• Multi-day intensive-but-relaxed instruction focused on how to jam.
  • All ages welcome.
  • Individually coached small group jams with experienced, low-pressure teaching.
  • Easy qualifications: Be able to switch between G C, D, and A chords.
  • Experienced jammers welcome, will be given skill-appropriate challenges.
  • Learn to follow along, lead songs, fake solos, backup skills.
  • No written music or tab. Learn by ear as in real bluegrass.

All Camps

  • Weekly sessions with intensive-but-relaxed instruction focused on how to jam.
  • All ages welcome.
  • Individually coached small group jams with experienced, low-pressure teaching.
  • Easy qualifications: Be able to switch between G C, D, and A chords.
  • Experienced jammers welcome, will be given skill-appropriate challenges.
  • Learn to follow along, lead songs, fake solos, backup skills.
  • No written music or tab. Learn by ear as in real bluegrass.

All Weekly Classes

  • Daily 2-hour sessions teaching the basics of informal bluegrass playing.
  • Songbook provided, small coached groups.
  • Understanding instruction on following and leading songs, faking solos, backup skills.
  • No music or tab, no prior experience required but must be able to switch smoothly between G, C, D, and A chords.
  • All bluegrass instruments, all ages.
  • Walkups welcome or pay in advance for discount.

All Festival Classes

  • Intensive-but-relaxed instruction focused on how to jam.
  • All ages welcome.
  • Individually coached small group jams with experienced, low-pressure teaching.
  • Easy qualifications: Be able to switch between G C, D, and A chords.
  • Experienced jammers welcome, will be given skill-appropriate challenges.
  • Learn to follow along, lead songs, fake solos, backup skills.
  • No written music or tab. Learn by ear as in real bluegrass.

All One-Day Classes

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  • Multi-day intensive-but-relaxed instruction focused on how to jam.
  • All ages welcome.
  • Individually coached small group jams with experienced, low-pressure teaching.
  • Easy qualifications: Be able to switch between G C, D, and A chords.
  • Experienced jammers welcome, will be given skill-appropriate challenges.
  • Learn to follow along, lead songs, fake solos, backup skills.
  • No written music or tab. Learn by ear as in real bluegrass.

All Camps

  • Weekly sessions with intensive-but-relaxed instruction focused on how to jam.
  • All ages welcome.
  • Individually coached small group jams with experienced, low-pressure teaching.
  • Easy qualifications: Be able to switch between G C, D, and A chords.
  • Experienced jammers welcome, will be given skill-appropriate challenges.
  • Learn to follow along, lead songs, fake solos, backup skills.
  • No written music or tab. Learn by ear as in real bluegrass.

All Weekly Classes

  • Daily 2-hour sessions teaching the basics of informal bluegrass playing.
  • Songbook provided, small coached groups.
  • Understanding instruction on following and leading songs, faking solos, backup skills.
  • No music or tab, no prior experience required but must be able to switch smoothly between G, C, D, and A chords.
  • All bluegrass instruments, all ages.
  • Walkups welcome or pay in advance for discount.

All Festival Classes

  • Intensive-but-relaxed instruction focused on how to jam.
  • All ages welcome.
  • Individually coached small group jams with experienced, low-pressure teaching.
  • Easy qualifications: Be able to switch between G C, D, and A chords.
  • Experienced jammers welcome, will be given skill-appropriate challenges.
  • Learn to follow along, lead songs, fake solos, backup skills.
  • No written music or tab. Learn by ear as in real bluegrass.

All One-Day Classes