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4th Annual Hill Country Acoustic Music Camp

By Mandolin Cafe
April 29, 2008 - 9:45 am

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4th Annual Hill Country Acoustic Music Camp

4th Annual Hill Country Acoustic Music Camp

Kerrville, Tx. — The 4th Annual Hill Country Acoustic Music Camp produced by R. B. Miller and the Texas Arts & Crafts Educational Foundation will be held June 25-28, 2008 on the campus of Schreiner University in Kerrville, Texas.

The camp will feature classes and structured jams in mandolin, banjo, dulcimers, guitar, bass, fiddle and voice. Instructions is suitable for novice to advanced players and special jam sessions tailored to your skill level. Classes are limited to maintain individual attention and small class sizes.

Mandolin instructors and their focus for 2008 include:

Joe Carr:
- EZ standard Bluegrass Mandolin Instrumentals, Parts I & II
- Three string Chords, Parts I & II
- Introduction to Monroe-style, Parts I & II
- Ten licks everyone should know, Parts I & II

Gerald Jones:
- Embellishing With the Right Hand
- How to Learn All the Chords You Really Need To Know
- How To Read Standard Notation for Mandolin
- Easy Scales and Arpeggios
- Jamming With Harmonized Scales
- Simple Monroe Sounding Blues
- How I, IV & V Chords Got Their Names (And Why You Should Care)
- How to Find The Melody
- Pentatonic Scales (How to Get Out of a Jam During a Jam)
- Simple Duet Classical Mandolin Pieces

Steve James:
- Blues Mandolin

Paul Oorts:
- A native of Belgium, Paul is a versatile performer in a wide range of styles and brings an elegant European flavor to the camp staff.

Click map pin for directions to 4th Annual Hill Country Acoustic Music Camp at Schreiner University, Kerrville, Texas.

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