• Midwest Banjo Camp - June 2-5, Olivet, Michigan

    Olivet, Mich. — The 12th Annual Midwest Banjo Camp takes place June 2-5 on the Olivet College Campus with old-time and bluegrass banjo tracks with some of today's best players and teachers in both styles as a part of a world class faculty line-up.

    The program features hands-on classes, demonstrations, two faculty concerts, and lots of time for jamming with fellow banjo enthusiasts.

    Appropriate for all levels from beginners to experienced musicians. From Thursday afternoon to Sunday afternoon select from nine class sessions — three on Friday, four on Saturday and two on Sunday. Each session is one hour and fifteen minutes long. Staff concerts are held Friday and Saturday evenings. Over the course of the weekend campers have the opportunity to hear our entire staff in concert.

    Rounding out the program are "demonstrations," presentations, and staff-led bluegrass and old-time jams conducted at a variety of skill levels.


    • Tom Adams, Bluegrass
    • Roy Andrade, Old-time
    • Janet Beazley, Bluegrass
    • Greg Cahill, Bluegrass
    • Bob Carlin, Old-time
    • Wes Corbett, Bluegrass
    • Julie Elkins, Bluegrass
    • Bill Evans, Bluegrass
    • Adam Hurt, Old-time
    • Walt Koken, Old-time
    • Brad Leftwich, Old-time
    • James McKinney, Bluegrass
    • Alan Munde, Bluegrass
    • Cathy Barton Para, Old-time
    • Joe Newberry, Old-time
    • Ken Perlman, Old-time & Camp Director
    • Lukas Pool, Old-time
    • Art Rosenbaum, Old-time
    • Dick Smith, Bluegrass
    • Tony Trischka, Bluegrass
    • Tom Ball, Bass
    • Keith Baumann, Dobro & Mandolin
    • Byron Berline, Bluegrass Fiddle
    • Jeremy Darrow, Bass
    • Pat Donohue, Fingerstyle Guitar
    • Peter Knupfer, Bluegrass Fiddle
    • Joel Mabus, fingerstyle guitar
    • Tim May, Flatpick Guitar
    • Clare Milliner, Fiddle
    • Dave Para, Flatpick guitar
    • Don Stiernberg, Mandolin
    • Stan Werbin, Camp Director

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