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2018 Summer Guard & Percussion Clinics

Our summer guard and percussion clinics will help your students develop their skills over the summer from top instructors from NCBA, WGI, NCPA, and CCGC.


Dates:
Saturday June 16th, 2018
Saturday June 23rd, 2018 (DCI Day)



  • This clinic will feature guest clinicians from System Blue Education & Blue Devils Performing Arts, we will announce the clinicians as soon as possible.

  • All participants will receive a FREE ticket to DCI West for participating!

  • All participants will also recieve a T-shirt (and a pair of drum sticks for percussionist) 

  • There will not be a parade rehearsal block on this day, to accomodate for DCI west


Saturday June 30th, 2018
Saturday July 7th, 2018
Saturday July 21st, 2018
Saturday July 28th, 2018


Daily Schedule:
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Block 1
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Lunch
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Block 2
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM - Break
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM - Parade Rehearsal (For students performing in the summer parades only)

Location: TBD


Costs: 




  • FREE - If you participate in 2 or more summer parades (Use code: Members)



  • 50% off if you participate in 1 summer parade (Use code: oneparade)

  • Full Rate - For students who only wish to participate in the weekly clinics, the weekly rate is $40 for the day, with the exception of our DCI Day (Sat Jun 23)



Parade Registration: http://www.tricitybandcorps.org/



  • Royal Regiment - Our high school parade unit

  • Cadet Regiment - Our junior high / beginner parade unit


Dress: Please dress in clothing appropriate for movement




Guard Instructors:


Colin Apperson



  • Caption Head, Armijo High School

  • Caption Head, Inderkum High School

  • Caption Head, Crystal Middle School

  • Instructor, In Motion (WGI Open Class Guard)


Fou Saelee



  • Caption Head, Fairfield High School

  • Instructor, Armijo High School (Former)

  • Caption Head, Crystal Middle School (Former)


Ben Wilkinson



  • Caption Head, Benecia High School

  • Caption Head, Benecia Middle School

  • Instructor, Vanden High School (Former)

  • Caption Head, Riordan High School (Former)

  • Capttion Head, Fremont High School (Former)






Percussion Instructors:


Chris Cyr



  • Caption Head, Foothill High School

  • Executive Director, Tri-City Percussion

  • Instructor, Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets

  • Executive Director, Team Percussion USA (Former)

  • Percussion Ensemble Coordinator, Blue Knights (14-17)

  • Instructor, Bluecoats (10-13)

  • Instructor, Santa Clara Vanguard (05-09)

  • Member, Santa Clara Vanguard (99-01)

  • Member, Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets (97-98)


Matt Ring



  • Instructor, Tri-City Percussion

  • Bass Tech, Blue Devils B

  • Caption Head, Oak Grove High School

  • Battery Tech, Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets (2004-2011)

  • Member, Santa Clara Vanguard (Former)