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Daily Schedule – Percussion

You design your own schedule! Here is a typical daily schedule for a percussionist (Monday-Saturday). Please see the Daily Master Schedule for more scheduling options if you wish to combine more than one instrument or participate in vocal groups as part of your individualized program…all for one fee!

7:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am Classes (select one): Theory I, Theory II, Theory III, Harmony I, Harmony II, Composition & Arranging, Conducting, Improvisation (Jazz Students), Music Production
9:30 am Symphonic Band*
10:30 am Concert Choir (entire camp participates)
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Symphony Orchestra*, Contemporary Rock Ensemble II*, practice time or Recreation
2:30 pm Wind Ensemble*, Jazz Combo II*, practice time or Recreation
3:30 pm Percussion Ensemble*, Jazz Ensemble II* or Recreation
4:30 pm Jazz Ensemble I*, Contemporary Rock Ensemble I*, practice time or Recreation
5:30 pm Dinner
Evening Special Performances & Workshops | Social or Recreational Activities
Wednesdays (7:30 pm): Camp Recital (Solos and Ensembles)
Saturdays (8:00 pm): Concert (Major Groups & Ensembles)
Sundays (3:00 pm): Concert (Major Groups & Ensembles)                                         See Concert & Recital Schedule for details!– Private lessons by professional staff are offered once weekly (drum set, mallets, timpani, Latin-American instruments, all areas of percussion – $90/hr; $45/half hr). Lessons may also be taken on more than one instrument.

*Percussion assignments for various ensembles are made on Monday during Percussion Ensemble. Placement in Jazz Ensemble I or II and Jazz Combo I will be determined during Jazz Ensemble II rehearsal on Monday of each week.

AUDITION MUSIC: in addition to a short prepared piece that demonstrates your level of musicianship, you will be given music to sight read.

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  • Eastern U.S. Music Camp
  • Dana Arts Center
  • Colgate University
  • Hamilton, NY 13346
  • Eastern U.S. Music Camp
  • 7 Brook Hollow Rd
  • Ballston Lake, NY 12019