Ohio State Marching Band Summer Clinic

July 13 – 15, 2018

Steinbrenner Band Center, Ohio Stadium

Ohio State Marching Band at field south of stadium

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Marching Band Summer Clinic is an opportunity for high school marching band students to improve their musicianship and marching skills as they contemplate an audition for the Ohio State Marching Band. Under the direction of marching band staff and student leaders, participants learn the music and military-style marching fundamentals used by the Ohio State Marching Band in an encouraging, fun and interactive environment.

Christopher HochProgram director: Professor Christopher Hoch, Ohio State University Marching Band Director

 

 

Eligibility: For students entering grades 10 – 12 in the 2018 – 2019 school year, as well as 2018 high school graduates. Students must have completed at least one year of marching band and must play a brass or percussion instrument.

Program fee commuter: $275 — Tuition, T-shirt, Fri. dinner, Sat. – Sun. lunch and dinner. No housing.

Program fee resident: $375 — Tuition, T-shirt and housing with three meals per day.

Dormitory space is limited and traditionally reaches capacity. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis and completion of all registration steps (payment and signed required paperwork).


Registration Information

  • Full registration deadline: June 20, 2018
  • Limited registration deadline: July 6, 2018

Registrations completed by the Full registration deadline (online registration, and receipt of tuition payment and completed forms) will include all resources of the program (dormitory housing, T-shirt, meals etc.). After that deadline, all submitted registrations are considered Limited which may mean that some resources are not available (program capacity, dormitory housing, T-shirt, meals etc.). Be reminded that programs do sometimes fill to capacity prior to the Full registration deadline.

This program traditionally reaches capacity before the deadline. We will accept the first 300 students who have registered, paid and submitted required forms. 

Program registration consists of three steps:

Step OneRegistration. Complete an online registration form via the link below.

After submitting the online registration, you will immediately receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive it, one of three things has happened:

  • The email address you entered on your form may be incorrect
  • The confirmation email was sent to your SPAM box
  • The online registration was not received by our system

If you do not receive the confirmation email within two hours of submitting a registration, contact the Youth Summer Music Programs registrar for further instructions.

Step TwoPayment. Pay the participation fee online according to the instructions contained in your confirmation email. You will receive an email receipt within a few moments of submitting payment.

If you choose to pay with a check or money order (made payable to "The Ohio State University"), mail payment to the School of Music at the address below. You will receive confirmation by email within 7 – 10 business days.

Mail to:

The Ohio State University School of Music
ATTN: Marching Band Clinic—YSMP Registrar
110 Weigel Hall
1866 College Rd.
Columbus, OH 43210

Step Three - Required forms. Parents or guardians are required to print out, complete, sign and send the following forms:

  1. Parental Permission Form [pdf]
  2. Ohio State Photo Release Form [pdf]
  3. Standards of Behavior Form [pdf]

Mail the completed and signed forms to the address above, or scan and email them to the YSMP registrar.

You will receive a welcome email with further instructions about program attendance approximately two weeks before the event.


Visitor Information


Contact

  • For questions regarding Marching Band Clinic curriculum, contact Christopher Hoch at osumb@osu.edu or call (614) 292-2598.
  • For questions regarding summer programming, contact the YSMP director, Scott A. Jones.

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