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What a Camper Needs to Know

Eskil works with Anna Zuver and Aaron GordonWe accept players and singers in middle and high school, with playing and singing skills on a late beginner/intermediate (quick learner) through advanced levels. Remember, this is not a camp for those new to their instrument.

PLAYING EXPERIENCE GUIDELINES:

  • Guitar players should know their basic open chords and bar chords and know a little bit about scales and the notes on their fret boards. A knowledge of key relationships is also helpful.
  • Bass players should be able to play simple bass patterns in a steady fashion, and know a little about chord relationships.
  • Drummers should be able to keep a steady beat for a minimum of three minutes, and know the basic rock and blues patterns.
  • Keyboard players should know the basic chords in most keys, and have some knowledge of the relationship between keys.
  • Horn players should be able to play all 12 major scales. They will need to have their own instruments, and in good working condition.
  • Singers should be able to match pitch. Nerves of steel are helpful.

All campers should bring an eagerness to learn, a willingness to be creative, and a determination to do his or her best.

Andrew Wright is ready to go!

Rates and Dates

Session dates for 2018 are:

Session 1 June 11 - 15
Session 2 June 18 - 22
Session 3 June 25 - 29
Session 4 July 9 - 13
Session 5 July 16 - 20

The registration fee for each session is $525, or $975 for two, with each session after that costing $450. Registration fee includes five days of expert supervised practice and performance at a professional music facility, camp T-shirt, and a professionally mixed and mastered 3-camera video of every song in the Friday night show. Performance photos shot by Daemon Baizan (daemonpictures.com) will be available for purchase at the Friday night show.

Hours are 9:30 - 4:00 Monday - Wednesday,
On Thursday 9:30 - 4:00, then 5:30 - 7:30 at Tin Roof Cantina,
On Friday 9:30 - 2:30, then 6:30 - 9:00.

Each session will include up to six bands. Therefore we will accept six drummers, bass players, keyboard players and singers, plus 12 to 16 guitar players per session. (Some bands may have as many as three guitars.) Depending upon the make-up of each band, the number of brass players - sax, trombone, trumpet - will vary.

 

Available Slots

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