Heidi Herzog

10 Minute Tune-Ups

Come join us on Tuesday nights, 7:00 pm Central Standard Time, as we are led on a mini-tune-up session by one of our world class instructors. This LIVE broadcast will be on FACEBOOK: MONROE MANDOLIN CAMP page. Get your instruments tuned up and ready to go.  We’ll have a series of building block sessions to …

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2019 #GivingTuesday

It is always with a sense of joy and excitement when November rolls around. We have just completed a successful camp just over a month prior and we have had a little breathing room to decompress, unpack all the boxes full of fun camp gear. In the background, the finely laid groundwork for the ‘next’ …

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Cary Black

Cary Black is a bassist, vocalist, teacher, and producer who lives in Sebastopol, California. As a teacher, Cary is known for his encouraging, intuitive, patient, and coherent teaching style. He enjoys accommodating a variety of learning styles while maintaining a relaxed yet efficient, fun class atmosphere. He has taught at a number of music camps, including the Puget …

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Laura Orshaw

Powerhouse fiddler and vocalist, Laura Orshaw, has toured throughout the United States and Canada with Danny Paisley and the Southern Grass, the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band, Jenni Lyn, mandolinist of Della Mae, 2018 IBMA Emerging Artist of the Year The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys, and her current band, Alan Bibey & Grasstowne. In early 2019, the …

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MMCer Reviews

This participant responded with enthusiasm, with an explorer’s zeal to unearth what defines the original concept of what bluegrass music is.  The definition of “bluegrass music” is changing constantly for better or for worse. For those of us that relish the original sound this camp is as close to drinking from the well as one …

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Mini Mon Camp

April 4- 5, 2020 (Sat/Sun) Station Inn, 402 12th Avenue South, Nashville, TN Mike Compton (Nashville Bluegrass Band, John Hartford Stringband, Compton & Newberry, Elvis Costello & The Sugar Canes, Soggy Bottom Boys) Jesse Brock (Gibson Brothers, Fast Track, Lynn Morris Band, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper) Lauren Price (The Price Sisters) Casey Campbell (Bryan Sutton Band, …

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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 …

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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

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 …

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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 …

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