Programs, Classes & Private Lessons

Drum Set Educational Camp


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 14+ years and should have some experience.


Tyler Hornby - Artistic Director (MRU & Ambrose University)

Mark Kelso - Instructor (Toronto, Humber College)

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


Course CRN Day Dates Time Fee
Drum Set Camp - Early Bird (Open until July 14,2017) 1001 M - F Aug. 14 - 18, 2017 9 - 4 p.m. $300
Drum Set Camp - Regular 1002 M - F Aug. 14 - 18, 2017 9 - 4 p.m. $350



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