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434 Drumline Camp

Venue:
Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre
Time:
June 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Cost:
$125
End Date:
July 2
Number of Classes/Day:
Mon-Fri, plus some Tuesday evening rehearsals
Ages:
Entering 9th grade - 12th grade
Instructor:
Jamaal Farrow - Snares, Guy Mavinga - Quads, Nick Rumrill - Bass, Brittany Griffith - Cymbals

Students must audition and be accepted to participate in this camp!

May 6 at 6:00pm –  Interest meeting (zoom) (Discuss rehearsal schedule, COVID protocol,  tuition, and more) Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82015984295
May 10th – Auditions open up, Music is sent out
May 30th at 8:00pm – Video Auditions are due to [email protected]
June 2nd at 5:00pm – Announce results – *Students will need to pay the camp tuition if accepted by or before June 8th at the first rehearsal.
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REHEARSALS:
Tuesdays, June 8, 15, and 22 from 6-9pm
Monday – Friday, June 28 – July 2 from 9:00am-4:30pm
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PERFORMANCE:
Friday, July 2 at 7pm
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Instructors:
Jamaal Farrow – Snares
Guy Mavinga – Quads
Nick Rumrill – Bass
Brittany Griffith – Cymbals
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Jamaal Farrow was Born and raised in Lynchburg, Va. He attended one of the local high schools, EC Glass High School where he participated in the fall and indoor drumlines playing snare drum all through his high school career. Upon graduating, Jamaal went on to participate in the Liberty Fall Marching Band during the 2015 and 2016 seasons and also was a member of the Liberty University Drumline Snareline  16’ 17’ and 19’. Jamaal Farrow now teaches the battery at Heritage High School and also consults with other batteries around the area.
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Guy Mavinga is a highly active percussion educator who has taught and written for many performing ensembles in the Lynchburg area. In the early stages of his career, Guy spent his time rehearsing with the Heritage High School marching band as well as the Liberty University marching band and indoor drumline as both a snare and quad player. Since then, he has marched for several world class DCI and WGI organizations including Spirit of Atlanta in 2014, Carolina Crown and George Mason University in 2015 and Cadets Winter Percussion in 2016. Guy currently works as the Box Office Administrator at the Academy Center of the Arts and as a Battery Coordinator and Music Designer for both Jefferson Forest High School and Liberty University Indoor Drumline.
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Nick Rumrill is a student at Liberty University pursuing a math degree and teaching license. He has lived in the Bedford/Lynchburg area for 12 years now and graduated from Jefferson Forest High School in 2017. He started marching band in the 9th grade and has stayed involved in the activity as both a performer and educator for the last 8 years. His instrument of choice is the bass drum, but throughout his time as a performer, he played a variety of marching percussion. His WGI experience includes 3 years with the Liberty University Indoor Drumline from 2018-2020, and for DCI experience, Nick marched bass for the Jersey Surf in 2019. Currently, Nick is a drumline and visual technician at Jefferson Forest High School. He is super excited to join the team and help grow the local scene through the 434 Drumline.
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Brittany Griffith is a Sweet Briar College graduate of 2014 and Lynchburg transplant from Seminole, Florida. With numerous years of marching and indoor percussion experience under her belt, Brittany began teaching at Brookville High School as a brass and visual technician in the summer of 2014,  followed by joining as the co-director and visual/cymbal technician of the indoor percussion ensemble in the winter season. After five years with BHS, Brittany joined the EC Glass band program for their indoor percussion season in 2019. Brittany currently works as the Director of Programming at the Academy Center of the Arts.

 


 

Sponsored by:

 

Academy Center of the Arts

Supported by the BWXT Access Program

with Education Access Program Discounts Underwritten by


 

 

Venue:
Joy & Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre
Time:
June 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Cost:
$125
End Date:
July 2
Number of Classes/Day:
Mon-Fri, plus some Tuesday evening rehearsals
Ages:
Entering 9th grade - 12th grade
Instructor:
Jamaal Farrow - Snares, Guy Mavinga - Quads, Nick Rumrill - Bass, Brittany Griffith - Cymbals