Sonic Boom VIRTUAL Band Camp 2020

June 22-24, 2020

Registration Deadline: The Sonic Boom Virtual Band Camp registration has ended. We thank you for your interest in our program. We will update our social media outlets should spots become available.

Open to: 8th - 12th Grade Students; there will be special sessions for Band Directors

Items Needed: Zoom App and the comfort of your home


Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, we have revamped our 2020 High School Band and J-Settes Camp. The band camp will continue as a virtual band camp experience for ALL. We must continue to practice social distancing and avoid social gatherings to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

Nathaniel Kenner

General Information

This will be a three (3) day FREE Band Camp virtually using Zoom; camp participants will be required to sign up for their desired sessions on the “Sonic Boom of the South” website.  Students will be allowed to sign up for more than one session. The camp will be led by members of the JSU Band Staff and our wonderful Student Leaders in the band program ranging from Drum Majors, Prancing J-Settes, and Section Leaders. 



The purpose of the virtual camp is to continuously engage ALL musicians (alumni, fans, supporters, prospective/current students) in musical approaches, marching and dance fundamentals. These are skills that will help all develop and maintain musical growth, physical fitness and leadership skills that can be utilized in band programs. Each day will be filled with various sessions to hone in specific areas to assist in various musical and dance techniques. There will also be a special topics course each day.  The Jackson State University Band program is committed to elevating the skills and knowledge that will help the music prowess of all generations.   


Camp Courses

Drum Major Techniques

Designed to give students the opportunity to learn fitness concepts, conditioning techniques, basic marching styles, conducting, and leadership techniques to be successful.

Woodwind Techniques

Designed to introduce basic techniques and fundamentals, instrumental care, ideologies, and pedagogical approaches to instruments within the woodwind family.

Brasswind Techniques

Designed to introduce basic techniques and fundamentals, instrumental care, ideologies, and pedagogical approaches to instruments within the brasswind family.

Percussion Techniques

Designed to introduce basic techniques and fundamentals, instruments, ideologies, and pedagogical approaches to instruments within the percussion family.

Special Topics

An exploration of marching band techniques through lectures from the University Band Staff. Highlighting a few skills in learning how to prepare, organize, teach, and rehearse a band program.

Dance Techniques

Designed to give dancers an opportunity to learn/enhance basic dance techniques while exercising and stretching with the purpose of improving performance, endurance and preventing injury.

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