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Acoustic Music Camp 2014 Set for August 7-9

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Acoustic Music CampArlington TX -- Acoustic Music Camp is three days of fun and learning in a friendly, supportive environment. The camp offers classes in banjo, flatpicking guitar, mandolin, bluegrass and Texas fiddling, vocals, songwriting, bass, and fingerstyle guitar. They have a world-class faculty who, along with being great musicians and teachers, are great people. Instructors include Alison Brown, Bill Evans, Gerald Jones, Brad Davis, Dix Bruce, Texas Shorty, Dale Morris Jr., Dale Morris Sr., Keith Yoder, David Hamburger Alan Tompkins, Dix Bruce and more.

The camp tries to limit class size to 12 students per teacher, although some classes may be larger. Depending on the number of students enrolled, they are offering one to three levels for each class.

Currently mandolin and guitar will have two classes and three-finger banjo will have three. For fiddle, dobro, etc., all levels will be taught in each class unless we have high enough enrolment on a given instrument to justify adding an additional teacher.

A three day music camp for acoustic musicians teaching you how to play Mandolin, Bluegrass & Clawhammer Banjo, Flatpick Guitar, Bass, Fiddle, Songwriting / Vocals, Dobro & Fingerstyle Guitar

Classes are a hands-on affair. You will not just listen to a lecture but participate by playing along with the teacher. During this “organized noodling,” the instructor is giving individual attention to each student. To keep this from being a noisy, chaotic affair, please do not play while the instructor is talking. Also, when playing during exercises, do not play so loudly that your neighbor cannot hear comments from the instructor.

As with tennis, the best way to get better is to play with people better than you are. Each day will include an instructor-led jam. Each instructor will take a different level of jam (advanced, intermediate, beginning or slow) and choose tunes and tempos, and keep the jam in-line and fun.

Each student will receive a zippered music bag with goodies. There will also be free drawings. You must be present to win.

More information, registration and details are available at

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