Million Dollar Band Percussion

University of Alabama Percussion Camp
Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27, 2019

2019 Returning Member and Prospective/New Member Audition Registration: 2019 MDB Audition Registration – CLOSED

*You are responsible for providing your own transportation to campus and your own lodging.

**This year we will be requiring a registration fee of $35.  That fee is required of returning members and freshmen and transfer students.

***If you would like to submit a video for evaluation prior to the camp, please email a request for access to Neal Flum’s UABox at:


Camp Specifics:

We have a Facebook page:  “MDB Percussion Section 2019.”  You can ask questions, meet other students, and find other relevant information for the camp.

To ask to become a member, please go to:

Change: We will use Remind as our secondary means of communication for our marching percussion camp (April 26 and 27, 2019).  If after the camp you earn membership into the marching band, then this Remind will
become our means of communication for marching band-related activities.

I have set up a Remind account for our 2019 MDB Percussion Section.
Here’s the link to join:
to receive texts:
text @mdbperc19 to 810-10

P.S. Remind is a free, safe, and easy way for me to reach you with important information. Want to learn more? Go here: you have any questions about any of the above-offered info or would like to arrange for an extra-help session in working on your performance skill-sets and/or audition materials,  please contact me at:

office: (205) 348 – 9440
cell: (205) 239 – 0336
email:  Neal Flum

Any front ensemble questions should be directed to:
Lauren Teel
office (205) 348 – 8222
cell:  (469) 831 – 9448
email:  Lauren Teel

Instruments for which you can audition and the audition/camp packets:

Additional Percussion Camp Materials (required):

Additional Front Ensemble Materials
(password protected/please go to Facebook Group for password)

  • TBA

2019 Sound Files for Audition Packets:

  • MDB I’m Telling’ Ya Part 1: sound file  (8 clicks precede start of exercise) 110   150   200
  • MDB I’m Telling’ Ya Part 2: sound file  (8 clicks precede start of exercise  110   150   200
  • MDB Basics: sound file  (8 clicks precede start of exercise, clicks in between A, B, and C)
    108   120   132
  • MDB Basic Strokes: sound file (8 clicks precede start of exercise)  88    92
  • MDB Accent to Tap: sound file  (8 clicks precede start of exercise)  116   126   136 
  • MDB Triplet Sequencing: sound file  (8 clicks precede start of exercise)   140   150   160
  • MDB Flams: sound file  (8 clicks precede start of exercise)    120   130   140
  • MDB Cadence 2019:   (8 clicks precede start of cadence) 100  108  116

Extra Help materials (these documents are password protected. You
can find the password in our Facebook Group):


Exercises, Cadence, Etc.

Cheers, Pre-Game, Stand Tunes, Shorties

Sound files for the first halftime show:

Million Dollar Band 2019 Percussion Staff:

  • Neal Flum, director and battery arranger
  • Lauren Teel, front ensemble instructor and arranger
  • Michael Strange, front ensemble and battery instructor, front ensemble arranger

Million Dollar Band Percussion Consultants/Adjunct Instructors:

  • Thom Hannum
  • Colin McNutt
  • Iain Moyer
  • Alex Beltran
  • Andrew Ricketts

The University of Alabama Percussion Section is proud to use the equipment/products of: