From the Carolina Crown Web site: Carolina Crown hosted its first annual drum major symposium June 11-12 in Clover, S.C., and Crown staff members are calling it a complete success. Thirty talented leaders came from as far as 400 miles with great enthusiasm and a passion to explore some new techniques on conducting and leadership. They endured an amazing 18 hours of clinics that were designed to give the students individual attention in conducting and interactive sessions in leadership. Each student had the opportunity to conduct in front of a live ensemble while receiving instruction. Read more.