July 25th – This is Houston’s chance to see world class drum corps up close and personal! Experience the full power and fury of the Oregon Crusaders as they conduct an educational clinic to help band students get a good sense of the drum corps’ style and approach, and in the evening perform their 2017 program “Encompass” along with a concert repertoire.
Featuring and Benefitting
The OC & Me clinic is for students who are interested in taking their marching arts technique and performance skill to the next level with the help of the Oregon Crusaders staff, and members!
OC & Me is designed for beginner, intermediate, and advanced performers, ages 12 and up, and will include instruction in several skill areas of based on the performer’s preference: Drumline, front ensemble, brass, colorguard, and marching technique. We are also accepting woodwind applicants as well! The focus of OC & Me will be on establishing solid technique and applying it to individual skills and ensemble performance. Specific content includes:
- Overview of Oregon Crusaders technique
- Individual preparation for live performance
- Exercises to create consistency through technique
- How to set proficiency goals and achieve them
- Tips on how to prepare for an audition with the Oregon Crusaders
One of the unique and most exciting components of the clinic is the personal interaction with the instructors and members of the world class Oregon Crusaders.
The $35 clinic fee includes:
- Instruction and materials
- Dinner with the corps
- Admission to the evening performance by OC
We can’t wait for you to join Oregon Crusaders for this special afternoon of education, dinner, and a show!
You won’t want to miss this!
After an afternoon of education through performance, and a delicious cook truck dinner, the Oregon Crusaders Drum & Bugle corps will be performing their 2017 concert repertoire including their World Class Competitive Program “Encompass”. For a mere $10, you will get to enjoy a more intimate OC experience at Clements High School in Sugarland, Texas. Attendance to the clinic is not be required. This will not be a show to miss!
What’s Drum Corps?
Location: Clements High School
4200 Elkins Rd
Sugar Land, TX 77479
12-3:30 pm, Clinic for students
3:30 – 4:30 pm, Dinner for students with OC
5-6 pm, Uniformed performance
$35 for clinic students (includes show)
$10 for general admission to show