Riverfolk Jam Camp

Camp Staff - Westbound Situation

  • Grant Flick, violin

  • Zach Brown, cello

  • Jacob Warren, bass

  • Matt Davis, banjo

Ages 13 - adults

A camp designed to provide a fun social learning environment! All instruments and skill levels are welcome. Topics covered throughout the week include improvisation, tune learning, how to play in a band, applied music theory and much more. A strong emphasis is placed on collaboration with fellow attendees and camp faculty culminating in a final performance!


  • Survey classes for the day. Group Listening

  • Break up into groups by skill and instrument type. Work on foundation techniques

  • Offer students the opportunity to learn about a topic of their choosing. Classes will include improvisation, theory, reading music, and playing in an ensemble/listening skills.

  • A mid-day break to refuel and enjoy the outdoors. Will include optional nature walks as well as outdoor games.

  • We'll take this hour to develop a collective repertoire to help students feel more confident in the open jam. We will also talk about general jamming skills to help students feel comfortable on tunes they don't know.

  • Conclude the day and offer a chance for both clinicians and students to perform in front of all participants.



June 17 - 21, 2019  SESSION I
June 24 - 28, 2019  SESSION II

Two week music camp for youth ages 6-13 years. Beginners to Intermediate. Professional instructors will cover various styles of music including classical, jazz, fiddling.  No experience necessary for violin, viola, cello, bass or guitar. String instruments are available for use if you do not already own or rent one.  Half day includes small and large group lessons, art and creative movement. Full day includes advanced chamber music, music theory, private lessons, song writing, cajun fiddling or special process based projects. Curriculum based on final enrollment

Engaging the community in music & arts experiences which nurture creativity & promote cultural diversity.

PO Box 146, Manchester, MI 48158

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