301 6th Ave. 

Hattiesburg, MS 39401


Dr. John Wooton

USM School of Music

118 College Dr., Box 5081

Hattiesburg, MS 39406

© 2019 John Wooton

Rudimental Drumming/Marching Percussion

& Front Ensemble Camp

June 14 - 18

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Dr. John Wooton

Camp Director

Harvey Thompson 

Guest Clinician

The Marching Percussion Camp focuses on rudiments, good rudimental technique for the individual and teaches individuals ensemble awareness.  This camp is unique because individuals are placed in a group with others equal to their abilities.  This allows each individual to get the most out of the instruction from the camp. 


Beginner, intermediate, advanced, young, old, it doesn't matter. Everyone will be placed with others of like ability.  BAND DIRECTORS are more than welcome and are encouraged to attend. 

Private lessons with the staff are available.


$500 DORM CAMPERS - Dorm, Meals, T-shirt, Camp Book, Instruction. 

$420 DAY CAMPERS - Meals, lunch & dinner only, T-shirt, Camp Book, Instruction. 


Refunds, minus a $50, are available up to June 1 , 2020 

First fill out registration form to the right --------->

Then follow prompt to payment page. 

  • Camps are located at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Performing Arts Center.

  • The Marching Percussion Camp is for ages 12 and up. 

  • Everyone gets a REALLY COOL T-SHIRT!

  • Complete battery drum line instruction

  • Private lessons available

  • Master classes on various percussion instruments

  • Concert featuring the staff 

  • Rudiment spelling “B”

  • Final performance featuring YOU!


If a person attends both camps, $25 will discounted for second camp. 

Fee includes dorm room, all meals, camp t-shirt, camp book and instruction. Lunch and dinner are provided for commuters.

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