Daily Schedule

SATURDAY August 3rd, 2019

9:00 – 12:00 REGISTRATION, HOUSING

Use this time to show up in the Cultural Center, collect your ID and a personal booklet “What, When & Where” as well as find your spot and set up your drum/practice equipment.

EVERYBODY
CULTURAL CENTER
Justyna Janik

12:00 – 12:30 OFFICIAL OPENING

WHAT, WHEN & WHERE
We will begin the camp musically. Then, you will find out what you will learn and why we designed this event in such a way. Finally, we will share a few ideas that may apply to you along the way.

EVERYBODY
SHOW ROOM

Szymon Fortuna, Justyna Janik
Claus Hessler & Dom Famularo

12:30 – 13:30 MASTERCLASS

WHAT, WHY, HOW – REALITY CHECK
Dom Famularo is a hugely inspiring person. He is an exceptional educator with outstanding teaching experience. To set the right mood for the rest of the camp, Dom will take you on an inspiring journey of being a drummer.

EVERYBODY
SHOW ROOM

Dom Famularo

13:45 – 15:15 PRE SHOW WORKSHOP

BEAT YOUR DUTY WITH SPIRIT
The Cultural Center in Żywiec is very supportive for OM drum camp. Now we want to give something back to the local community. During this workshop, we will practice our drum parts that we all will perform together with Claus the same evening. Download and start practicing the parts now.

EVERYBODY
SHOW ROOM

Claus Hessler & Szymon Fortuna

15:15 – 17:00 DINNER TIME

The place where we all plan to eat is called Krajcar. The restaurant is situated 500 meters from the camp place. Together with Krajcar we’ve prepared discount prices for our participants.
You can eat in different places if you choose to do so.

KRAJCAR RESTAURANT

17:00 – 19:00 PRE SHOW WORKSHOP

MAKE IT LOOK EASY
Now that we know what to play, in this workshop, we will organize all parts into the complete drum performance.

EVERYBODY
SHOW ROOM

Claus Hessler & Szymon Fortuna

19:00 – 21:30 FREE TIME

21:30 – 00:00 DRUM SHOW

BEAT YOUR DUTY – MUSICAL TIME CAPSULE
There are a few legitimate reasons for this event to take place. First of all our current students wanted to perform together. Secondly, we want to show people that drums are unique. We’ll have an opportunity to share that with over 2000 people. Finally, we want to create this experience wherein the professional world we as drummers have to be ready to perform right away. Let’s see how it feels like.

EVERYBODY
GROJEC AMPHITHEATER

SUNDAYAugust 4th, 2019

8:45 – 9:30 WARM-UP SESSION

THREE CAMPS WAKE UP CALL – PART I
This session will begin with a short introduction to the rudimental piece, highlighting the historical background in order to gain a better understanding of the authentic sound and style that should be preserved. Next, we will analyze some of the written structures and then begin the initial workout.

EVERYBODY
SHOW ROOM

Szymon Fortuna

9:30 – 10:45 MASTERCLASS

BEING CORRECT OR FEELING COMFORTABLE – HANDS TECHNIQUE
Now and then we all here about what aspects of our technique are correct or not, what should be avoided and vice versa. Many times some of the information may be misleading. That can strongly affect our drumming habits. In this important masterclass, we’ll talk about some of the major concepts that were thought by masters in this field like Stamford Moeller, Jim Chapin and Now Claus Hessler and Dom Famularo.

EVERYBODY
SHOW ROOM

Claus Hessler

MASTER DRUM LAB

AVOID TO BE JUST CORRECT
This workout will focus on eliminating the notion that some strokes, moves have to be performed just that “one” way especially if that way is incorrect or simply not effective. We will look on those aspects and give you an authority and confidence to work on towards your comfort behind the drums.

GROUP A  11:00 – 13:00
GROUP B  15:00 – 17:00
MIRROR ROOM
Claus Hessler

13:00 – 15:00 DINNER TIME

The place where we all plan to eat is called Krajcar. The restaurant is situated 500 meters from the camp place. Together with Krajcar we’ve prepared discount prices for our participants.
You can eat in different places if you choose to do so.

