- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Program Delivery: Online
- Provided By: College
- Session Start: June
- Session Length: One Week
- Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Performing & Visual Arts
- Sub-Categories: Music
- Selective: No
- Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
- Minimum Cost: <$500
- Accreditation: American Camp Association
- Credit Awarded: No
UGA's Online Drum Major & Leadership Academy is an intensive four-day online experience designed to help young marching band performers expand their skillsets. The Summer Marching Band Camp is designed for high school students who have already participated in their school's marching band program.
Our experts provide the personal level of attention required to help you master your conducting and leadership specialty as drum majors and leaders of the band. If you are just getting started as a drum major, our staff can help you hit the ground running; or if you are a seasoned performer looking to tweak some part of your performance, gain unique insight as you grow beneath the instruction of our leadership... And you have never had more fun than you will in the process!
Drum Major: Develop and refine your conducting and leadership skills under former and current drum majors of UGA's acclaimed Redcoat Band. Learn to be an effective communicator both musically and through band leadership. All students will have two daily leadership classes (9:00 - 10:30 AM and 5:00 - 6:30 PM)
Each school represented will have two 30-minute group conducting lessons with our instructors during the afternoon hours of 1 - 5 PM. This is time to focus on your conducting technique and discuss more detailed drum major specific leadership topics.
Leadership: Learn to be an effective leader in your band program with instruction by former and current drum majors of UGA's acclaimed Redcoat Band.
All students will have two daily leadership classes (9:00 - 10:30 AM and 5:00 - 6:30 PM)Each school represented will have one 30-minute group leadership session with our instructors during the afternoon hours of 1 - 5 PM. This is time to focus on your specific leadership skills and goals for your band program.