Stroman Middle School to host its first annual summer drum camp

The camp teaches VISD students rock and jazz drum skills

VICTORIA, TEXAS -Stroman Middle School is hosting the First Annual Summer Drumming’ Drumset Camp today and tomorrow, June 3.

Six V.I.S.D. students are starting their summer vacation learning about basic rock and jazz songs on a drumset.

Stroman middle school band director, Richard Rodriguez, is teaching the drum sessions.

Students will be able to take the skills they learn at this camp and apply it at the high school level if they wish to join the jazz band.

“Well, I felt there was a need for our community to have something like this for our students especially having a year of the pandemic and the students losing out on the many opportunities our district usually have for our students,”

Mr. Rodriguez also says that several students have reached out about joining next summer and expects the camp to continue to grow in the next few years.