July 07 - 10, 2020
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Eastern Illinois University
2121 4th St
OVERVIEW & TEACHING PHILOSOPHY The Section Leader Clinic is ideal for advanced marchers and section leaders. Students learn how to teach marching, run music rehearsals and assist their band directors with organization and administration. The instructors have extensive experience with drum corps and marching bands. The style of teaching is positive, high energy, exciting, effective and efficient. Leadership skills are integrated into the curriculum with an emphasis on interactive activities that develops confidence and experience with communications. Students learn how to adapt what they have learned to be in sync with their bands at home. The effectiveness of this marching band camp program illustrates that hard work can be fun and there are no shortcuts to success. AGENDA FOR EXPERIENCED MARCHERS & SECTION LEADERS Accelerated marching fundamentals review Music basics- tuning, tone production, articulations, reading skills, technique Exercises for teaching marching while playing an instrument How to teach, clean marching drills Basic commands review Motivation, attitude and team concepts Music rehearsal techniques Methods for teaching marching fundamentals of various styles Analyzing and resolving posture problems Closing award ceremonies are hosted on the last day in O’Brien field. DISCOUNTS HALF PRICE for Leadership Workshop if attending this clinic. Highly recommended! Group discounts listed on our All Dates & Prices Page. Special instructions and registration/payment required; must call 217-687-2005 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to set up.