Instructors: James McDowell & Aynsley Porchak The Bluegrass Breakdown: How to Analyze Bluegrass Music Recordings (ALL): James and Aynsley show how to analyze and learn a bluegrass music recording in five steps. Through examining musical elements such as melody,...
Instructors: James McDowell & Aynsley Porchak Follow the Leader – The “How To’s” & “Don’t Do’s of Instrument Roles: In this class, James McDowell and Aynsley Porchak explain to participants some of the most crucial...
Instructors: Aynsley Porchak and James McDowell: From the Barn Dance to Bluegrass: Fiddle & Banjo Tunes Throughout the Years: Instructors James McDowell and Aynsley Porchak will discuss the history of fiddle and banjo duos from clawhammer banjo and old-time...
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.