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
2016 Instructor Profile
- Roy Andrade – Guitar
Roy Andrade is a musician, producer and teacher who concerns himself mostly with the old-time music of the south. He was the banjo player for the popular string band Reeltime Travelers, and for subsequent projects with various musicians and groups including New Reeltime Travelers, and the Blue Ridge Entertainers. His years of fieldwork have led to several recordings including the Doc Watson Family box set Milestones (released 2013), of which he is the producer. He continues to write, teach, and produce recordings on traditional music and has been an important part of Targhee Music Camp for the last several years. He is an assistant professor at East Tennessee State University in Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies, one of the few places with a bachelors degree in traditional American music.
- Andy Falco – Guitar
Andy Falco is a guitarist from Long Island, New York specializing in American roots music. He spent his early years cutting his teeth playing blues, funk and R&B on Long Island and in the New York City music scene of the 90’s when it was defined by the various small venues curating vibrant musical environments. Clubs like [Read More…]
- Sharon Gilchrist – Mandolin
Sharon Gilchrist has long made her home in the American acoustic music scene. Whether you have seen her playing mandolin, thumpin’ the upright bass, singing a traditional ballad or performing one of her original pieces, you’ve heard an artist steeped in traditional Appalachian music delivering these sounds with a distinct spacious, graceful and fiery nuance. [Read More…]