KRAJCAR RESTAURANT

MASTER DRUM LAB

FEEL COMFORTABLE
In this session, you will practice some of the crucial exercises presented during the masterclass. You will be assisted by Dom. He will practice together with you and watch your moves. You will have a great opportunity to get an honest legitimate feedback and support in your workout.

GROUP B 11:00 – 13:00
GROUP A 15:00 – 17:00
SHOW ROOM

Dom Famularo

17:15 – 19:15 ASK & TALK

This is a very unique session, truly directed by our participants. Therefore by you as well. We will use this time to discuss any subject of your interest. Using Claus and Dom experience as well as other participants, this class is always bringing something new and unique to the table

EVERYBODY
SHOW ROOM

Dom Famularo & Claus Hessler

17:15 – 19:15 MINI LAB

This class is optional and open to any student that wants to retry some of the concepts that were thought during other sessions or who didn’t understand something or just wants to analyze anything else that he/she needs. We can invite up to 5 people at one time in order to give more flexibility and direct attention to their needs.

OPTIONAL
PRACTICE ROOM

Szymon Fortuna

19:15 – 00:00 SUPPER / INTEGRATION

Open Minded team including Claus and Dom will most likely spend the free time together. We want to integrate, talk, and have fun. We hope that you will join us as well!

MAIN SQUARE

MONDAYAugust 5th, 2019

8:45 – 9:30 WARM-UP SESSION

THREE CAMPS WAKE UP CALL – PART II
In this class, we will focus on executing correct phrases from the rudimental piece. Our goal here is to be able to play each section with appropriate accents while keeping ongoing smooth long roll.

EVERYBODY
SHOW ROOM

Szymon Fortuna

9:30 – 10:45 MASTERCLASS

FEET – UNDISCOVERED POTENTIAL
In this class, together with Claus, we will look at the feet technique and the moves that once mastered, they will greatly benefit your playing. You will learn about the analogy of movements and how closely they relate to the Moeller technique.

EVERYBODY
SHOW ROOM

Claus Hessler

MASTER DRUM LAB

BEYOND THE SINGLE STROKE
While using some basic exercises and the moves described during the masterclass, we will practice and explore different combinations that will include multiple strokes with one foot, ex. doubles, drags, triplets etc. All this, to have a closer look at the technique in practice.

GROUP A  11:00 – 13:00
GROUP B  15:00 – 17:00
SHOW ROOM
Claus Hessler

13:00 – 15:00 DINNER TIME

The place where we all plan to eat is called Krajcar. The restaurant is situated 500 meters from the camp place. Together with Krajcar we’ve prepared discount prices for our participants.
You can eat in different places if you choose to do so.

KRAJCAR RESTAURANT

MASTER DRUM LAB

CLOSE UP ON BASICS
In this session, you will practice the basic moves and the use of up/open/down strokes. We will focus to generate a natural rebound and unobstructed movement of the beater.

GROUP B  11:00 – 13:00
GROUP A  15:00 – 17:00
MIRROR ROOM
Dom Famularo

17:15 – 19:15 ASK & TALK

In this session, we’ll spend the time together with Claus. It’s a great opportunity to ask him questions or bring any matter to the table for a bright discussion. time with an incredibly inspiring person and a drum ambassador, Dom Famularo. During this time you will be able to address any question or subject that you are interested in and confront it with someone, who’s mission is to teach, help and collaborate.

EVERYBODY
SHOW ROOM

Claus Hessler

17:15 – 18:15 MINI LAB

This class is optional and open to any student that wants to retry some of the concepts that were thought during other sessions or who didn’t understand something or just wants to analyze anything else that he/she needs. We can invite up to 5 people at one time in order to give more flexibility and direct attention to their needs.

OPTIONAL
PRACTICE ROOM

Szymon Fortuna

19:15 – 00:00 SUPPER / INTEGRATION

Open Minded team including Claus and Dom will most likely spend the free time together. We want to integrate, talk, and have fun. We hope that you will join us as well!

