June 13-20, 2020

Edward L. Graves Summer Band Camp

Camp Drum Majors

The Tennessee State University Edward L. Graves Summer Band Camp is designed for rising 9th through 12th graders to help foster the musicianship and marching expertise of today's young musicians. Students will learn what it takes to be successful in today's collegiate band programs. The camp will close with an exciting performance designed to showcase what the students have learned through the course of the week.


Develop lifelong friendships

Our camp offers a unique experience that goes beyond the practice field. It's a chance for new experiences, meeting new friends, and just having fun.

Residence Hall


Students residing on campus will be guests of the University in one of our on campus residence halls and must abide by the guidelines set forth by Tennessee State University.

ELG Summer Band Camp

What to bring

On campus students please bring the following: twin bed sheets, blanket, pillow, pillow case, towels, toiletries and shower shoes.

All campers must bring their own instrument, drum major mace, flag or batons.


Camp schedule

Daily activities include:

  • Morning worship
  • Master classes
  • Music rehearsal
  • Field rehearsal
  • Sectional rehearsal
  • Daily activity

ELG Summer Band Camp


$400 per attendee

Includes all meals, lodging, daily activities and camp t-shirt.