MOUNTAIN ROAD TRADITIONAL MUSIC CAMP
Aug. 18th – 20th 2017
The Highland Inn, Monterey, VA
We are excited to announce that this year’s Mountain Road Traditional Music Camp– is moving to gorgeous Monterey, Virginia!!
A weekend (always the third weekend in August) for playing and socializing with fellow fiddle (and non-fiddle) students. Nightly sessions and Ceili dance! The camp starts Friday evening and ends that following Sunday. All ages and levels welcome. Learn new tunes, phrasing, how to perform Irish and Old Time fiddle tunes. Ballad singing, guitar accompaniment and Clawhammer banjo will also be available. Ensemble class for kids in all instruments where they learn how to perform as a band.
The cost of camp is $150.
All family members of fully registered students can themselves take any class (fiddle, banjo, guitar, voice, etc.) for only $40 per class.
~Registered participants can sign up for any of the classes listed on the schedule. There is no limit to numbers of classes participants can take, but we do need to know in advance so teachers can prepare. Some classes may have a size limit, so register early!
~Ensemble students will take classes listed as “Ensemble“ on the schedule. If your child is interested in doing Ensemble AND some other classes, please contact Alex.
~The Friday evening Jam Session and Sunday morning Gospel Sing are free to all participants and family members.
~Feel free to ask Alex or any of the teachers what level you may be considered.
~Schedule is based on class size and interest and may be subject to change.
Email Alex at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 434-989-4591 to sign up for your classes (or mail preferences with your check).
Contact Alex for the most up-to-date schedule of classes (class schedule coming soon)
please send a check (made out to “Alex Caton”) to:Alex Caton
120 Pine Crest Lane
Gordonsville, VA 22942
ACCOMMODATIONS and FOOD:
Students should arrange accommodations and food. Rooms are available, and it’s always a good idea to make reservations well in advance at the inn. We also offer meal plans– includes Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast, lunch and dinner plus Sunday breakfast.
To sign up for the meal plan, email Alex at email@example.com. Checks can be made payable to “Alex Caton”. Payment is due by the beginning of camp on the Friday afternoon.
For additional info on lodging near Monterey, VA, please go to: www.highlandcounty.org/for-the-visitor/lodging/
Students pay in full at the time of registration. If a student cancels before August 1st, they will be refunded all but $20. Registration is nonrefundable on or after August 1st.
Friday Evening– Arrive and relax. Slow jam session at 5 PM. Picnic at 6 PM. Introductions and Teacher Performance at 8 PM.
Saturday– Classes all day. Small student performance and dance at 8 PM, late night jam sessions.
Feel free to ask Alex or any of the teachers what level you may be considered. Fiddle students are encouraged to take the 3 fiddle classes scheduled for their level. Ensemble classes are intended for kids under 12 for any instrument, dance or singing (any skill level).
Schedule is based on class size and interest and may be subject to change. Contact Alex for most up-to-date schedule of classes.
Please be sure to bring your instruments. Please bring snacks and bottled water. Feel free to record your lessons.