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Thank you for your interest in the KU Drumline!

We will hold several camps for current and prospective drumline members this spring and summer. These camps provide an excellent opportunity for potential students to meet current members, sharpen their skills, and become acquainted with the techniques used at KU.

Summer Drumline Camps

Saturday, June 6:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, June 12:  1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  (part of KU Jayhawk Drumline Academy)
Saturday, June 13:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (part of KU Jayhawk Drumline Academy)
Friday, July 17:  1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 18:  9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

Participation at these camps is strongly encouraged. However, we understand that distance and other factors may prevent interested students in attending, and that not everyone will be able to attend every camp date. Please RSVP at the link above, and fill out the Prospective Member Form.  We will break for meals on these days.

Students who are unable to attend any camps should contact Alex to discuss sending a video of their technique.

Note that the move-in for 2020 drumline members will be on Tuesday, August 11.

Downloadable drumline materials:

For further questions regarding the KU Drumline, please contact:
Alex Vallar –Drumline Instructor
Dr. Matthew O. Smith – Director, Marching Jayhawks



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