Summer Clinic Information

The 2024 Hawkeye Drumline Summer Clinics will be held on campus: June 8, June 15, and June 22

Register Now for Drumline Clinics + Audition

There is no cost to attend these clinics! The clinics are to help prepare prospective Drumline members for the Hawkeye Drumline audition on June 29.

All students selected for the Drumline must attend a day camp on campus on July 13, 2024 (9:00 AM - 9:00 PM CDT).

Expectations for Clinics/Auditions

1) ​Register online for our Drumline Clinics.

2) ​You must prepare and have a binder for the audition materials and general exercise packet. Memorization is encouraged for the clinics, but required for the audition.

3) ​Feel free to email Dr. Nick Miller at with any questions you may have!

What to have for the clinics

Please bring the fallowing:

  • A practice pad
  • Sticks/mallets
  • A pencil
  • A binder with printed music
  • Water bottle
  • Athletic clothing

If you do not have one of these items, please contact us ASAP and we will work with you to procure them..

How to prepare for the clinics


  • Get good at the “easy” stuff!
  • Practice efficiently. Spend your time in front of a mirror, with a metronome, on a drum (if possible)
  • Eat well, exercise, and get your rest.
  • Constantly be improving!


It is encouraged that music be memorized for the clinics, but all materials in the packets must be memorized for the audition. Music from the packets will be called during individual auditions (this includes Pregame, and the Series). There will also be a sight-reading excerpt.