confident and skilled drum major. Sign up today and lead the way to musical excellence!

Students will receive instruction in the following:

  • 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

Overnight Participant Fee

Early Bird: $300 (until May 10th)
Regular Fee: $350 (starting May 11th)
Includes 3 nights lodging, meals, and instruction.

Daily Participant Fee

Early Bird: $200 (until May 10th)
Regular Fee: $250 (starting May 11th)
Includes instruction and 3 meals a day


Chase Jones  — University of Arkansas Assistant Band Director, former University of Arkansas Drum Major & former Phantom Regiment Assistant Conductor

Alex White — John Sevier Middle School Band Director & former University of Tennessee Pride of the Southland Band Drum Major

Basic Schedule