THOMAS LANG’S AWARD-WINNING DRUM CAMP
RETURNS TO LOS ANGELES!
famous drummer, educator and clinician Thomas Lang will host one of his
award-winning drum camps at the lush Palm Garden Hotel in Thousand
Oaks, California between March 16th and 18th 2018.
Thomas Lang is one of the most respected drummers and educators worldwide. His 30-year career in the music industry as a drummer, recording
artist, composer, producer and educator and will share his experience
and advice with his students at the camp. Lang
has released a series of award-winning and best selling instructional
drum method books and DVD’s and is considered one of the most
technically proficient drummers in the world.
has been voted "Best Drummer", "Best Educator", "Best Clinician" and
"Best Studio Drummer" multiple times by the drumming community including Modern Drummer's Reader's Poll winner for "Best Educator" in 2016 & 2017, and his
educational camps and events have received awards and raving reviews by the press and students alike.
Lang has a wealth of information to share with his students and will
provide campers with inspiration and practice material for years to
will be eye-opening technique lessons, and enlightening conversations
on all aspects of the music industry and life as a professional drummer.
will cover everything from intense technical workouts on the drum set
to creative concepts, musicality, feel, expression and practice concepts
Each student will participate in the lessons with his own practice drum set provided by the host. Thomas
will lead the class through lessons and exercises every day, playing
with the students and breaking down all his concepts and ideas and
explaining his approach to drumming in detail.
8 hours every day, Thomas will share his ideas and experience with a
small group of students in a very intimate and comfortable setting. Thomas will answer all questions and demonstrate and teach his approach to practicing and playing.
will cover hand and foot technique, groove playing, tempo memorization
techniques, coordination and independence, soloing concepts, odd time
signatures, fill concepts, developing
the weak hand and the weak foot, speed and power building exercises for
hands and feet, open-handed playing, groove independence, layers of
rhythms, phrasing exercises and much more.
All practice pad kits and drum thrones will be provided. Campers only need to bring their own double-pedals and sticks.
Date: March 16th-18th 2018.
Daily lesson times: 9 AM to 1 PM, and 2 PM to 6 PM
Daily lunch break from 1 PM to 2 PM
also have the opportunity unity to attend a DW factory tour on Friday
March 17th during lunch break. There will also be drum camp goodie bags
for all students!
Camp price: $ 750.00 (Camp only, no hotel)
Package deal: Camp + Hotel with breakfast for 3 nights: $1,200.00
Sign up for the camp at www.muso-mart.com
495 North Ventu Park Road,
Thousand Oaks, California, 91320
hotel provides campers with complimentary full American breakfast,
complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and features an expansive
heated outdoor pool with private cabanas and kids’ wading areas, putting
green and life-sized chessboard, fully equipped gym as well as elegant
indoor and outdoor event spaces and Brennan’s Irish pub and restaurant.
The only thing you have to do after signing up is get here!
guest rooms are private rooms with free wifi, mini fridge and access to
swimming pool, jacuzzi, health club and more. Conveniently situated
near Freeway 101 in Thousand Oaks, CA, this hotel is near the beaches of
Ventura, Malibu, California and other Southern California attractions and is less than an hour from Burbank/Bob Hope Airport (BUR)
and Los Angeles Airport (LAX), both of which are served by major
domestic and international carriers and all major rental car companies.
We recommend you contact Roadrunner Shuttle (rrshuttle.com) service to
organize transportation from the airport to the hotel as taxis can be
costly. Uber also offers a more affordable alternative with rides to the
airport for about $50. The hotels comfortable accommodations plus full
services and professional staff make this the perfect place to stay for
business or pleasure
There are plenty of dining options and grocery stores within walking distance.
free to bring along a traveling companion at no additional hotel
charges. There are no camp charges for any guests who wish to casually
observe limited camp activities. Individual instructors may reserve the
right to limit spectators. Guests are welcome on the Drum Channel/DW
Factory tour, however complementary transportation to and from the tours
will be offered at priority to students.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
We will run your payment immediately. ALL
payments are nonrefundable. Sorry -- there are absolutely no exceptions.
will my payment be run?
- What gear do I need & what is provided?
Throne and practice kit are being provided.
strongly recommend contacting Roadrunner Shuttle (www.rrshuttle.com) to
reserve a ride to the camp. You can share a shuttle with friends and
save even more!
- How do I get from the airport to the camp?
YES! Come hang, explore and have
fun! Hollywood & the Sunset Strip are 25 minutes away and you can be
on the beach in Malibu in 20 minutes! The
Camarillo Outlet Malls are just 10 minutes away -- and it’s only 90
minutes to Disneyland! More than half of our guests bring their
families, spouses, etc., and enjoy a nice holiday in the California
sunshine. We highly recommend you bring someone with you to enjoy the experience!
I still come if I’m not a musician?
- What skill level is required to attend?
Classes and curriculum are developed to accommodate all levels of playing.
No. Minors will be required to provide a consent form from a legal guardian.
- Is there an age requirement?
- Do I need to be able to read music?
Daily American breakfast is included in your package
price as is free wifi and access to the hotel fitness room.
- If I want to bring my spouse but they don’t want to attend classes, may I?
of course! In order to bring a non-participant, you don’t need to pay a
separate fee unless you need an extra hotel room. If you’re bringing
the whole family, let us know and we can work with you to get you the
best hotel rates!
- When is check in and when is check out?
us know when you’re arriving. Most people arrive after 7:00 PM the day
before (March 15th 2018) if they are staying in the hotel. But you need to be on site and set up -- ready to play by 8:00 AM on March 16th so plan accordingly.
you are arriving at either LAX or Bob Hope International Airport and
you are NOT renting a car, we suggest you book a shuttle to get to the
Palm garden Hotel. Taxi rides from the airport are very expensive.
- Is there cell phone reception and wifi at camp?
There is cell phone reception and free wifi at the hotel.
- Can I take photos, video or audio recordings?
take as many photos as you like! Video filming is also permitted but
please make sure to make Thomas aware when you’re filming.
- What is the weather at camp?
Weather in Southern California in the summer is SUNNY and very warm, you may want to bring a light jacket for the evenings.
- What do you suggest I bring with me?
Comfortable Clothes, Band-Aids
Swimwear, Writing utensils & Note Paper, Water bottle,
Sunscreen. Please bring closed-toe shoes. They are A MUST for the DW Factory Tour.
Registration, Payment and Cancellation Terms and Conditions:
decision to register for The Thomas Lang Drumming Bootcamp constitutes
your acknowledgment of and consent to all of the Registration, Payment
and Cancellation terms and conditions listed below:
Registration and Payments:
A 8.25% California State Tax may be applied to your balance when applicable
All camp payments are nonrefundable.
Deposits and partial camp payments received prior to two weeks before the start of the camp may be applied to a future Muso Entertainment Camp hosted by the same guest artists. Restrictions may apply.
After the start of the camp, no refunds or credits will be issued.
Muso Entertainment reserves the right to remove any student from camp activities.
Guest artists retain the rights to limit photography or filming.
Should an advertised guest artist need to cancel for any circumstance beyond the control of the artist or Muso Entertainment, we reserve the right to replace the artist with an educator of equitable skill and expertise.
In the event of a camp cancellation, Muso Entertainment will refund 100% of camp fees paid.
Muso Entertainment recommends purchasing travel insurance in the unlikely event of a camp cancellation.