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Carolina Band Summer Clinics

The Carolina Band has several clinics available to high schoolers of different ages. If you plan on leading, playing, spinning or dancing with your high school band or group, you can find yourself here this summer!

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Carolina Band Auxiliary Clinics

Carolina Rhythm - Sunday, June 12 - Monday, June 13
Carolina Spin - Sunday, June 19 - Monday, June 20
Carolina Dance - Sunday, June 19 - Monday, June 20

Clinic Fees - The registration fee is $82 per student to be made online. If you pay and register at least 10 students at the same time, you may receive a $10 discount per student. To take advantage of this offer, please contact uscbands@mozart.sc.edu.

Housing 

Housing is not provided by our clinics. If you would like a list of area hotels, please contact the Band Office at uscbands@mozart.sc.edu or 803-777-4278.

COVID Precautions

Current university policy does not require masks in university facilities. Registered participants will be updated with any possible changes prior to clinic dates.

Carolina Rhythm
1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, June 12
9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Monday, June 13
Carolina Rhythm is the UofSC clinic for battery percussion, including marching snare drums, tenor drums and bass drums. Clinicians will include Carolina Band Drumline Instructor, Dr. Bailey Seabury, UofSC Percussion Doctoral Candidate, Andrew Patzig and our featured clinician is Yamaha Artist, Bret Kuhn.  Individual students may register for the clinic. High Schools sending a full drumline will receive an instructional block specifically for their line. 

Carolina Spin
1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, June 19
9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Monday, June 20
Carolina Spin is the UofSC colorguard clinic. Clinicians will include Katie and Billy Pacifico from Atlanta. Katie and Billy are The Carolina Band Colorguard coordinators and work with numerous high school bands and winter guards. 

Carolina Dance
1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, June 19
9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Monday, June 20


Carolina Lead:  The UofSC Drum Major Clinic - June 16-18

The UofSC Drum Major Clinic is an intensive 3-day clinic for rising 10th-12th grade students who will serve as their band’s drum major in the fall. 

Location - Copenhaver Band Hall, 326 Sumter Street, Columbia 29208

Clinicians and Staff

Taylor Watts, Keynote Clinician, Kell High School Associate Director of Bands
Ben Pouncey, Lead Clinician, University of Colorado
Kelley Powell, Clinician, West-Oak High School Director of Bands
Alicia Crutchlow, Clinician, Florence Chapel Middle School Director of Bands
AJ Johnston, Staff Assistant, Carolina Band Drum Major
Palmer Rowan, Staff Assistant, Carolina Band Drum Major

Clinic Features

The UofSC Drum Major Clinic provides high school leaders with three days of instruction in basic conducting technique, score study, advanced musicianship, vocal commands, salutes, music and marching instruction and dynamic leadership.

Clinic Fee:  Clinic fee is $138.50, which includes all instruction and materials, t-shirt, daily lunch and bag to hold all materials. (Lodging is not included in the camp price)

Housing 

Housing is not provided by our clinics. If you would like a list of area hotels, please contact the Band Office at uscbands@mozart.sc.edu or 803-777-4278.

COVID Precautions

Current university policy does not require masks in university facilities. Registered participants will be updated with any possible changes prior to clinic dates.


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