Color Guard division SWAGs will help with operational duties and work side-by-side with our world-renowned color guard faculty helping teach routines to students.CONCERT BAND
In the Concert Band division, SWAGs serve as teaching assistants for the conductors and division heads of the track. They are responsible for assisting and teaching sectionals on the students' music, making sure the rehearsals run smoothly, taking attendance, assisting in masterclasses, and preparing materials and set-up needed for daily rehearsals.DRUM MAJOR INSTITUTE
SWAGs for the Drum Major Institute serve the largest track in the camp. Working closely with faculty members, SWAGs take attendance, actively participate in leadership sessions, and do whatever is necessary to assist the division head and faculty in serving the students.
JAZZ BANDJazz Band division SWAGs will attend daily sessions with students and assist the jazz faculty with logistic facilitation of rehearsals and sectionals. MARCHING BAND
Marching Band division SWAGs will help with operational duties and have the opportunity to observe and interact with our world-renowned marching band faculty including an immersive performance and rehearsal experience with members of a top-twelve DCI Finalist "Corps-in-Residence."OPERATIONS TEAM / RESIDENTIAL ASSISTANCEThese team members are the heartbeat of the Summer Symposium. The OPRA division of the SWAG Team is responsible for coordinating residential, logistical, and operational support services for all divisions of the Symposium. Members of the OPRA division will be responsible for student life and interaction (mail, attendance, etc.), shuttles, delivering session materials and equipment, as well as many other duties and tasks that manifest during the week. OPRA members should be willing to, and capable of, driving larger vehicles if necessary (must have a valid driver's license).
ORCHESTRAOrchestra division SWAGs will attend daily sessions with students and assist the orchestra faculty with logistic facilitation of rehearsals and sectionals. PERCUSSION
Percussion division SWAGs will attend daily sessions with students and assist the percussion faculty with logistic facilitation of rehearsals and sectionals working with either concert or marching students. Applicants with actual percussion knowledge are strongly encouraged to apply for this area as often the duties involve minor repairs of student equipment and a working knowledge of the equipment.