The Grand Targhee Resort in Alta, WY will host the Targhee Music Camp on August 4 - 7. The camp focuses on individual instrumental
skills, group playing, singing and jamming, with each day set to feature morning and
afternoon classes with your chosen instrument, elective workshops, jam sessions (both
structured and unstructured) and evening performances.
The 2014 Targhee instructors include Jeff Austin (songwriting), Danny Barnes (banjo),
Grant Gordy (guitar), Roy Andrade (old time banjo and fiddle) and Joe Walsh (mandolin).
The Lomax Project will be the Band In Residence for the camp. Registration is available via the camp's
website and includes classes, meals, accommodations, evening performances, workshops,
instruction and more.
"For my part, I will be working with students on two aspects of the live musical
experience: songwriting and performance studies. For the songwriting side, we will be
exploring just what inspires and drives us to write...to dive into personal experiences
and exercises to bring to the surface the words, melodies and ideas that are the very
beginning of the life of a song. And...performance. We will be stretching the imagination
for this one...heading outside of our comfort zones and seeing where that inner desire to
entertain people comes from. Ranging from group exercises to individual storytelling...we
will see just what it is to be onstage and not just entertain...but, to inspire others to
explore their own voice and talents," Jeff Austin told us about his participation in the Targhee Music Camp. “I am beyond excited to be a part of the Camp at Grand Targhee
for 2014. A new and beautiful experience I cannot wait to share with all those involved.”
[Published on: 5/23/14]