Reviews

  • Lloyd Wheeler The Monroe Mandolin Camp was a unique experience for three main reasons: The standard of instruction was very high and as a teacher myself I was impressed by the carefully structured learning sequence I encountered in my classes with Sharon Gilchrist which allowed me to grasp many concepts that had been confusing me for a long ... Read more...
  • Alec Hurt Amanda was so right. She even showed up for a fire pit jam this year while in Nashville for other business. The instruction, setting, food, players from around the world , the original Bluegrass Boys, world class luthiers and more. Don’t miss out next year. I’ll be there! – Alec Hurt, September 14, 2015 Read more...
  • Geoff Alday Amazing and well-organized learning experience. Will definitely attend again. Highly recommended. For me one of the highlights was seeing how welcoming, friendly, and accommodating everyone was to a beginning picker like myself. When I got there Thursday evening, I was blown away by how good everyone was. It was definitely intimidating. I honestly didn’t want to ... Read more...
  • Amanda Gregg Monroe Mandolin Camp 2014 was the best music camp I have ever attended and one of the best weekends of my life. The camp was run with a lot of thoughtful detail. Holding the instructor concert at Carter Vintage Guitars, for example, was a really nice touch. Heidi and Mike clearly expended a lot of effort ... Read more...
  • Lukas Simpson MonMan Camp is the best place to learn from and be inspired by some of the very best Monroe Style mandolin pickers out there! Well organized and crammed full of workshops, presentations and jams all set in a beautiful campground forty minutes outside of Nashville, TN. The attendees are enthusiastic mando-heads from all over ... Read more...
  • Mike Bunting 2015 was the first time that I had attended he camp since the move to Nashville. I’m glad that I made it. The teaching was over the top fantastic and the presentations were terrific, highlighted, for me by the Bluegrass Boys getting together to play and tell Monroe stories. A special thanks too, to ... Read more...
  • John Boyd Great expreience!! This will be my 3rd camp,as a beginner I felt welcomed and encouraged, Figured I’m learning what to learn, Getting to the roots of this music with guys who were taught and played with Bill, caint get any closer to the source theese days. Mike and Heidi work tirelessly to put this together ... Read more...
  • Fay Kirkland Monroe mandolin camp was a great learning experience! Best Teachers and Staff. Many new and old friends from all around the world. – Fay Kirkland, September 22, 2017 Read more...
  • Jordan Riehm Learned from the best and jammed with the best. Plus, the food was outfreakingstanding! —Jordan Riehm, September 24, 2017 Read more...
  • Raynae Redman My name is Raynae Redman and this is the second time I have attended Monroe Mandolin Camp. In 2016, the camp was expanded to include banjo, and in 2017, a fiddle track was also added. Each year there’ll be another instrument track added until each of the 5 bluegrass instruments in Monroe’s band will be offered. ... Read more...
  • Diane Cross Traveling from Australia, I’ve attended many Monroe Mandolin Camps and at every camp I’ve learnt a lot. Each time following the camp, I’ve had many hours of practice developing my skills as a mandolin player. Tuition has been excellent featuring a diverse team of professional Mandolin players. Mike Compton, David Davis, Roland White, Skip Gorman, Richie ... Read more...
  • Jan Hester Monroe Mandolin Camp 2016 was my first experience at a music camp. As a beginning mandolin player, this camp was incredible. The instructors were so interested in helping, lending their experience to help you learn. They were always available to answer questions, show you a lick, give instruction outside of the scheduled class or just ... Read more...
  • Craig Coleman I have attended Monroe Mandolin Camp each year it has been offered. I have made life-long friends and acquaintances that love and respect the traditional, Monroe-inspired Bluegrass music that I have loved and respected, especially the mandolin playing of Bill Monroe. not only do attendees have a great time at camp, but attendees ... Read more...
  • George del Porto I have been to Monroe Mandolin Camp for three years now and love it. Sitting around eating pizza and refreshments, jamming with Mike Compton himself, and other instructors is pretty much a high point for me!! I have many, many instructor friends, luthier friends like Paul Duff and Will Kimble, and students from USA and abroad. I ... Read more...
  • Gary Darling I enjoyed Monroe Mandolin Camp very much. Very laid-back and comfortable setting, met some great folks who I will be friends with forever. The most impressive part was the accessibility of the instructors, ever ready to pick or answer a question (David Davis rules!). Listening to Raymond Huffmaster’s and The Bluegrass Boys stories was a ... Read more...
  • Mississippi Chris Sharp Early in September, I had the pleasure of being able to attend the Monroe Mandolin Camp held in a beautiful setting in Kingston Springs, Tennessee, just West of Nashville. Mike Compton and Heidi Herzog went to great efforts to produce and host a delightful experience. What a good time I had. If you are interested ... Read more...