Washburn to host camp for percussionists grades 7-12

Washburn Review

Registrations are still being accepted for the sixth annual Northeast Kansas Total Percussion Camp scheduled July 20-24 at Washburn University. 

Open to youth from 7th to 12th grades, the camp provides participants the opportunity to refine their abilities in marching percussion and drumset, with additional clinics presented on tympani, accessories and keyboard percussion.  

Marching percussion instruction will provide students with the tools and information necessary to enhance school drum line/marching band performance. Drum set instruction includes clinics on techniques and performance utilizing jazz, rock, funk and ethnic styles, applicable to school jazz ensemble performance.  Additional clinics on timpani, keyboard percussion and accessories will be presented daily.


Guest instructor will be Brandon Graves, former member of the Cadets of Bergen County Drum and Bugle Corps. Camp directors are Lisa Rogers, a member of the percussion faculty at Texas Tech University, and Washburn University faculty members Thomas Morgan, director of percussion, and Keith Mallory, director of marching percussion/athletic bands.


Fee is $375, which includes room and board at the Living Learning Center.  A non-refundable registration fee of $100 is due at enrollment.

The camp is sponsored by Washburn University.  For information, call Tom Morgan at 785-670-1521 or e-mail:  [email protected].