Drum Fantasy Camp’s five world class instructors are among the greatest drummers on the planet today, and I know that the campers will be thrilled to meet them, learn from them, and jam with them.
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 16, 2015
Vic’s Drum Shop, America’s largest independent drum retailer, will host Drum Fantasy Camp at its North Loomis Street location in the Music Garage - Chicago. The camp will be held from Friday, August 7 through Tuesday, August 11, and will feature instruction from some of the most innovative and respected drum professionals in the music business - including Steve Smith, Jojo Mayer, Mike Mangini, Benny Greb, and Dave Weckl.
“Drum Fantasy Camp’s five world class instructors are among the greatest drummers on the planet today, and I know that the campers will be thrilled to meet them, learn from them, and jam with them,” says Victor Salazar of Vic’s Drum Shop. “I'm also looking forward to introducing Vic's Drum Shop to folks who’ve never had the opportunity to visit us.”
Founded in 2007 by drummer Steve Orkin, Drum Fantasy Camp features world-class instructors and attracts students of all skill levels and ages from around the world. Enrollment in this year's Drum Fantasy Camp will include:
- Six hours per day of master classes (maximum of 15 students per class)
- Daily jam sessions and three Jam Night events
- Bonus classes
- Discounts on exclusive concerts at Martyrs’, one of Chicago’s premier live music venues
- Discounted accommodations at the Crowne Plaza
- Discounted hotel shuttle service to/from the Music Garage
- 10% discount on all purchases from Vic’s Drum Shop that are made throughout the duration of the camp (8/7 - 8/11)
“This year’s Drum Fantasy Camp students can look forward to a wonderful five days of education, inspiration, entertainment, and camaraderie,” says Salazar.
For questions about Drum Fantasy Camp '15 at the Music Garage, contact Steve Orkin at 440.487.6536 or get all the details at the Camp’s site. To register, visit the Camp’s sign-up page.
About Vic’s Drum Shop:
Opened in 2011, Vic’s Drum Shop is Chicago’s only dedicated drum and percussion shop as well as America’s largest independent drum retailer. Our mission is to build, support, and promote the drum community by providing excellence in customer service, product offerings, and education. Vic’s Drum Shop is a shopping destination for drummers of all skills levels and backgrounds from around the world, as well as the world’s most elite drumming and percussion professionals - including Steve Smith, Mike Portnoy, Simon Phillips, Terry Bozzio, Gavin Harrison, Mike Mangini, Jack DeJohnette, Bernard Purdie, Jojo Mayer, Dave Weckl, Kenny Aronoff, Will Calhoun, Stanton Moore, Jimmy Chamberlin, Virgil Donati, Jimmy DeGrasso, Hannah Ford Welton, Jerry Gaskill, Jim Riley, John Riley, Derek Roddy, Danny Seraphine, Todd Sucherman, Nathaniel Townsley, Tony Allen, Chad Wackerman, Billy Ward, and many more.
About The Music Garage:
The Music Garage has provided up-and-coming artists and the world’s top performers with the most comprehensive and well-equipped rehearsal facilities in the Midwest for 10 years. Since 2005, the Music Garage’s 95 monthly rooms, 11 hourly rooms, and Showcase Room have offered superb service, impeccable studio spaces, and the most experienced staff in the region. Clients have included Sting, John Mayer, Rise Against, Jennifer Hudson, Maroon 5, Van Morrison, Iron and Wine, and many more of the world’s premier music artists.