2nd Annual Grand Targhee Bluegrass Music Camp, August 7-10, 2007
By Mandolin Cafe
April 27, 2007 - 1:15 pm
2nd Annual Targhee Bluegrass Music Camp
Driggs, Idaho — The Second Annual Grand Targhee Bluegrass Camp will be held August 7-10, 2007 over the three and a half days preceding the Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival.
Using bluegrass music as the common language, the camp focus is on teaching individual instrumental skills, group playing and jamming. Each day features morning and afternoon classes on your chosen instrument, elective workshops, jam sessions (both structured and unstructured) and evening performances.
In addition, students have opportunities to take advantage of the wide range of outdoor activities that Grand Targhee has to offer: including hiking, biking, tennis, swimming, chair lift rides and more. Grand Targhee is situated at 8,000 feet in the heart of the Tetons - an inspiring setting with spectacular views.
Offerings for this summer's camp include guitar, fiddle, banjo, mandolin and stand up bass (songwriting). The classes are geared towards intermediate and advanced players, so some degree of proficiency is expected.
Instructors include Ben Winship (camp director) on mandolin, Mike Marshall on mandolin, Scott Nygaard on guitar, Tony Trischka on banjo, Brian Wicklund on fiddle, Eric Thorin on bass, and John Lowell on songwriting.
Grand Targhee is located just outside of Driggs, Idaho. The closest airports are Jackson, WY (45 miles) and Idaho Falls, Idaho (84 miles). Grand Targhee offers a shuttle service from both airports.
Camp web site and registration