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2019 ISU Summer Marching Band Camp dates: June 25-27

Idaho State University's Marching Band Camp is an intense and fun three-day camp held annually in June. Work with the ISU Music Faculty and special guest artists as you develop your music and marching skills. The camp is open to all students going in to high school (Fall 2019) and incoming ISU Bengal Marching Band members. 

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 opens in April and closes June 15. 

Camp will take place on June 25, 26, and 27 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. The final camp concert will be held on June 27 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: $50
*$50 will be added to your scholarship amount for the 2018 Bengal Marching Band

Evan Chivers

Administration Tom Kloss - Music Director ISU Faculty
  Michael Helman - Logistics Director ISU Faculty
Instrumental Staff Julie Sorenson - Flute ISU Faculty
  Erin Armstrong - Clarinet ISU Faculty
  Jon Armstrong - Jazz Night Clinic ISU Faculty
  Casey Emerson- Saxophone ISU Faculty
  Patrick Brooks - Trombone ISU Faculty
Drumline Staff  


  Thom Hasenpflug ISU Faculty
  Thaddeus Ferrin Hawthorne Middle School
Colorguard Staff    
  Angela Rasmussen

ISU Colorguard Coach

Visual Staff Evan Chivers

ISU Graduate

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