Drum Majors
Drum Majors

Bands of America Drum Major Institute at the Music for All Summer Symposium, presented by Yamaha

Join Us in 2016

2016 Music for All Summer Symposium
Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
June 27 - July 2, 2016 • Leadership Weekend June 25-27

 Attitude, Experience and Artistry... The key building blocks for success and leadership: 

These are traditions that define Bands of America. For nearly four decades, student leaders and teachers have looked to Bands of America for the latest in marching band performance and leadership training. Drum major training, through the lens of overall band development, centered on personal and peer leadership, has always been a BOA mainstay.


A Solid and Trusted Brand:

Over the years, more than 20,000 of America’s best and brightest have come to Summer Symposium drum major camps to prepare as leaders with the skills, practical experience and pedagogy needed for success. They study and learn in a professional, educationally sound, safe environment that is built on 35+ years of mission driven experience. The Music for All Summer Symposium is one of the nation’s largest annual gatherings of scholastic music majors, America’s best music educators, and leaders in the elds of student and leadership development. Simply put, the Music for All Summer Symposium is the place to come for a positively life-changing musical experience centered on personal growth and development.

Who’s the DMI for?

The Bands of America Drum Major Institute is not just for new or current drum majors. It is also for students aspiring to be drum majors, in addition to those currently in positions or aspiring to develop as leaders in their band and in life. Choosing to come can be a student’s personal choice, a teacher’s choice to acquire and maximize student (leadership) resources to improve the program or a parent’s desire to see his or her child take the next step
in their development. More often than not, it’s all of the above…and we promise to deliver results.

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