Percussion Camp

Camp open to students completing 6th-8th grades with at least one year experience on their instrument
8:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. daily

$55 per student*

A separate Medical & Photo Release is required.

This camp will be staffed by local band directors and private lesson teachers from the area.

Bullet All students will participate in a traditional percussion ensemble, fusion ensemble, and STOMP ensemble.

Bullet Students will have the opportunity to work with some of the top percussionists in this area.

Bullet Students will spend time each day working on rudiments and basic playing techniques.

Bullet Students will be introduced to a wide variety of percussion instruments.


In order to complete your registration for this year’s Percussion Camp, you will need to submit two short videos of yourself performing the types of songs listed below by May 26, 2017. These videos will help us select the music literature we will be performing for this year’s Percussion Camp. You are not fully registered until you receive a confirmation letter or email from GABC’s Worship Ministry Office.

Submit a short video of you playing:

  • A short piece on snare drum, 30 seconds to 1 minute long
  • A short piece on xylophone, 30 seconds to 1 minute long
  • Use your All-Region or Solo & Ensemble music
  • Pick songs that show your ability
  • Pick something that includes some of the rudiments and fundamentals you know

You can use a smartphone, webcam, camcorder, etc. to make the video. If you do not have access to any of these devices, call us at 903-525-1114 and we can setup a live audition.

This camp can only accommodate a limited number of participants so DO NOT DELAY in submitting all of your information and video audition.

Daily Schedule
June 19-23, 2017
8:00 a.m. Group Meeting
8:20 a.m. Rudiments
8:50 a.m. Percussion Ensemble
9:40 a.m. STOMP Ensemble
10:30 a.m. Snack
10:45 a.m. Fusion Ensemble
12:00 p.m. Go home and practice

Percussion Camp 2017