Colorado Roots Music Camp
By Mandolin Cafe
July 28, 2007 - 6:45 am
Divide, Colo. — August 19-25, 2007, Colorado Roots Music Camp launches a week of bluegrass, folk, blues, swing, jazz, Irish, flatpicked and fingerstyle guitar, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, bass, singing, learning and fun.
Camp headquarters is the Rocky Mountain Mennonite Camp, high in the mountains surrounded by spruce, pine and aspen forest, beautiful rock formations, and premier hiking trails.
The price of $625 includes food, lodging and all activities.
Mandolin instructors include Roland White, John Moore and Dave Firestine. Other instrument instructors include Paul Anastasio, Cary Black, David Coe, Julie Davis, Bob Goldstein, Charlie Hall, Pete Huttlinger, Gerald Jones, Mike Phelan, Raul Reynoso. Class sizes are small, with an average 10:1 student-teacher ratio.
Activities include classes, concerts, master classes, seminars and jamming. From over 35 hands-on classes offered over a broad range of levels, instruments, styles and subjects, you select those that appeal to you. There will also be concerts by instructors and campers, master classes for up-close individualized learning, seminars on interesting and fun topics, and jamming! If you're new to jamming, we'll have courses specifically designed to get you started.
All levels: whether you're just starting out or an advanced player, there are over 35 classes to inspire, inform and challenge you. Each instructor teaches a variety of levels and brings a wealth of fundamentals, technique and style to each class.
All ages are welcome. Campers under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.