Summer Percussion & Guard Workshop

July 11-13, 2019

All camp participants will be performing exercises, equipment focused performance material, and etudes designed to increase their skill level. This camp should ultimately promote the enjoyment of, and overall dedication to, the future of percussion and guard.

The cost for the camp is free for the first 100 registrations. We will provide:

  • Music
  • Materials
  • Workshops/Classes/Clinics/Instruction

Each member must provide their own instrument. Front Ensemble instruments may be available upon request. Please coordinate with camp coordinator Aaron Hines.

Schedule & Information

  • Thursday – 7:45am is the check-in/registration time. PLEASE DO NOT BE LATE! We will be meeting at Reed HS near the band trailers.
  • We start rehearsing at 8am.
  • We will take a lunch break from 12-1pm (bring your own food and drink or money to walk to locations across the street).
  • We will rehearse until 4pm. PLEASE know that we will STOP rehearsing at 4pm and will then need to return equipment and clean the areas we were in. This will take about 30 minutes.
  • Friday – 7:45am is the check-in/registration time. PLEASE DO NOT BE LATE! We will be meeting at Reed HS near the band trailers.
  • We start rehearsing at 8am.
  • We will take a lunch break from 12-1pm (bring your own food and drink or money to walk to locations across the street).
  • We will rehearse until 4pm. PLEASE know that we will STOP rehearsing at 4pm and will then need to return equipment and clean the areas we were in. This will take about 30 minutes.
  • Saturday – 8:30am is the meeting time so we can unload, set-up, and do production run-throughs of our performance our Artown Performance. PLEASE DO NOT BE LATE! We will be meeting the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows William N. Pennington Facility (1300 Foster Dr., Reno, Nevada 89509)
  • 3:00pm is when our Artown Performance begins at the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows William N. Pennington Facility (1300 Foster Dr., Reno, Nevada 89509). ADMISSION IS FREE! This will be a fun time for your friends and family  =)
  • After our performance we will clean up all areas of campus and return all equipment to their rooms or trailers. Expect to be done no earlier than 5pm.

 

Items to bring:

  • Something to take notes with
  • Pencil
  • Water Bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Ear Plugs
  • Practice Pad
  • Sticks/Mallets
  • Snacks
  • Movement Appropriate Clothing (NO JEANS OR RESTRICTIVE CLOTHING ALLOWED)
  • Positive Attitude
  • 'A' Game