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Black Star Drum Academy Tuition

Regular price $250.00 Sale

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