Registration Update - Registration for 2020 camp will open October 1, 2019 at 9am Central
Nashville Mandolin Camp
Friday through Sunday, February 7-9, 2020
and more TBA
*2020 Camp instructors include Sharon Gilchrist, Nate Lee, and more TBA.
*Dates for Nashville Mandolin Camp are Friday through Sunday, February 7-9, 2020
*The price for on-site lodging, tuition, and food is a mere $800. The price for traveling to and fro each day (we call this being a "day camper" which includes tuition, lunch, and snack) is $650. Add on meal plans for day campers are also available.
*We will lead a field trip to fabulous and exciting Nashville for a concert or dance or both.
*Nashville Mandolin Camp is proud to be associated with Straight Up Strings!
*Register early - with only 15 spots time is of the essence...
This is unlike any mandolin camp you've ever encountered...
In the hills just above Nashville, TN there is a house set back in the woods where people go in the late winter to learn how to play the mandolin. Only 15 campers are allowed to attend so each class is small and every camper comes away feeling like he or she had a couple of days of private lessons. And yet, friendships are made that last a lifetime. It's pretty magical.
Teachers are chosen because they are able to make special connections with their students. Meals are homemade and generally pretty southern and always delicious. You will stay on-site or travel from your home (or a local hotel) each morning and learn from the masters. In the afternoons there will be jams and workshops where you may very well find yourself picking Red Haired Boy or Big Mon knee to knee with one of the instructors. It's mind-boggling, really.
And on the last day of camp, campers will record a tune or song with one of the instructors, engineered by a real deal Nashville recording engineer right here in our own Nashville Mandolin Camp studio. This is a musical memory that you will have forever and something no other camp offers. It is a truly special experience.
We here at Nashville Mandolin Camp would like to thank the Mandolin Cafe for their support. Without their dedicated members, fearless leader, and unwavering love of the mandolin, things at Nashville Mandolin Camp wouldn't be nearly so jolly. They said nice things about us and helped a young mandolin player make it to camp. It doesn't get much better than that!