2017 Percussion/Guard Camp

Dear Pride of the Southland Percussion and Colorguard Members,

As a member of the UT Drumline and Colorguard, you are required to attend the Summer Camp, which will be held July 7-9 .  The purpose of this camp is to work on basic fundamentals, and to prepare for the upcoming season.  Check-in/registration is at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 7th in the UT Band Room located in the Natalie Haslam Music Center on 1741 Volunteer Blvd.  Any student who is marching DCI needs to communicate their schedule conflicts with Dr. Don Ryder.  You can reach him by calling (865) 974-5031 or at dryder@utk.edu.

Please complete the Housing Request Form located on the UT Band Website (link below).
(Deadline for registration is June 23)

Camp Registration

You will also find a schedule for the three days of Summer Camp on the same link as the housing form.

You will receive more detailed information regarding Full Band Camp in the near future.  For your information, percussion and guard members will report to Band Camp on August 9.

We are very excited about this upcoming season!


Dr. Donald Ryder           Dr. Michael Stewart                           Dr. Fuller Lyon
Director of Bands          Associate Director of Bands             Interim Assistant Director of Bands