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Carolina Band Summer Clinics

The Carolina Band has several clinics available to high schoolers of different ages. If you plan on leading, playing, or spinning with your high school band or group, you can find yourself here this summer!

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Carolina Band Auxiliary Clinics

Carolina Rhythm is the USC clinic for battery percussion, including marching snare drums, tenor drums and bass drums. Clinicians will include featured Yamaha Artist John Brennan and Carolina Band Drumline Instructor, Dr. Bailey Seabury. Individual students may register for the clinic. High Schools sending a full drumline will receive an instructional block specifically for their line. Posters for this event are available by download. Registration for Carolina Rhythm is open to incoming 9th-12th grade students wishing to improve their musicianship.

Sunday, June 18 - 1 - 5 p.m.
Monday, June 19 - 9 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 4 p.m.; finale performance at 3:30 p.m.

The registration fee is $82.00. If you pay and register at least 10 students at the same time, you will receive a $10 discount per student. To take advantage of this offer, please contact uscbands@mozart.sc.edu.

Housing and meals are not provided by our clinics. If you would like a list of area hotels, please contact the Band Office at uscbands@mozart.sc.edu or 803-777-4278.



Carolina Spin is the USC colorguard clinic. Clinicians will include Katie and Billy Pacifico from Atlanta. Katie and Billy are our Carolina Band Colorguard Coordinators and work with numerous high school bands and winter guards. Posters for this event are available by download. Registration for Carolina Spin is open to incoming 9th-12th grade students wishing to improve their colorguard skills.

Sunday, June 25 - 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday, June 26 - 9 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 4 p.m.; finale performance at 3:30 p.m.

The registration fee is $82.00. If you pay and register at least 10 students at the same time, you will receive a $10 discount per student. To take advantage of this offer, please contact uscbands@mozart.sc.edu.

Housing and meals are not provided by our clinics. If you would like a list of area hotels, please contact the Band Office at uscbands@mozart.sc.edu or 803-777-4278.

 

 


 

Carolina Lead:  The USC Drum Major Clinic - June 22-24

Registration is now open for Carolina Lead! The USC Drum Major Clinic is an intensive 3-day clinic for rising 10th-12th grade students who will serve as their band’s drum major in the fall.  Posters for this event are available by download.

Clinic Features

The USC Drum Major Clinic provides high school leaders with three days of instruction in basic conducting technique, score study, advanced musicianship, vocal commands, salutes, music and marching instruction and dynamic leadership.

Clinic Fee

Clinic fee is $138.50 and includes all instruction and materials, t-shirt, daily lunch and bag to hold all materials. Lodging is not included in the camp price. 

Clinicians

Alicia Crutchlow, Florence Chapel Middle School
JP Davis, Mauldin High School
Ben Pouncey, Doctoral Wind Conducting Associate, University of South Carolina
Kelley Powell, former Carolina Band drum major
Jeffrey Rowser, featured clinician, Morgan County High School

Housing

Housing is not provided by our clinics. If you would like a list of area hotels, please contact the Band Office at uscbands@mozart.sc.edu or 803-777-4278.

Location

Copenhaver Band Hall, 326 Sumter Street, Columbia 29208

COVID Precautions

Current university policy does not require masks in university facilities. Registered participants will be updated with any possible changes prior to clinic dates.


Questions? Contact the Band Office at 803-777-4278 or uscbands@mozart.sc.edu


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