• 13th Annual Targhee Music Camp, August 6-9

    13th Annual Targhee Music Camp, August 6-9Alta, Wyo. — The 13th Annual Targhee Music Camp will take place August 6-9, 2018 at the Grand Targhee Ski Resort in the Teton Mountains of Western, Wyoming.

    The 4 day music camp offers classes in guitar, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, bass, singing, resonator guitar and songwriting to a wide range of musicians and musical abilities.


    • Mary Gauthier - songwriting
    • Suzy Thompson - fiddle
    • Ruthy Ungar- fiddle
    • Spencer Bohren- guitar
    • Eric Thompson- guitar
    • Ben Garnett - guitar
    • Mike Merendez - guitar
    • Sharon Gilchrist - mandolin
    • Fil Pate - mandolin
    • Tom Murphy - mandolin
    • Joe Craven - special topics class
    • Tony Trischka - banjo
    • George Jackson - banjo
    • Missy Raines - bass
    • Laurie MacAllister - singing
    • Molly Venter - songwriting
    • Travis Stuart - old-time banjo
    • Abbie Gardner - dobro
    • Roy Andrade - old-time instruments and topics

    Bands include: Red Molly, the Mammals and Missy Raines Trio.

    The Grand Targhee Ski Resort offers mountain accommodations with hotel rooms, RV and Tent Camping facilities, and hearty meals in a world class setting.

    The camp takes place the week before the 31th Annual Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival and features daily classes, workshops, jamming, student bands, evening performances and the High on the Mountain Top Jam. Students under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Scholarships are encouraged and available.

    Targhee Music Camp director Thomas Sneed revels in the excitement of three decades of great music at Grand Targhee, "We have cultivated an amazing group of music lovers and performers who are willing to go off the beaten path to get to Grand Targhee in Alta, Wyoming every August. By word of mouth, the music camp has become a pilgrimage and a yearly highlight for music lovers and performers."

    The closest airports are Idaho Falls, Idaho and Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Salt Lake City, Utah is also an option for some. Yellowstone and Teton National Parks are close by.

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    13th Annual Targhee Music Camp, August 6-9