If you love beats, you'll love this camp. The Summer Percussion Project is a drumming and percussion camp in the style of second line and drumline. Expect a mix of fun, movement, energy and a focus on proper technique. Director Tony Sodano will work with you to make sure your grip is spot on and your time is like a metronome. You'll play snare, bass drum, cymbals, auxiliary percussion, drumset and mallets. 

Camp curriculum covers Concert Percussion, Swing Rhythms, Drumset Basics/Coordination, Intro to Drumline, and much more.

To get an idea of what you'll be doing check out this video of Tony's students. Please note this is a video taken at Garfield High School and is meant to serve as an example.  

Program Details

Monday, July 23 - Friday, July 27
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM, daily
Final concert + all-family potluck: Friday, July 27
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM at MLK FAME Community Center outdoor area

MLK FAME Community Center, 3201 E Republican St, Seattle WA 98112

Tony Sodano, see bio below.

Payment plans and scholarships available.

We're committed to this program being affordable for families. If the tuition is too expensive for you at this time, for whatever reason, please fill out the scholarship form BEFORE you register. We will get back to you quickly, typically within 2 business days. If you have any questions about scholarships or payment plans, contact us. We are committed to making it work for everyone, in fact, 40% of JazzED families receive a scholarship of some amount!

Open to students going into grades 6-12, with some experience on drums and/or percussion instruments. Drumline experience is not required. This camp is appropriate for any drummer wishing to excel at precision and coordination. 

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Music Director

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Tony Sodano

Tony Sodano is an engaging, committed music instructor and performer acknowledged for success and positive impact in creation of top performing ensembles in secondary education in Seattle. Tony is currently the Band & Drumline director at Garfield High School as well as the assistant director for the Seahawks Blue Thunder Drumline. 

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