Coinciding with its 2012 World Championships in Indianapolis this summer, Drum Corps International will present a "sampler" edition of its acclaimed Marching Music Academy on Saturday, Aug. 11 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at Lucas Oil Stadium.

This event is FREE and open to current and future music educators interested in interacting with some of the world's most recognized experts in marching music. Featured presenters will include:

John Phillips - Judge Administrator, Drum Corps International; Instructor, University of Western Ontario

Gary Markham - Judge Administrator, Music For All/ Bands of America; Music Supervisor, Cobb County District Schools

Michael Cesario - Artistic Director, Drum Corps International; Designer, Fred J. Miller Inc; Professor Emeritus, Purchase College

Along with these renowned clinicians, the Marching Music Academy Sampler will also feature the staff and students of Northview High School from Brazil, Ind. The Northview Marching Band will be on the field and will provide samples for discussion in real time.

Be a part of the conversation on the hottest topics in marching music today! All you need to do is register and come ready to engage!