Black Star Drum Academy, a newly formed training program for those who aspire to join the Black Star Drum Line, is now accepting students of all skill levels for summer session in-person classes.
Please also complete this Google Form to register.
Founded in 2019 by Director, Joey B. Banks, the Academy program's focus is to create a diverse, equal, and inclusive environment for all Wisconsin youth 8-18 years old to participate in the "percussive arts".
- Monday 5-8p at the Madison Youth Arts Center, Studio 4D
2023 Sessions: (each session must be registered for separately - cost may vary depending on length of term)
- January 9-April 3
- Later session dates TBD
Black Star Drum Academy curriculum includes:
- Marching Drum Techniques
- Drum Kit Ensemble & Individual Performance
- Music Theory - Rhythm Notation
- Team Building & Leadership
- Scholastic Achievement
- Career & Personal Development
- Community Service