Imagine an afternoon in the Tetons. A head full of new tunes, rubbing elbows with your musical heros, a community of new friends, outstanding views and great food. Free time to jam, rehearse or hike.
Sounds like the prescription for sanity in this crazy world. Sounds like the syllabus for the annual Targhee Music Camp!
- Four days of high level instruction
- Hearty meals and comfortable accommodations
- Lots of jamming
- Evening performances
- World-class setting
- Top-notch instructors
2015 Instructor Profile
- Jody Stecher – Mandolin
Jody Stecher is an American singer and musician, who plays bluegrass and old-time music on banjo, mandolin, fiddle and guitar, and Dagar-vani dhrupad on the sursringar, a rare Indian instrument that is a baritone relative of the sarod.
- Suzy Thompson – Fiddle
Suzy Thompson is one of the rare musicians today who has mastered the acoustic blues violin, following in the footsteps of Lonnie Chatmon, Clifford Hayes and Eddie Anthony. A powerful blues singer in the styles of Memphis Minnie and Bessie Smith, Suzy is unique in her ability to fiddle and vocalize at the same time. Suzy currently records and performs in a duet with her longtime musical partner, reknowned flatpicker Eric Thompson, with the Aux Cajunals (a Cajun/blues band, in which Suzy plays Cajun accordion as well as fiddle and guitar), in a duet with resonator guitar goddess Del Rey, and with Eric in the Todalo Shakers.
- Kate Brislin – Singing
Kate Brislin has brought a fresh outlook to the old-time string band tradition. A member of the four-woman group the Any Old Time String Band in the 1970s and the Blue Flame String Band in the early ’80s, Brislin has continued to record and perform with her husband Jody Stecher.