Instructor: Laura OrshawHigh (and Low) Lonesome Double Stops (High Intermediate – Advanced): Looking at a few Monroe songs like “Memories of You”, and “I’m Blue, I’m Lonesome”, we’ll explore how Monroe’s fiddlers...
Instructor: Laura Orshaw Bowing Patterns (Low Intermediate): In this class, Laura will demonstrate some popular bowing patterns in Bluegrass music, and how to incorporate them into fiddle tunes to create a more lively and dynamic sound. Slurs, rhythmic...
Instructor: Laura OrshawExploring Fiddle Backup Techniques: (High Intermediate)In this class, “Memories of You” and “I’m Blue, I’m Lonesome” will be demonstrated, to showcase how Monroe’s fiddlers used doublestops to fuel the...
2021 MonManCamp Registration Begins August 17
The mission of the MonManCamp is simply to further the legacy left by the Father of Bluegrass Music, Bill Monroe. Our goals for camp are to:
Preserve the music created and recorded by Bill Monroe
Use the transformative power of music to foster relationships while building communities worldwide
Educate contemporary music enthusiasts about fundamental building blocks, stylistic elements, and techniques that are unique to this music
Present a curriculum that forwards an understanding of the players and culture that created Bluegrass music
Monroe Mandolin Camp, a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Corporation.