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
- Mary Gauthier – Songwriting
It is said that the master songwriters – the “truth tellers,” as Mary refers to the likes of Bob Dylan and Neil Young, Leonard Cohen and Patti Smith – those writers always put a piece of themselves into every song. They first shined bright light on the truth and lies of her world before she began to put pen to paper herself, and it’s up to the listener to imagine what is real and what is a dream. This sense of autobiography has always loomed large in the work of Mary Gauthier.
- John Reischman – Mandolin
John Reischman is one of the premier mandolinists of his generation. He’s a master instrumentalist capable of swinging between re-inventions of traditional old-time tunes, deconstructions from the bluegrass repertoire, and compelling original tunes, many of which have become standards. He’s also a powerful bandleader, touring his band the Jaybirds all over Canada and the United [Read More…]
- Val Mindel – Singing
Val Mindel is a longtime musician, teacher and workshop leader, known for bringing out the best in singers, whatever their level. Her specialty is the close, buzzy harmony that characterizes bluegrass, country and other forms of American roots music. In addition to a busy workshop schedule, she teaches at numerous music camps – here in [Read More…]