Summergrass San Diego announces the return of a very special Bluegrass Boot Camp, which will take place 9:30 am to 1:00 pm August 19, 2016 for a fantastic start to the Summergrass San Diego bluegrass music festival at the Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum in Vista, California.
All adult intermediate to advanced players are welcome!
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!! Download Registration form here. Class sizes are limited and will fill up fast. Registration closes August 5, 2016
CLASS LIMIT: 10 participants per instrument; open to age 17 and up
The fun-filled time will include a 3 hour instrument class with one of our master Drill Instructors. Each camp registrant will sign up for one of the following instrument classes.
Banjo – Dennis Caplinger
Lead Guitar – John Moore
Fiddle – Tom Cunningham
Mandolin – Chris Henry
Bluegrass Boot Camp will include 3 hours of instruction beginning Friday morning August 19th at 9:30am. Limited class size offers all participants access to the Drill Sargent. Confirmed registrants will receive detailed information about what to bring to camp, etc. Registration is $65 per person and closes August 5, 2016. Tuition includes instruction and instruction materials, no lunch break.
For more information email: Bluegrassbootcamp@summergrass.net or call Jeff at (951) 302-1503.
How do you know your skill level??
Intermediate: Able to play rhythm parts in a jam at moderate tempo and keep tempo during chord changes. Typically if you have been playing consistently for 18 months or more, you probably fit in at this level.
Advanced: You are comfortable playing with others and able to play at faster rhythms and playing breaks.
NOTE: This camp is not geared toward a beginning player. The level of teaching will be directed to the intermediate to advanced players.