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The South Florida Marching Band Precision Camp

The Black Archives History & Research Foundation of South FL, Inc.

Monday, July 21, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Monday, July 28, 2014 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

The South Florida Marching Band Precision Camp

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Band 2014 Camp Registration (please visit to complete registration)
$60 Registration includes 1 week camp registration 1 Official Camp T-Shirt 1 Official Camp Hat Daily Lunch & Afternoon Snack 1 Music Packet 1 Admission to Lyric Live Kids Friday, July 25, 2014 6pm-8pm 1 Admission to Camp Cookout Social Saturday, July 26, 2014 5pm-7pm
Ended $60.00 $4.29

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 South Florida Marching Band Precision Camp

The Lyric Theater

819 NW 2nd Avenue – Miami, Florida 33136

July 21-28, 2014 - 8:30am – 4:30pm


Executive Staff

Mr. Timothy A. Barber, Executive Director of South Florida Black Archives

Mr. Shepiro Hardemon, Theater Arts Program Coordinator

Dr. Shelby R. Chipman, Florida A&M University, Camp Director

Dr. Shaylor L. James, Florida A&M University, Percussion

Mr. Lindsey Sarjeant, Florida A&M University, Chief Arranger

Bethune-Cookman University Staff, Invited Guest Conductor

Various High School Band Directors from Dade, Broward, & Palm Beach




The First Annual South Florida Marching Band Precision Camp is dedicated to improving middle/high school student’s level of musicianship and marching band skills. During this one-week period students exert much effort and energy in learning warm-up studies, marching band drills, concert ballads, dance routines, and memorize contemporary marching techniques to perfection. It is our hope that students will learn concepts that they can take back to their respective schools and enhance the quality of future presentations. The pre-game and halftime shows will serve as a highlight and culmination of the band camp’s activities in conjunction with the “Birthday of the City of Miami.”

The band camp is driven by experienced college faculty, as well as, pubic and private school teachers’ who have years of teaching experience in the field of music education. Invited band directors who attend the camp will be provided opportunities to participate in workshops, forums, and clinic sessions within the scope of the camp.

Specifically, the camp is designed to develop student musicianship, marching skills, dedication, creativity, pride, life-long friendships, teamwork, and have fun. This camp instills corps techniques and traditional marching band concepts, while helping advance the develop of the campers in their leadership, drum major poise, auxiliary, and provide opportunities for students to perform in symphonic band and master classes.

Awards will be given to campers for Outstanding Musicianship, Spirit, awards named in honor of the late-Kenneth Tolbert, late-Herbert Rhodes Sr. and for the school with the highest attendance. This fun-filled camp will take place in the newly designed Arts Complex building located in Overtown. We encourage the community, students, parents, friends and patrons of music to support this worthy precision band camp that will develop better student leaders, musicians, and people from all walks of life. We will culminate our activities with a symphonic band performance on Sunday, July 27, 4pm and a parade & marching band showcase on Monday 2pm. This worthwhile camp is being co-sponsored by the Southeast Overtown Park West CRA, Coca Cola…

Have questions about The South Florida Marching Band Precision Camp? Contact The Black Archives History & Research Foundation of South FL, Inc.

When & Where

The Historic Lyric Theater Cultural Arts Complex
819 NW 2nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33136

Monday, July 21, 2014 at 8:00 AM - Monday, July 28, 2014 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

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