ANNOUNCES 6th ANNUAL SONO
“SPIRIT OF NEW ORLEANS” DRUM CAMP
DECEMBER 7 – 9 IN HISTORIC
Shannon "King of Treme" Powell
Johnny "V" Vidacovich
EARLY BIRD PRICING AVAILABVLE FOR A LIMITED TIME
SIGN UP BEFORE SEPTEMBER 15TH TO
Grammy™ award-winning drumming superstar, author, and
instructional DVD creator Stanton Moore (Galactic) hosts
his 6TH Annual “Spirit of New Orleans” Drum Camp,
December 7TH – 9TH 2018 at The Cabildo on Jackson Square in
partnership with The New Orleans Jazz Museum. Produced
by MUSO Entertainment, this exclusive 3-day music camp celebrates
the legacy and rich musical tradition that is uniquely New Orleans’.Students
will enjoy three, 8-hour days of hands-on drumming, for a total of 24 hours of
specialized, small group instruction as well as opportunities for private
lessons with New Orleans drumming legend Johnny
Vidacovich and “King of
Treme,” Shannon Powell. In addition, camp attendees will have the opportunity to
participate in a Sunday afternoon Masterclass with Ivan Neville and the SONO finale concert Neville, Moore & special guests at New
jazz club, Snug Harbor and much more!
Sign up before September 15th,
2018 using the promo code “SONO6” to receive $50.00 off camp tuition.
The exclusive “Spirit of New Orleans” Drum Camp will offer a
limited number of students the chance to play with, and learn from superstar
drummer Stanton Moore in an ultra-intensive classroom setting. Each student
will play on an individual practice drum kit allowing for an incredibly
intense, educational experience that guarantees results.
Built in 1795, The Cabildo on Jackson Square is one of the
most historically significant buildings in the United States. Initially serving
as the seat of government in New Orleans during the Spanish colonial period, in
1803, the building would serve as the site of the signing of the Louisiana
Purchase. Today, the museum is home to an impressive collection of more than
1,000 artifacts and original works of art, including Eugene Louis Lami’s huge
1839 painting, “The Battle of New Orleans,” a collection of portraits of famous
Louisiana figures, works from nature artist John James Audubon. In addition, Located at 701 Chartre Street, New Orleans LA, The Cabildo hosts many interactive displays, all of which tell the story of
Louisiana and its place in American history.
A lifelong resident of New Orleans, Stanton Moore is a
highly respected drummer and authority on New Orleans’ musical history who has
toured the world as a performer and educator, garnering accolades
for his superb drumming skills, clinics and for his wildly popular “Groove Alchemy” book and DVD. In addition, Moore
has released a number of educational products celebrating New Orleans drumming
styles including the book Take it to the Street, as well as
his DVD series “A Modern Approach to New Orleans Drumming” and “A
Traditional Approach to New Orleans Drumming,” as well as the
comprehensive beginner-to-advance book and DVD project, “A Fresh Approach to the Drum Set.” Moore recently launched the online
drumming educational website, The Stanton Moore Drum Academy and has designed his own signature
line of cymbals for Crescent by Sabian. Moore regularly performs with Galactic
as well as The Stanton Moore Trio and Dragon Smoke (featuring Ivan Neville),
guitarist Leo Nocentelli (The Meters), Maceo Parker, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Anders Osborne and many others.
Sponsors include: Gretsch Drums, Sabian Cymbals,
Latin Percussion, Vic Firth, Remo, DW, Puresound, Cympad, Roland, Tight Screw,
Gator Cases and Audix Microphones
- Where should I stay?
While we do not have a host hotel, there
are many hotel and Air B&B options at various price points available in the
- What gear do I need & what
You will need to bring your own sticks,
throne, practice kit & double pedal. After signing up, you will receive a
Student Information & Gear Rental Sheet by email within 48 hours with
pricing information. If you have any questions about gear rental/sales, please
email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
- What skill level is required to attend?
Classes and curriculum are developed to
accommodate all ranges of playing. All classes are optional and open to
everyone. You may attend as many or as few of the sessions and activities as
- Is there an age requirement?
- Face time: How much will there be?
LOTS! Stanton is with you from 9:00 -
6:00 daily*. You will have plenty of time to ask questions, get private
lessons, photographs and autographs and you can ask him to specifically cover
topics that YOU are interested in covering at the camp. Plus there will be
performances in the evening so you can experience New Orleans' LIVE music
scene. *Camp hours may be adjusted to accommodate evening shows.
- What about event cancellation?
MUSO Entertainment/SONO reserve the right
to cancel the event at any time at our discretion if deemed necessary due to a
lack of participation or any other reason. If the event is canceled, all fees
collected by MUSO Entertainment/SONO will be reimbursed in full within 72 hours
of event cancellation. SONO Entertainment/TLDBC is not responsible for
reimbursing any travel fees, fees for accommodations not provided by MUSO
Entertainment/SONO, or other expenses. We recommend in any case that you
purchase travel insurance.
-Can I take photos, video or audio
Yes. Although, special guests may have
their own policies regarding filming and and you may be required to sign a
waiver stating all recordings, footage and/or photos will be used strictly for
personal use and not commercially. Remember, YOU paid to be at the camp. Why
would you give it to somebody else for free?
Registration, Payment and Cancellation
Terms and Conditions:
Registration for any Muso Entertainment
music camp constitutes your acknowledgment of and consent to all of the
Registration, Payment and Cancellation terms and conditions listed below:
Registration and Payments:
- All rates are per person
- A 8.25% California State Tax may be
applied to your balance if applicable.
- A non-refundable $250.00 portion of
your payment is considered a deposit required to reserve your space at the SONO
Drum Camp. In the event of student cancellation, tuition less $250.00 will be
refunded to you within 72 hours. Deposits are nonrefundable, no exceptions.
- No refunds for any portion of any fees
will be issued after the start of the camp. No partial refunds will be refunded
for camp activities missed.
- Cancellations received fewer than 14
days prior to the start of any SONO/MUSO Entertainment event will be issued a
rain check for a future SONO event of equal or lesser value. No other refunds
or credits will be issued.
- All SONO attendees are responsible for
any rental gear provided and SONO reserves the right to charge students for any
damaged or missing equipment. All gear rental fees or purchases must be paid
before the start of the camp.
Once a SONO reservation is placed, the
following terms apply:
Due to the nature of our events and
strict cancellation policies, MUSO Entertainment/SONO/Big Drum Bonanza strongly
suggests purchasing travel insurance.
Special Guests or curriculum schedule is
subject to change:
MUSO Entertainment/SONO/Big Drum Bonanza
reserves the right to offer qualified substitute faculty and entertainment at
our discretion in the event of the inability of a faculty member to attend, or
other special circumstances, such as an emergency, illness, etc. If any such
changes are made, MUSO Entertainment/SONO/Big Drum Bonanza will make reasonable
efforts to notify registrants by updating our website with the most up-to-date
information. Attendees are still responsible for the full amount of their
Event Cancellation: MUSO
Entertainment/SONO/Big Drum Bonanza reserves the right to cancel the event at
any time at our discretion if deemed necessary due to a lack of participation
or any other reason. If the event is canceled, all fees collected by MUSO
Entertainment/SONO/Big Drum Bonanza will be reimbursed by check. MUSO
Entertainment/SONO/Big Drum Bonanza is not responsible for reimbursing any
travel fees, fees for accommodations not provided by MUSO
Entertainment/SONO/Big Drum Bonanza, or other expenses. We recommend in any
case that you purchase travel insurance.
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