Drum Major Academy Schedule

*Snacks and Water breaks will be incorporated into rehearsal blocks.

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
Time Activity
2:00 – 3:00 PM Registration
3:00 – 3:30 PM Joint Opening Session (introdution and camp policies)
3:30 – 5:30 PM Group Session (conducting and music rehearsal techniques)
5:30 – 6:15 PM Dinner
6:15 – 9:30 PM Individual Sessions (on mace and/or conducting techniques)
9:30 – 11:00 PM Group Activity
 
Thursday, June 29th, 2017
Time Activity
8:00 – 8:45 AM Breakfast
8:45 – 10:30 AM Group Session (effective teaching and cleaning of marching fundamentals)
10:30 – 11:30 AM Individual Sessions (on verbal, visual, and whistling commands)
11:30 – 12:00 PM Group Session (ensemble breathing exercises)
12:00 – 12:45 PM Lunch
12:45 – 2:30 PM Group Session (parade management)
2:30 – 4:00 PM Group Session (showmanship and choreography tips)
4:00 – 5:15 PM Individual Sessions (mace technique and choreography)
5:15 – 6:00 PM Dinner
6:00 – 7:00 PM Group Session (score reading and macro based analysis)
7:30 – 9:30 PM Mace Diagnostic (on technique, showmanship and choreography)
9:30-11:00 PM Group Activity
 
Friday, June 30th, 2017
Time Activity
8:00 – 8:45 AM Breakfast
8:45 – 9:30 AM Group Session (Breathing Exercises & Warm-Up Drill)
9:30 – 9:45 AM Group Session (Conducting without Signal Baton)
9:45 – 10:15 AM Separate Conducting Groups
10:15 – 11:45 AM Small Group Session (Conducting)
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM Lunch & Clean Cabins/Pack Bags
12:45 – 1:30 PM Group & Individual Session (Mace/Conducting)
1:30 – 3:00 PM Group & Individual Photos and Prep for Exhibition
3:00 – 4:30 PM Exhibition Performance
4:30 PM Camp Concludes