Stars Academy

Stars Academy is a virtual educational experience where students will gain valuable performing arts education from our experienced staff. Our virtual format provides for an individualized educational experience that helps you achieve your personal goals. By participating in the Stars Academy, you are preparing yourself for future excellence in a variety of performing roles – from honor band and college auditions to drum corps and concert ensemble performances.

 

Below, you will find the dates of our monthly virtual camps, fee information, and FAQs. Registration will open on Monday, March 29 at 9:00am.

 

If you have any questions about participating in this summer’s Stars Academy, contact corps director Aaron Theall at director@louisianastars.org.

Stars Academy Tracks

We are offering a four month educational program with the following tracks available.

 

Brass

Percussion

Color Guard

Drum Major/Leadership

 

Each track will include four monthly day-long virtual camps taught by each caption’s staff. These camps will include ensemble education as well as breakout sessions. Each track also has the option of four monthly private lessons with a staff member to accompany the masterclasses for individual feedback. Private lessons last between 30-60 minutes.

Monthly Camps

Our monthly camp dates are as follows:

 

April 25

May 16

June 13

July 11

 

Camps will take place via Zoom and will last for the majority of the day. Schedules to be released closer to the camp date.

Package Details

Stars Academy Camp + Lessons Package | $275

  • Program registration
  • Access to member-only resource portal
  • Access to four virtual camps
  • Four private lessons

 

Stars Academy Camp Only Package | $200

  • Program registration
  • Access to member-only resource portal
  • Access to four virtual camps

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What should I have to prepare for each camp?
A: In preparation for our virtual camps, you should make sure you have access to a steady internet connection, Zoom, your instrument/equipment, and a quiet space free of distraction.

Q: What happens if I miss a camp?
A: All instructor screens will be recorded by Zoom for each camp. The link to view the camp videos will be posted in the member portal after each camp so you will still have access to the camp information.

Q: Is there an age requirement?
A: While our educational programming caters best to ages 14-21, there are no age restrictions to participate in Stars Academy.

Q: Do private lessons have to occur over Zoom?
A: While our monthly camps will take place over Zoom, private lessons may occur in whatever format you and your private lessons instructor agree upon.