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Drum Major/Marching Leadership Camp - June 17 - 20, 2020

The focus of the Auburn University Marching Leadership  Camp is on developing leadership skills, improving basic and advanced technique, and enhancing the overall impact of a marching band performance. The Marching Leadership Camp is staffed by the directors and student leaders of our very own Auburn University Marching Band.

The program is open to high school Drum Majors and Section Leaders who will be in the 9th through 12th grade in the upcoming school year.

List of Registration Requirements

Step 1: Submit your camp registration.

Step 2: Await a confirmation email and promo codes for any available discounts you may qualify for.

Step 3: Once received, use the link found in the confirmation email to pay online, or mail payment to:

AU Summer Band Camps
P.O. Box 3425
Auburn, AL 36831

Please make checks and money orders payable to AU Band Department.

The deadline for all 2019 Camp registration, paperwork and payment is May 29, 2020.

Tuition Costs

3 - Night Camp (High School Symphonic and Leadership)

Resident $375
Commuter $275

2 - Night Camps (Auxiliary, and Middle School Symphonic)

Resident $300
Commuter $200

1 - Night Camps (Yamaha Percussion Camp)

Commuter only $60

Back-to-Back Camps (i.e. High School Symph. THEN Leadership)

Resident $600

***NOTE: If back-to-back rate is used, the only further
discounts can be the early-bird.

Commuter $400

Discounts (Non-Percussion Camps)

District Honor Band  (Program required)

$20 off

All-State Honor Band (Program required)

$20 off

Returning Camper (previous years)

$20 off

Group Discounts

Contact J. Wine

Leadership Camp Features

  • Large and Small Group Conducting Sessions
  • Leadership Sessions
  • Marching and Music Instruction
  • Evening Social Activities
  • Lodging in AU Residence Halls (A commuting option is also available.)
  • T-Shirt and Certificate
  • Finale Concert/Performance

What to Bring

  • Comfortable clothes and walking shoes (no flip flops!)
  • Bed linens for a twin bed (Extra long if possible)
  • Pillow and blanket
  • Bath towels and washcloths
  • Toiletry items
  • Spending money for souvenirs and snacks
  • Tennis shoes and sunglasses
  • Hat, sunscreen and personal water bottle (no sharing)
  • Bathing Suit
  • Khaki shorts for the ending performance
  • Instrumentalists should bring their instrument, including all accessories  reeds, neck straps, cork grease, valve oil, and so on.
  • If you are a percussionist, you should bring your sticks, mallets, and/or snare drums.
  • Auxiliary participants will need to provide their own equipment (e.g., batons, rifles, sabers, flags, and flag poles).


Mr. Josh Wine
132 Goodwin Music Building
Auburn University, AL 36849-5421
phone: (334) 844-4166
fax: (334) 844-3170

Last Updated: 03/06/2020