Total Percussion Camp
June 16-20, 2013: Rising grades 7-12 or ages 12-17
Lilly Hall at Butler University's Jordan College of the Arts
Tuition - $275 commuter (includes lunch); $435 residential
(includes dorm and 3 meals/day)
Postmark deadline: June 1
Total Percussion Camp
Registration Form (PDF)
This camp is open to students ages 12-17 or who are in rising
grades 7-12. No audition is required; all levels are welcome,
although it is recommended that participants have at least one year
of prior study on snare drum. All students will receive instruction
on snare, drumset, timpani, mallets, world percussion, steel
drums, and concert percussion. A short placement
audition may be held on the first day of camp.
Housing is provided in Butler University's ResCo dorm, which is
air-conditioned. Dorm check-in is 4:30-6:00 on Sunday evening;
check-out is Thursday eveing. It is generally recommended that 7th
graders attend as commuter students. Commuters arrive by 9:00 a.m.
each day and should be picked up at 5:30pm. On Sunday,
all campers, including commuters, should plan to attend from
6:00-9:00pm. Applications must be postmarked by June 1 for
residential campers; full payment due by June 1. Late applications
may be accepted on the basis of available space.
Tentative Schedule for 2013
- Sunday, June 16, 6:00-9:00pm: ALL campers attend for
orientation, scheduling, placement, get-acquainted activities, and
group ensemble sessions.
- Monday, June 17 and Tuesday, June 18, 9:00-5:30pm: ALL
campers follow daily schedule of classes. Lunch included for
commuter campers. For residential campers, there will be
supervised evening activities; 3 meals/day included in
- Wednesday, June 19, 9:00am-9:00pm; ALL campers follow
daily schedule PLUS stay for dinner (no additional charge) and
evening guest artist.
- Thursday, June 20, 9:00am-9:00pm; ALL campers follow daily
schedule PLUS stay for dinner (no additional charge). Finale
recital begins at 7:00pm (tentative). Camp ends at the
conclusion of the recital.
NOTE: Residential campers who enroll for Total Percussion Camp
AND Snare and Tenor Camp may stay in the dorm from
Thursday evening, June 20, until check-in for Snare and Tenor camp
on Friday. Breakfast and lunch on Friday will be provided at
no additional charge.
Need-based scholarships are available; click here for Scholarship Application
Jon Crabiel, Butler University Percussion Artist-in-Residence;
Jeff Queen, International Snare Drumming World Champion, national
clinician and author, soloist in Blast! On Broadway and Matt
McGraw, drumset and latin percussionist.
For more information, please contact us at (317) 940-5500, (800)
368-6852, ext. 5500 or BCAS@butler.edu.