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Yamaha Sounds of Summer 2018

When: Friday, July 20, and Saturday, July 21
Where: Central Washington University, Ellensburg WA
From: 9:00am to 5:00pm Each Day

For more than twenty years, Yamaha, Ted Brown Music, and Central Washington University have partnered to put on this two day camp at CWU in Ellensburg Washington. From middle school through high school, There will be something new for everyone. Instruction is provided by top percussion students at CWU as well as local professionals with years of experience both teaching and playing. To top it all off, Two Nationally renowned instructors will join us to make this camp just what your students need to start the school year off right!

2018 Featured Artists

Naoko Takada

Mallets (Xylo/Marimba/Vibes):
Naoko Takada, Yamaha Performing Artist and represented by Young Concert Artists, Inc. Master of Music from Ithaca College

Jon Weber

Jon Weber, director of the Michigan State University Spartan Marching Band Drumline and instructor of percussion at the MSU College of Music.

Additional Information

Download the camp schedule and complete list of things to bring here.

Lodging is available through CWU. If you are interested in staying on campus, contact CWU House here.

Tuition is only $85 ($95 after July 1), which includes a limited edition Yamaha T-Shirt along with two days of clinics, rehearsals and all the blisters your players could want! Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Multi-toms, Cymbals and Pit Instruments will each receive sectionals.

Students of all levels and abilities are encouraged to attend!

For more information, please call Mark Goodenberger at 509-963-1216, or Ted Brown Music at 509-248-6015.

Directors: Take advantage of some special Sounds of Summer prices on Yamaha marching percussion! Download the price list.