MAIN SQUARE

TUESDAYAugust 6th, 2019

8:45 – 9:30 WARM-UP SESSION

THREE CAMPS WAKE UP CALL – PART III
In this part of the warm-up, we will focus on bringing up the tempo. We will focus on clear execution of all the accents as well as we’ll add the rotation of few participants at the time, playing the piece on snare drums.

EVERYBODY
SHOW ROOM

Szymon Fortuna

9:30 – 10:45 MASTERCLASS

SAY WHAT YOU MEAN, MEAN WHAT YOU SAY – EXPRESSION BEHIND THE KIT
Creating music, grooves, solos, is not only based on solid timekeeping and properly executed technique. Besides that, there has to be an emotional and artistic input as well. That shapes us as drummers. In this session, Dom will take through that “creative” doors and will share his approach to this matter.

EVERYBODY
SHOW ROOM

Dom Famularo

MASTER DRUM LAB

EXPRESSION BEHIND THE KIT PRACTICE
After all the classes so far you will have some good understanding of the role of technique, coordination in drumming etc. Now you’ll have a chance to experiment with expressing some of the ideas together with Dom. During this class, we will be trying to use some of the tools that will help to shape your sound behind the kit.

GROUP A  11:00 – 13:00
GROUP B  15:00 – 17:00
SHOW ROOM
Dom Famularo

13:00 – 15:00 DINNER TIME

The place where we all plan to eat is called Krajcar. The restaurant is situated 500 meters from the camp place. Together with Krajcar we’ve prepared discount prices for our participants.
You can eat in different places if you choose to do so.

KRAJCAR RESTAURANT

GUIDED PRACTICE

CLOSE UP ON FEET
After getting familiar with feet technique principals, as well as some of its technical characteristics, it’s now time to revise and establish your understanding of what you have learned so far. Use this opportunity to direct any questions to Claus, so you can be well prepared for your own practice back home!

GROUP B1  11:00 – 12:00
GROUP B2  12:00 – 13:00
GROUP A1 15:00 – 16:00
GROUP A2 16:00 – 17:00
MIRROR ROOM
Claus Hessler

17:15 – 19:15 ASK & TALK

Unique time with an incredibly inspiring person and a drum ambassador, Dom Famularo. During this time you will be able to address any question or subject that you are interested in and confront it with someone, who’s mission is to teach, help and collaborate.

EVERYBODY
SHOW ROOM

Dom Famularo

17:15 – 18:15 MINI LAB

This class is optional and open to any student that wants to retry some of the concepts that were thought during other sessions or who didn’t understand something or just wants to analyze anything else that he/she needs. We can invite up to 5 people at one time in order to give more flexibility and direct attention to their needs.

OPTIONAL
PRACTICE ROOM

Szymon Fortuna

19:15 – 00:00 SUPPER / INTEGRATION

Open Minded team including Claus and Dom will most likely spend the free time together. We want to integrate, talk, and have fun. We hope that you will join us as well!

MAIN SQUARE

WEDNESDAYAugust 7 th, 2019

8:45 – 9:30 WARM-UP SESSION

THREE CAMPS WAKE UP CALL – PART IV
Now that we all will know the piece we will add a simple floor tom supporting the melody. By adding a little bit of dynamics we’ll try to shape the given routine into the final musical piece.

EVERYBODY
SHOW ROOM

Szymon Fortuna

9:30 – 10:45 MASTERCLASS

LAY DOWN THE GROOVE
We all know that groove is very important regardless of the style of music. The way we organize our patterns, dynamics, form in time creates a certain perception or image in our audiences heads. In this class, we will focus on putting all previously discussed ideas into musical forms that groove. We will try to distinguish when some ideas groove and when they are not. We will experiment with all that so you can build your own way of building grooves.

EVERYBODY
SHOW ROOM

Claus Hessler

MASTER DRUM LAB

CREATIVE BUILDING BLOCKS
In this session, we will practice building grooves by using a few ideas that will help us get going. We will try to experiment with different sounds, dynamics as well as pattern orders.

GROUP A  11:00 – 13:00
GROUP B  15:00 – 17:00
SHOW ROOM
Claus Hessler

13:00 – 15:00 DINNER TIME

The place where we all plan to eat is called Krajcar. The restaurant is situated 500 meters from the camp place. Together with Krajcar we’ve prepared discount prices for our participants.
You can eat in different places if you choose to do so.

