Leadership, Drum Major, and Colorguard Camp

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Leadership Camp

The Texas A&M University-Commerce Leadership Camp features some of the top leadership clinicians in the nation, including Frank Troyka, Director of System Blue Education. Throughout the Leadership Camp, students will learn techniques in both music and marching that will assist them with their future leadership endeavors in the academic year. In addition, leadership campers will be lead through a vigorous exercise routine by renowned exercise guru, Scott Esquibel.

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Drum Major Camp

Students attending the Drum Major camp are given the opportunity to immerse themselves in conducting, leadership and teaching techniques in order to prepare them for their upcoming seasons.  Featured clinician Koji Mori (former drum major with Phantom Regiment, Lassiter HS, GA, BOA Drum Major Institute) and the rest of the camp staff offer a varied curriculum including beginning and advanced conducting gestures, score study, marching pedagogy, practical teaching labs, dealing with the listening environment, and technologies for the drum major and the marching rehearsal.  Additional breakout sessions are offered including conducting challenges and females in leadership.  All drum major campers will have daily leadership sessions with Frank Troyka, Director of Education for System Blue.

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Colorguard Camp

The Colorguard Camp provides participants intensive, interactive training in body, dance, flag and weapon (rifle and sabre) choreography at the novice, intermediate and advanced level.  Colorguard Camp staff, led by Lauren Potter (TAMUC Colorguard Director), are leaders in the drum & bugle corps, college and high school band activities. 

All Colorguard Camp participants attend daily fitness sessions, movement/body/dance classes, choreography sessions, and leadership classes with Frank Troyka, Director of Education for System Blue and clinician with Conn-Selmer, Inc.

Group discounts are available for schools who wish to send their entire colorguard ensemble to camp.  Private instruction for these groups is available with advance registration and prepayment of fees.  Please contact the Summer Music Camp Series office for more information about private instruction.

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2020 Camp Prices


Resident Price

Commuter Price

Drum Major Camp  (Pay HERE)



Leadership Camp   (Pay HERE)



Colorguard Camp   (Pay HERE)



Marching Arts Director Symposium  (Pay HERE)



*Any application/payment received after May 31, 2019 will be subject to a $25 late fee. Once maximum numbers have been reached for each section camp, enrolled will be closed. Please note that the registration for the camp is not guaranteed until you receive you receive a confirmation from the Summer Camp Music Series office. feel free to contact the camp directors at SummerMusicCamps@tamuc.edu if you have any questions or concerns.


GROUP DISCOUNTs (must be enrolled by the director as a group to receive a discount)

Group Discounts are given for groups of 8 or more that sign up together. Students MUST be signed up through this form to receive a discount. They cannot individually sign-up to receive the group rate. Groups of 8-14 receive a $10 discount per student and groups of 15 or more receive a $20 discount per student. (The spreadsheet is color coordinated to assist in knowing what discount you may receive)

Download Group Registration Sheet HERE

Please download the linked spreadsheet above, complete the form, and email it back to SummerMusicCamps@tamuc.edu

If mailing in group or individual payment, please put the attendee name(s) in the memo of the check as well as which camp you are attending (Leadership/DM/Colorguard) and send to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Department of Music
Attn. Summer Music Camps
PO Box 3011
Commerce, TX 75429

 Please make checks payable to TAMUC Summer Music Camps