2020 High School Band and J-Sette Camp
Dates- June 23-29, 2020
Objective: To provide extensive curriculum/teachings of musical pedagogical approaches, marching fundamentals and dance while providing a fun yet strategic learning atmosphere for secondary schooled instrumentalist/band directors. Competencies will include leadership skills, social maturation, instrumental/musical growth, physical fitness and networking amongst students. There will also be roundtable discussions that will be held for band directors (open to all interested) that will include various topics. The Jackson State University Band Staff is committed to fostering a safe and nurturing environment where students can feel comfortable and safe enough to learn the skills/knowledge that will elevate the musical prowess of this and future generations.
Description: Come join the famous Sonic Boom of the South as we give you an extensive look into what it takes to be a part of the “Summa Cum Laude of Bands!” We offer an array of different ensembles to participate in coupled with the marching band. The ensembles will include but are not limited to: Marching Band, Concert Band(s), Jazz Band(s). We will be offering master classes held by the renowned Sonic Boom band staff and other accomplished band directors. There will also be outstanding social events for student enjoyment! Drummajors will learn a famous “Get Ready” routine, and also be featured in the field show. All Drummajors will have to play their instruments during camp. Dancers will learn comprehensive dance techniques and field/stand routines patterned after the “Thrill of a Billion Eyes” the Prancing J-Settes.
For advanced 8th graders-12 graders in the 2019-2020 school year, as well as 2019 high school graduates. This camp is NOT for beginners or for those that have not had marching band experience. Students must have completed at least one year of marching band at their home schools.
Resident (on campus) -$350 (will include lodging, meals, and paraphernalia)
Group Rate for five (5) or more participants from the same school - $300 (will include lodging, meals, and paraphernalia)
Commuter (off campus) - $300 (will include meals and paraphernalia)
Deposits - A MANDATORY deposit of $200 will be due on or before May 1st, 2020 (DEADLINE EXTENDED!!)
Full payment/owed payment(s) are due on or before May 31st, 2020 (DEADLINE EXTENDED!!)
All payments are preferred to be made online. If there are any outstanding balances to be made, we accept money orders and cashiers check ONLY made payable to "JSUBANDS"
LODGING AND MEAL OVERVIEW:
Lodging: for those that pay, will be in a suite-style dormitory (2-4 units per space). Students will be able to room together if their directors/parents bring those that would desire to room together at the same time, however, please be advised that rooming together (although common) may not always be applicable. It is preferred that all directors/chaperones room on the same floor. Directors and Chaperones will be housed in the same dormitories as students. You can view a sample dormitory by visiting this link. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be served daily.
GENERAL SCHEDULE OVERVIEW:
Marching Band Playing Session
Field Show Content
REGISTRATION (3 Steps):
- Visit this link (registration closed) and fill out all of the necessary information on the online application
- Make your payment(s) online by visiting this link [PAYMENT PORTAL WILL BE OPEN SOON] ($200 deposit due May 1st,2019/Full payment/outstanding balance due May 31st, 2019)
- Bring the forms/information that are below with you to registration sign in on June 23rd
- Signed “Release and Consent” and "Indemnification" Form (click here to access forms)
- A COPY of your Insurance Card (FRONT AND BACK)
- All Outstanding Payments in form of MONEY ORDER or CASHIERS CHECK (NO CASH!!)
- Proof of payment if you paid online (you can retrieve your receipt online)
The detailed information regarding what to bring, auditions and other will be sent on or before May 15th, 2019
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT:
ONLINE APPLICATION (Registration closed)
For questions regarding the camp, please contact Roderick Little, Camp Director at firstname.lastname@example.org (prefered)/601-979-7063 or Courtney Lett, Administrative Assistant at 601-979-2026.