BKXperience-Perform! Clinic at 2017 Corps Encore
OGDEN, UT – For the first time outside of Colorado, the BKXperience-Perform! clinic will come to Utah as part of the Corps Encore show (click for 2017 show info). The band clinic will feature full clinic sessions for battery, front ensemble, color guard, winds, and student leaders allowing for a greater number of students to participate.
The BKXperience-Perform! clinic–sponsored by Ascend Performing Arts, Jupiter Band Instruments, Mapex Marching Percussion, and Majestic Percussion—is a day of camaraderie and unparalleled instruction for anyone from middle school to college who is looking for a challenge that serves a lifetime. This clinic is open to battery and front ensemble percussion, all woodwinds, brass and color guard at any skill level. There will also be a clinic for drum majors and those student leaders looking to become drum majors.
Learn from the best in the performing arts world:
- Brad Toth (Blue Knights Brass Caption Head)
- Ronnie Pruitt (Blue Knights Assistant Brass Caption Head)
- Mike Jackson (Blue Knights Percussion Music Arranger/Composer and WGI Hall of Famer)
- Veronica Wicks (Blue Knights Percussion Caption Head)
- Brandy Dubose (Blue Knights Color Guard Caption Head)
- …and more!
Clinic participants will learn performance techniques from the world class Blue Knights staff. The clinic will run from 9:00am to 4:30pm at the Dee Event Center Basketball Arena then will be bussed to Stewart Stadium to watch the conclusion of the Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corps rehearsal. Clinic participants will then have a dinner meal in the stadium before watching Corps Encore.
Driving Directions to Dee Event Center: CLICK HERE!
All clinic participants will receive:
- World class instruction by some of the best in the activity
- FREE ticket to the Corps Encore show ($20 value)
- FREE clinic t-shirt
- Lunch and Dinner meals provided
What to bring:
- Battery participants are highly encouraged to Bring Your Own Drum (BYOD)
- Front Ensemble instruments will be available in limited supply
- Brass & woodwind participants should Bring Your Own Horn (BYOH)
- Color Guard participants should bring their own flag
- With DATR Ticket:
- Early Bird: $40 by June 30th
- Pre-Pay: $50 after June 30th
- Without DATR Ticket:
- Early Bird: $20 by June 30th
- Pre-Pay: $30 after June 30th
To pre-register for the clinic, visit the BKMarketplace.org, complete the online form and pre-pay the fee. NOTE: Registration fee increases on July 1, 2017.
Spark! An Ideas Conference
Not attending the BKXperience but want to learn more about program design for marching band, electronics & sound design, music ensemble technique and how to make your band look great?
Music educators, band directors, music & marching instructors, college students are highly encouraged to attend the Spark! An Ideas Conference the afternoon of Drums Along the Rockies. Learn more here or click the button to register now!