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.


As of right now, all Stars Academy private lessons are available through Summer 2021 going into next year’s audition season.


If you have any questions about participating in this summer’s Stars Academy private lessons, contact corps director Aaron Theall at

Stars Academy Tracks

Each private lesson track is taught by a member of our staff. The Louisiana Stars Drum and Bugle Corps staff included experienced educators and performers who have worked with award-winning ensembles over the years.


Brass | Meet the Staff

Percussion | Staff Announcement Coming Soon

Color Guard | Meet the Staff

Drum Major/Leadership | Staff Announcement Coming Soon


Each track will include four private lessons taught by each caption’s staff lasting between 30-60 minutes.


Stars Academy Private Lessons Package | $100

  • 4 virtual private lessons

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What should I have to prepare for each lesson?
A: In preparation for our virtual private lessons, you should make sure you have access to a steady internet connection, Zoom, your instrument/equipment, and a quiet space free of distraction. Other expectations may be communicated by your instructor.

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 educational format this year is primarily aimed at virtual interaction, private lessons may occur in whatever format you and your private lessons instructor agree upon.