Marching Camp To Be Held July 17-22 At Baylor

July 14, 2000

Marching Auxiliaries of America will host a marching camp July 17-22 at Baylor University.

The camp is designed to teach and train high school drum majors, majorettes and color guard the techniques and fundamentals of performing at sporting events. Technical training sessions, team building and motivational activities for developing group identity and spirit will be conducted. Individual sessions will be held, as well as training in specialty routines for top dance ensembles and officers.

Field and concert conducting classes, score reading sessions, marching fundamentals and drill downs, and leadership skill-building and problem-solving classes will be available for drum majors. There will be separate curriculums for beginning/intermediate students and intermediate/advanced students. Majorettes will take part in choreography and leadership sessions for captains and special two-baton twirling classes, as well as marching and twirling basic sessions. Color guard and rifles will have beginning, intermediate and advanced fundamentals taught daily for each division and difficulty level and dynamic, and visual flag, rifle football and pep rally routines.

The camp will be taught by professionals who have performed with groups such as the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, the Orlando Magic dancers, the New York Radio City Rockettes and the Laker Girls, as well as college auxiliary instructors from Iowa State University, Texas Tech University and the University of Florida.

Camp coordinators are expecting 300 people to attend this year's camp. The cost is $219 for overnight campers and $190 for commuters.

For more information, contact Mike Mastandrea or Donna Haas at (800) 977-7933.

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