Summer 2020

Drum Major & Band Leadership

Summer Training Opportunities

2020 USA Summer Training Camps

The USA has a 70+ year history of summer training camps. While this year has created a few challenges for all of us, we are committed to provided students with education and training resources this summer. Please review our NEW summer training camp options for 2020. Please contact our Drum Major & Band Leadership Program Director, Acey Blanco (ABlanco@varsity.com) if you have any questions or would like to learn more about this summers training opportunities.

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Virtual Band Program Series

Join USA Drum Majors, Band Leadership and guest instructors for 1-hour courses bi-weekly via zoom.

Courses specialize in content specific to Drum Majors, Colorguard, and band leadership students.

Courses encompass curriculum for band leadership, conducting, spinning, and much more.

Courses are taught by instructors who specialize in that specific subject matter.

Visit the Virtual Band Program Series website (Click Here) to learn more about upcoming instructors, courses and the links to register!

USA Virtual Drum Major Day Camp

The USA Virtual Drum Major Camp program allows students to immerse themselves in a USA camp-like experience where they will participate in courses involving band leadership, conducting, and parade. 

The program will be 4-hours in duration and filled with the resources, tools, and materials Drum Majors and student leaders need to lead their bands effectively, and support their Band Director 

USA Virtual Drum Major Camp allows students to work with instructors who specialize in leadership, conducting, and parade, and students will also have the opportunity to review material specific to their regions respective circuit.

Scroll down the page to sign up for one of the three upcoming USA Virtual Drum Major Day Camps!

  • July 18th – 12:00pm – 4:00pm PST
  • July 25th – 12:00pm – 4:00pm PST
  • August 1st – 12:00pm – 4:00pm PST

For more information, please contact USA Drum Major & Band Leadership Program Director, Acey Blanco (ABlanco@varsity.com)

USA Private 1-On-1 Instruction

  • USA Private Instruction will allow students, parents, and directors to schedule private 1:1 sessions for their Drum Major(s) and band leadership students where a trained, certified USA Instructional Staff member travels to you for a day filled with curriculum specific to your students needs and preferences:
    • In-person available in California only*
    • Virtual 1:1 instruction available*
  • USA Private Instruction is capable of developing specific curriculum involving leadership, conducting, and/or parade and can be tailored to your students individual needs 
  • The USA Instructional Staff consists of leadership professionals, university professors, award-winning industry coaches/instructors, and certified adjudicators.

*Scheduling subject to availability 

For more information, please contact USA Drum Major & Band Leadership Program Director, Acey Blanco (ABlanco@varsity.com)

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