Camp Backup 2016
November 11 - 13
Sargent Conference & Nature Center, Hancock, NH
Guitar, Vocals, Mandolin & Fiddle
Guitar, Octave Mandolin & Mandolin
Vocals & Guitar
Vocals, Guitar & Fiddle
Singing & Harmonizing
Instrumental Support of Songs
Piano Accompaniment for
Celtic Music & Contra Dances
Guitar Styles: Old Time Mountain,
Celtic, Bluegrass & Swing
Octave Mandolin Accompaniment
Back Up Styles for Mandolin and Fiddle
Take your music to the next level and learn some of the tirm-honored riffs, nuances, cliches, tricks and stylles of masters such as Maybelle Carter, Mícheál Ó Domhnaill, Jimme Rodgers, Bill Monroe, Violet Tulloch, Josephene Keegan, Hazel Dickems Donal Lunny, Riley Pucket, and others.
Workshops led by our staff of celebrated performers and instructors will focus on how to thoughtfully play backup in a variety of traditional folk music styles. You'll work together in small gorunds, enjoy instructor and camper concerts, share good food and drink, and come away with a new understanding of tasteful and solid backup playing.
Instructors (back row) and campers are smiling after a fabulous weekend
at Camp Backup 2015
This year, a special staff concert on Friday night, nearby in Bass Hall ~ Monadnock Center for History and Culture, downtown Peterborough (less than 15 minutes from camp).