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Suwannee Banjo Camp, March 27-29, 2015, is Open for Business

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Suwannee Banjo CampLive Oak, FL -- It is time to announce that the 2015 Suwannee Banjo Camp, in Live Oak, Florida, is open for business. The Suwannee Banjo Camp takes place March 27-29, with an optional extra day on March 26th. Our camp features classes, demonstrations, concerts and jams, in bluegrass and old-time banjo styles, and includes a guitar track and fiddle track, as well as instruction in minstrel banjo and the African akonting (ekonting).

Come study 5-string banjo with some of today’s best players and teachers. Our program features hands-on classes, demonstrations, and two big faculty concerts, and still leaves lots of time for jamming with your fellow banjo enthusiasts.

SBC offers serious instruction in clawhammer, old-time fingerpicking, and bluegrass banjo styles. In addition, we offer introductions to both minstrel banjo and the west-African banjo ancestor known as akonting (ekonting) If you don’t have your own ekonting, contact us ahead of time and instruments can be provided.

The atmosphere and schedule is designed to allow plenty of opportunity for casual interactions between staff and students. There is plenty of time to get to know our staff of great and notable performers and teachers, as well a chance to share music and make friendships with other students. Our camp is set up to accommodate all experience levels, from true beginners to the highly skilled and expereinced.

2015 Staff:

  • Bluegrass Banjo:
    • Scott Anderson
    • Janet Beazley
    • Gerald Jones
    • Ned Lubrecki
    • James McKinney
    • Alan Munde
    • Tony Trischka
  • Old-time Banjo:
    • Paul Brown
    • Bob Carlin
    • Adam Hurt
    • Mark Johnson
    • Brad Leftwich
    • Chuck Levy
    • Terri McMurray
    • Ken Perlman
  • Old-Time Fiddle:
    • James Leva
  • Guitar:
    • Danny Smith

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