2020 (Virtual) Drum Major Institute

If you’ve enjoyed the offerings from Music for All’s Summer Sessions and Leadership Lessons, presented by Yamaha, get ready for even MORE from our outstanding, world-class Summer Symposium faculty! Join Bobby Lambert, Koji Mori, Taylor Watts, Maurice Burgess, Stephanie Grote, Samuel Crawford, Chris Kaatz and many other familiar faces for the 2020 (Virtual) Drum Major Institute. From June 23 through June 25, participants will have FREE access to instructional videos from faculty Q&A sessions, peer-to-peer learning opportunities, and large and small group video meetings with other drum majors from all across the nation. These three days will be PACKED FULL of incredible, exclusive drum major and student leadership content only available for a limited time during the summer. 

 The current timeline over these three days have events scheduled in a Morning and Afternoon block, from 10 AM – 12:30 PM and then again from 2:30 – 5:00 PM Eastern time. A full schedule will be released following registration. 


Join the (Virtual) DMI Experience

It is FREE to register and participate, so bring a friend with you! No drum major experience necessary. Directors – share this with your students and get them here! Join our Facebook Group, 2020 Virtual Drum Major Institute, to learn more. Sessions begin at 10 AM ET each day. 

Stephanie Grote and Bobby Lambert Discuss Salutes

Bobby recently sat down with Stephanie Grote, former band director and first female drum major of Santa Clara Vanguard Drum and Bugle Corps, to discuss the mechanics of how to create the perfect drum major salute. 

Patterns for Success Webinar Series

 In April and May, Bobby Lambert, division coordinator for the Drum Major Institute at the Music for All Summer Symposium, presented a weekly series focused on developing student leaders and preparing drum majors for the future. Check it out! 

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