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ISU Marching Band Camp

Marching Band

2018 ISU Summer Marching Band Camp dates: July 10-12

Idaho State University's Marching Band Camp is an intense and fun three-day camp held annually in July. Work with the ISU Music Faculty and special guest artists as you develop your music and marching skills. 

Visit the Marching Band Camp website to learn more about the camp, camp staff and the Bengal Marching Band.


Each Student Receives:

  • Warm Ups & Technique Exercises
  • Music Packet
  • Group Instruction by Excellent ISU Faculty and Guest Artists
  • "Honor Band" Concert Experience
  • Food and Lodging
  • Camp T-Shirt
  • College of Arts & Letters Swag
  • Games, Activities, and Fun!

Registration will close around July 1.

Dorms open July 10 at 5 p.m. Camp will take place July 10, 11 and 12 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. The final camp concert will be held on July 12 at 6 p.m. on ISU's Quad and is free to attend. 

Individual (needing housing): $275

Individual (no housing needed): $180

Group Rate School Fee: $500

Group Per Student Resident Rate (needing housing): $130

Group Per Student Rate (local): $75

ISU Rate: Free
*Must be registered for the 2018 ISU Marching Band 

Administration Tom Kloss - Music Director ISU Faculty
  Michael Helman - Logistics Director ISU Faculty
Leadership Jon Gomez Conn Selmer Clinician
Instrumental Staff Julie Sorenson - Flute ISU Faculty
  Shandra Helman - Clarinet ISU Faculty
  Jonathan Armstrong - Saxophone ISU Faculty
  Tom Banyas - Trumpet/Mellophone ISU Faculty
  Patrick Brooks - Trombone ISU Faculty
Drumline Staff Dave & Kathy Marvin

  Thom Hasenpflug ISU Faculty
  Thaddeus Ferrin Hawthorne Middle School
Colorguard Staff Justin Andersen Utah Color Guard Circut
  Angela Rasmussen ISU Colorguard Coach

Participants may choose from any of our unique, specialized tracks to focus on during camp:

Performance Track: Woodwind and Brass techniques

Drumline/Mallet Track: All Drumline and Mallet instruments

Section Leader: Working toward becoming the most effective section leader

Drum Major: Conducting and leadership training for leading your ensembles

Colorguard: Flag & Rifle technique