The Department of Music at Missouri Western State University will offer its 25th annual Drumline Camp for junior high and high school percussionists July 16-19. Register at by July 8.

The Missouri Western Drumline Camp is designed to give percussionists entering grades 7 through 12 a hands-on experience with contemporary marching percussion while focusing on fundamentals of technique and playing, timing, phrasing, visual uniformity, ensemble interpretation and musicality. Guest clinicians include Clif Walker and Chad Lippincott. The camp will conclude with a performance at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 19 in Potter Hall.

The cost is $355 for resident campers and $295 for commuter campers. For more information, contact Dr. Joshua Knight at or 501-269-1369.

Missouri Western State University is a comprehensive regional university providing a blend of traditional liberal arts and professional degree programs. The university offers student-centered, high quality instruction that focuses on experience-based learning, community service, and state-of-the-art technology. Missouri Western is located in St. Joseph, Mo., and is committed to the educational, economic, cultural and social development of the region it serves. Visit