Concert schedule for the 2019 June camp! All shows are 1:30-2pm:
Mon: The Violet Crown Affair, with Cellist Tony Rogers and camp director Adam Carney! Tony is an extraordinary player and classically trained musician, and performs regularly across the country in orchestras, string ensembles and Tango bands. The cello is a beautiful instrument with an unforgettable sound, and The Violet Crown Affair is a duo of cello and classical guitar, playing music from around the world in many different genres. This duo specializes in improvisation and swing jazz music; a rarity with this instrumentation! Tony will also be with us all day as a guest teacher!
Tues: Indrajit Banerjee! We are SO EXCITED to have Indrajit with us this year as a guest teacher and performer! He is an award winning world-class Sitar player and teacher from Calcutta, and he is an expert player and teacher on Indian music. This is a very special opportunity for the kids and the parents alike, so please come join us for the afternoon concert, you won't want to miss this!
Wed: The Austin Troubadours! Introduction to Renaissance Music. Headed by camp instructor and Childbloom teacher Slobodan Vujisic, the Austin Troubadours is an international group of instrumentalists and singers whose mission is to revive the beauty of musical masterpieces from Medieval and Renaissance Europe. It is founded in 2008 in Austin, Texas by the award winning lutenist and early music specialist Slobodan Vujisic. Seven musicians in period costumes with more than 30 authentic period instruments, perform dances and songs of Medieval and Renaissance Europe. A high energy, non-conventional show. Don't miss this! Open to the public.
This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department
Thurs: Darin Layne, Seven string guitarist! Darin is a high-level player here in Austin, and performs regularly throughout the state. He has been featured in magazines such as Guitar Player and Jazztimes, as well as having his music on television, movies and radio. He is a guitar teacher at St Edwards and Austin Community College, and we are thrilled to have him be our guest teacher and featured performer for Thursday!
Concert schedule for the 2019 July/August camp! All shows are 1:30-2pm:
Tues: We are so excited to have Indrajit Banerjee this year that we are having him teach and play for our July camp as well! He is an award winning world-class Sitar player and teacher from Calcutta, and he is an expert player and teacher on Indian music. This is a very special opportunity for the kids and the parents alike, so please come join us for the afternoon concert, you won't want to miss this!
Wed: Chuck Anastasiou! Chuck is an amazing fingerstyle guitarist and teacher right here in Austin, Texas! He will be performing as our guest musician and teaching classes throughout the day. Chuck is a very talented guitarist who specializes in fast-moving and fluid fingerpicking styles on steel strings, including influences from Chet Atkins and Merle Travis. His music is a lot of fun, come check it out!
We believe that learning music is a perfect way to enrich a young person's life. The rewards and benefits gained by dedication to an art form such as playing guitar teaches appreciation, boosts confidence, and gives the student a skill they can use for a lifetime.
Our camp offers classes for beginners, intermediate and advanced students, with games, events for students and parents, and free concerts by guest musicians every day!
We want to hear from you! Please contact us with any questions, comments, or to enroll in camp this year. Contact us here
We teach all students ages 6 through high school, beginner to advanced. We offer classes designed specifically for each age group and talent level.
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