Students outside on a field at band camp.

Band Camp

Band Camp

Band camp is a yearly event that takes place approximately a week before the start of the fall semester. It is intended to get members of the band acclimated, equipped, and ready to play before the first game of the season. Please refer to the schedule below for the most up-to-date info on this year’s coming camp.

Band Camp Schedule

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New band members walk up the stairs

Band Camp Check In

Thursday, August 8 at 10amAll PercussionCouch 115
Saturday, August 10 at 10amAll AuxiliariesCouch 115
Sunday, August 11 at 9amAll New Woodwind and Brass Members **Couch 115
Sunday, August 11 at 1pmAll Returning Woodwind and Brass MembersCouch 115


**ALL NEW MEMBERS AND PARENTS meet on Sunday, Aug. 11

11:30am – 1:00pm      Welcome Meeting and Lunch  -  Couch 115

1:00 – 3:00 pm           Free Time to move-in  -  Couch 115

3:00 pm                      Rehearsal Couch Room -  Couch 115

Percussion players practicing on Stamps field under an evening sky.

Percussion Camps

Summer Mini-Camp update: 2024 Dates - June 23 and July 13 

There will be two highly recommended mini-camps for the entire percussion section (battery and front ensemble) on TBD from 9:30a - 4:30p. These camps are not specifically required, but are recommended so that you can learn about playing style and ensemble development in the Georgia Tech Drumline. This gives the staff an opportunity to work with you before the final auditions at the beginning of band camp in August.

Please fill out this form to indicate your attendance at these camps: Be sure that you have filled out a Band Application prior to signing up for summer camps.

1. Fill out the Percussion Audition Form

2. Download the audition material for the section for you would like to audition. The link will be provided once the drumline information form is submitted.

3. Check your e-mail regularly for information regarding registration, camps, and auditions.

4. Practice!

Getting Ready for Camp

What to Bring to Camp:

1. Medical Insurance Company and policy number for check-in.
2. Your parents (if you are under 18).
3. Money for meals.
4. What you need for your dorm.
5. Comfortable clothes.
6. Closed-toe athletic shoes for outside rehearsals. No sandals/ Crocs/ flip flops, etc…
7. Hat and SUNSCREEN.
8. Water bottle/ Jug
9. Instrument/ mouthpiece/ sticks/ equipment
10. Music
11. A GREAT ATTITUDE! – We are going to work hard!





Scheduling Conflicts

If you have a conflict with the Percussion Ensemble or Marching Band Class, DON’T PANIC.

Go ahead and show up for camp and we will help you adjust your schedule when Phase II registration opens August 14. If you have questions, please feel free to contact Chris Moore or Benjamin Diden. We look forward to seeing you at Camp!

Chris Moore – Director of Athletic Bands 404-894-8977 Benjamin Diden – Assistant Director of Bands 404-894-8951


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