Mini Mon Camp | May 23-24
Sat, May 23 9:00 am
Continuing to showcase our roots! With instructors Mike Compton - Mandolinist, Lauren Price Napier, Jesse D. Brock, and Casey Campbell, traditions, unique interpretations, and tips for playing Monroe's signature style, this two-day "mini-Mon-camp" will deepen your understanding and playing mastery of this music! Small intimate classes. Enrollment limited to 25 students. Bonus: all attendees will have the rare opportunity to be live-recorded on the Station Inn stage while performing one tune as a solo or duet. All playing levels welcome. $250 per person, $200 for any school-age registered student. Yes, this IS your grandfather's bluegrass! The mandolin art of Bill Monroe covered 70+ years and several variations in style. Mon-Man-Camps explore music from the classic bluegrass band of the 1940s through Bill's "Last Days on Earth." Skills and elements covered may include tremolo styles, downstrokes, doublestops/building solos from chord voicings, slides, tunings, using traditional ideas to play contemporary sounds, and of course, Bill Monroe tunes!