2015 JSU Summer High School Band, Dance & Drummajor Band Camp
June 21-27 MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
Description: Come join the famous Sonic Boom of the South as we give you an extensive look into what it takes to be a part of the “Summa Cum Laude of Bands!” This year we are adding a Concert Band to enhance the students experience.
We will be offering master classes held by renowned Sonic Boom band staff which will include but not limited to the following: Leadership Skills, Classroom Management, Field Show Content, Arranging, Instrumental Pedagogy and much more. There will also be outstanding Social Events such as talent shows and dances for student enjoyment!
The camp is opened to advanced 8th graders through graduating H.S. Seniors. Only Drummajors will learn conducting and mace routines, will learn a famous “Get Ready” routine, and also be featured in the field show. All Drummajors will have to play their instruments during camp.
JSU Honda BOTB Announcement
Honda Battle of the Bands 2015
Each year, fans vote to send the most elite marching bands from the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities to the Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase. Here’s the Jackson State Sonic Boom of the South finding out that they will perform at #hbob 2015!
About the "Sonic Boom"
The “Sonic Boom” Marching Band has performed many halftime appearances for the Atlanta Falcons, Detroit Lions, New Orleans Saints and Cincinnati Bengals; a television special for Motown’s 30th Anniversary and the 34th NAACP Image Awards, with a special guest performance by “Cedric the Entertainer.” The band is a favored entry in halftime performances during football season as well as for parades across Mississippi and in other states. The Jackson State University Marching Band was dubbed The Sonic Boom of the South in 1971 by students in the band.