Bands of America Drum Major Institute
For four decades, student leaders and band directors have looked to Bands of America for the latest in marching band performance and leadership training. The Bands of America Drum Major Institute will INFORM and INSPIRE outstanding student leaders, uncovering their innate musical abilities and personal character strengths while simultaneously providing new skills and perspectives.
CORE Teaching Principles – Character, Content, Communication, and Chemistry – permeate every aspect of our program.
A sound and modern curriculum designed to equip young leaders with advanced leadership techniques for use both in band and in life. Taught by the best educators and leaders in music education, veteran drum majors, new drum majors, and any students aspiring to be drum majors, will learn musical and visual knowledge possessed by the most effective drum majors. Score study and concise conducting patterns, enhanced visual acuity and showmanship, teaching methods, and instructional insight will inspire and challenge all students regardless of their drum major experience.
Drum Major Institute Faculty
What are students saying about Drum Majors at America’s Camp?
I had no idea what to expect going in, but now I feel excited/prepared for the rapidly approaching season.
DMI has been the best camp I’ve ever been to and has changed my perspective on life!
The atmosphere at camp is amazing! I wish my whole band could go and experience it!