Blazer Marching Academy

JUNE 20-22, 2019

The first annual Blazer Marching Academy provides high school marching band members a great educational experience to improve marching technique, performance abilities, and leadership skills. All tracks offer high level instruction from professional music teachers in Georgia.

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Registration deadline is Monday, June 17.

Schedule and parent handbook (PDF)

PERCUSSION

The percussion track focuses on marching percussion techniques for a wide range of ability levels. Students will be separated into a various ensembles ranging in different levels of experience from beginning to advanced players. There will also be a front ensemble track where students of varying experience and abilities can learn outdoor techniques as well as basic stroke and approach to the front ensemble.

Meet the percussion clinicians

GUARD

The guard track focuses on marching percussion techniques for a wide range of ability levels. Students will be separated into a various ensembles ranging in different levels of experience from beginning to advanced guard members.

Meet the guard clinicians

MARCHING LEADERSHIP

The marching track focuses on marching and music skills aimed at improving performance and leadership abilities. Our focus is on tangible concepts that students can take to their home bands. Students will experience integrated instruction in the areas marching fundamentals, conducting, musicianship, and leadership skills.

DIRECTORS

High school band directors are encouraged to attend sessions in all areas and will be provided opportunities to speak with camp clinicians. Registration is free for high school band directors.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Please contact:

Dr. Benjamin Harper
bgharper@valdosta.edu
(229) 249-4965