2011 Cavaliers December Austin Clinic/Audition Camp Report
It was a December to remember for brass, percussion and color guard hopefuls as The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps held its second 2011 Clinic/Audition Camp at McNeil HS in Austin, Texas. After a strong November showing in Rosemont, Ill., the bar was set high for those potential and returning members attending the two-day weekend camp (December 11-12), but those expectations were undeniably surpassed on every measure.
From logistics to overall talent, tour director Mark Ackerson thought the weekend went extremely well. “It’s always challenging for a potential member to walk into a Clinic/Audition Camp with The Cavaliers. It can be an intimidating venture for some, but these young men brought a level of maturity to the weekend that really impressed us all.” The organization strives to make sure our Clinic/Audition Camps are as welcoming, efficient and educationally sound as possible, and we could not have accomplished our goals without the dedicated help of McNeil High School associate band director, and Cavalier alum, Jason Dimiceli, and the wonderful McNeil High School Band Boosters. “Jason and his crew went above and beyond with their hospitality, flexibility and attention to detail.”
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