Programs, Classes & Private Lessons

Drum Set Educational Camp


August 13-17, 2018 for ages 13+.

Under the Artistic Direction of Tyler Hornby, the Drum Set Educational Camp is the pinnacle drum event every year in Calgary, providing amazing drum instruction from world class drummers who are experts in their field. This unique experience gives students young and old a chance to enhance their abilities on the drum set. This camp provides an intensive yet fun atmosphere in a master class setting, allowing participants to go at their own pace.  Topics which will be covered range:

  • swing ride cymbal approaches
  • big band chart reading
  • jazz combo drumming
  • funk drumming
  • stick and pedal techniques
  • Cuban & Brazilian rhythms on the drum set
  • improvisation
  • jazz drum set history lectures
  • transcription analysis

No auditions are required, however, applicants must be 13+ years and should have some experience.


Tyler Hornby - Artistic Director (MRU & Ambrose University)

John Riley - Instructor (New York, Manhattan School of Music)

Additional Guest TBA


Course CRN Day Dates Time Fee
Drum Set Camp - Early Bird (Open until July 1, 2018) 1001 M - F Aug. 13 - 17, 2018 9 - 4 p.m. $300
Drum Set Camp - Regular 1002 M - F Aug. 13 - 17, 2018 9 - 4 p.m. $375


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Residency option

Stay on campus for the week. Residence fees are very reasonable, and the facilities are a five minute walk from classes and performance halls. Contact Residence Services at 403.440.6275 for more information, or e-mail


Payment is required for parking at Mount Royal University, Mon – Sat, and parking regulations are enforced. Visitor parking lots and rates.