Marching Arts Director Symposium

Marching Arts Director Symposium poster

The Director Symposium is designed to connect marching ensemble educators with colleagues and experts in the activity in a three-day series of clinics and hands-on sessions specific to the marching arts.  Clinic sessions are offered in a variety of areas including marching ensemble show design, music arranging, drill design, movement instruction, leadership development, volunteer mobilization, fund-raising, rehearsal techniques, marching percussion, colorguard, electronic rehearsal tools, outdoor sound reinforcement, administration and adjudication.  Classroom sessions, masterclasses and interactive activities led by leaders in the drum and bugle corps, college and high school marching band activities seek to inspire educators with practical and creative tools to take their teaching and ensembles to the next level.  Symposium participants will also have the opportunity to observe concurrent sessions of the annual Leadership, Drum Major and Color Guard Camp.

Please use last year’s schedule as a reference. This years is being developed and will be posted upon completion.  Last Year's Director Symposium Schedule

Texas A&M University-Commerce is proud to partner with The Blue Devils Drum & Bugle Corps and System Blue Education to provide clinic participants with access to the creativity and methodology that have helped them become 19-time DCI World Champions.

Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit up to 16 hours is available for symposium participants.  A listing of symposium clinicians and topics will be announced as soon as the schedule is finalized.

Marching Arts Director Symposium Price:

            Resident: $215        Commuter: $100

ONLINE APPLICATION

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The following forms are required by state law to be completely and accurately filled out before the start of camp. Please turn these in at camp registration.