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OU Percussion Camp

This summer, the University of Oklahoma Band department is hosting a Yamaha Sounds of Summer Percussion Camp on June 6-7 (9:30 am - 4:30 pm both days) in Catlett Music Center, Norman, OK. 
 
In these camps, Yamaha marching percussion clinicians work side by side with local educators and music dealers to improve teaching skills. In turn, the students develop greater confidence and stronger playing abilities.
 
Camps are located all across the country and include in-depth, hands-on instruction from the hottest names in drum corps such as Dennis DeLucia, Jim Campbell, Bret Kuhn, Tom Aungst, Mike McIntosh, Lee Beddis, Dave Marvin, Matt Savage and many more. During the camp, students rehearse and perform exercises and etudes contained in the Sounds of Summer Marching Essentials book.
 
Key Facts:
– Designed for students of all levels (grades 8-12)
– Campers receive complete marching percussion training
– Sectional and ensemble performing techniques are incorporated
– Special clinic presentations available at certain camps
 
What Do Campers Receive?
Each camper receives a Sounds of Summer T-Shirt, a Sounds of Summer Marching Essentials book, a Yamaha Sounds of Summer Percussion Rudiment poster and a Certificate of Completion.
 
Schedule:
 
DAY 1
 
8:00-9:00 a.m. – Sounds of Summer Camp Registration
9:00-9:15 a.m. – Welcoming Remarks and Introductions
9:15-10:30 a.m. – Full Ensemble Rehearsal
10:30-10:45 a.m. – Refreshment Break
10:45-12:00 p.m. – Sectional Rehearsals
12:00-1:00 p.m. – Lunch (provided)
1:00-2:00 p.m. – Full Ensemble Rehearsal; Directors Session
2:00-3:15 p.m.  – Sectional Rehearsals
3:15-3:30 p.m. – Refreshment Break
3:30-4:30 p.m. – Full Ensemble Rehearsal
4:30-4:45 p.m. – Day 1 Closing Remarks
 
DAY 2
 
9:00-10:15 a.m. – Full Ensemble Rehearsal; Directors Session
10:15-10:30 a.m. – Refreshment Break
10:30-12:00 p.m. – Sectional Rehearsals
12:00-1:00 p.m. – Lunch (provided)
1:00-2:00 p.m. – Special Clinic Session
2:00-3:15 p.m. – Sectional Rehearsals
3:15-3:30 p.m. – Refreshment Break
3:30-4:30 p.m. – Full Ensemble Performance
4:30-4:45 p.m. – Day 2 Closing Remarks and Wrap-Up
 
Camp Fees:
Commuter fee: $90 (Includes daily lunch)
 
Resident fee: $150 (Includes camp tuition, dorm stay, and all meals for camp)
 
Registration for camp is now up at:
 
http://www.ou.edu/finearts/music/bands/sounds-of-summer
 
Please be sure to check this page for important announcements regarding the camp! 
 
Please contact benjamin.holmes@ou.edu with any questions!

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