KRAJCAR RESTAURANT

GUIDED PRACTICE

MOELLER TECHNIQUE DETAILED WORKOUT
This special class is for you to revise your understanding of the hands’ technique that we have studied so far. In small groups, together with Dom, you will be working on the key aspects of the “correct” or moreover, comfortable technique. Dom will be checking your work. He will guide you and give necessary support in order for you to internalize some of the key movements.

GROUP B1  11:00 – 12:00
GROUP B2  12:00 – 13:00
GROUP A1 15:00 – 16:00
GROUP A2 16:00 – 17:00
MIRROR ROOM
Dom Famularo

17:15 – 19:15 ASK & TALK

In this session, we’re bringing again both of our teachers. It’s another chance to confront your questions, ideas, theories and search for answers together with two world-class drummers, educators, and messengers.

EVERYBODY
SHOW ROOM

Dom Famularo & Claus Hessler

17:15 – 18:15 MINI LAB

This class is optional and open to any student that wants to retry some of the concepts that were thought during other sessions or who didn’t understand something or just wants to analyze anything else that he/she needs. We can invite up to 5 people at one time in order to give more flexibility and direct attention to their needs.

OPTIONAL
PRACTICE ROOM

Szymon Fortuna

19:15 – 00:00 SUPPER / INTEGRATION

Open Minded team including Claus and Dom will most likely spend the free time together. We want to integrate, talk, and have fun. We hope that you will join us as well!

MAIN SQUARE

THURSDAYAugust 8 th, 2019

9:00 – 10:00 MASTER DRUM LAB

BUILDING BLOCKS – MORE SOLUTIONS
In this class, we will continue our experiments with building grooves. We will add some additional rhythmic ideas and ways of combining all of the together. We’ll use some background music to create more authentic stylistics results.

EVERYBODY
SHOW ROOM
Claus Hessler

10:15 – 11:45 MASTER DRUM LAB

BUILDING BLOCKS – USEFUL IDEAS
Continuing with our groove building process, during this session Claus will introduce some basic useful groove in different styles for you to simply memorize and use later in your own performances. This will be a bit more relaxed time for you to get inspired, try some ideas and make some useful notes for your future development.

EVERYBODY
SHOW ROOM
Claus Hessler

12:00 – 13:00 MASTERCLASS

IMPROVISATION – DRUM TALK
This final class if for you to turn on your imagination. Forget for one second about what we’ve practiced and discussed in the previous classes about all technical and coordination aspect and focus just on the artistic picture for a second. Dom will share his approach to improvisation and creative process in a given moment. Stay with him and enjoy the trip.

EVERYBODY
SHOW ROOM

Dom Famularo

13:15 – 14:45 MASTER DRUM LAB

TRY TO SPEAK
This final class is for you to join Dom and experiment through a creative process. You will have a chance to try to improvise with Dom, see how it feel and try to have an artistic drum conversation. Our goal here is for you to gain a bit more confidence in your own drumming and approach to music. Maybe overcome some obstacles and simply have fun.

EVERYBODY
SHOW ROOM
Dom Famularo

15:00 – 16:00 FINALE

This time is dedicated to summarize entire week, hand out certificates of participation. Also sharing future plans and of course taking hundreds of photos.

EVERYBODY
SHOW ROOM

16:00 – 19:00 FREE TIME

17:00 – 18:00 ŻYWIEC BREWERY TOUR

The Żywiec brewery offers a very interesting tour, which takes you to the beginnings Żywiec beer production. It outlines the historic background, early years of the big beer industry. You will encounter some interesting facts and statistics about the liquid called “beer”.

ŻYWIEC BREWERY

19:00 OPEN MINDED DRUM BARBEQUE

This final event is simple at its core but unique to the whole camp experience. At this point, we will all know each other. After the whole week of intensive studies, we will be tired. It’s time to celebrate. We’ll have a chance to do it by spending this time together, playing drums outside, watching any drumming videos of your choice on a big screen. Enjoying the barbecue and just having a good time together.

DĘBINA HOTEL