Banjo Camp overview

Banjo Camp North is for you, whether you like three-finger Scruggs style or clawhammer, whether you’re a brand new beginner or a seasoned performing veteran! We have a great faculty for 2024, including:

3 Finger
Bill Evans, Greg Cahill, BB Bowness, Greg Liszt, Murphy Henry, Grace van’t Hof, Gabe Hirshfeld, Gretchen Bowder, Max Wareham, David Kiphuth, Rich Stillman, Scott Hopkins, Bruce Stockwell, Glenn Nelson, Dick Bowden

Adam Hurt, Joe Newberry, Riley Baugus, Michael Miles, John Herrmann, Brad Kolodner, Tim Rowell, Sara Grey, Maggie Shar, Matt Arcara, Howie Bursen, Lorraine Hammond, Bennett Hammond

We also have fiddle teachers! Janie Rothfield, Craig Edwards, Brian Slattery

At Banjo Camp North you’ll find:

  • Classes and workshops on a wide variety of topics for all skill levels, from beginners to advanced players.
  • Most classes and workshops are hands-on, while a few are lectures or demonstrations.
  • A variety of acoustic genres is covered, including traditional and progressive bluegrass, old time, and jazz.
  • Guided and informal jams are held throughout the weekend, in various genres and for all skill levels.
  • Faculty concerts on Friday and Saturday after dinner and before evening jams.
  • Lots of informal opportunities to jam with faculty and other students.
  • Camaraderie with other people who share your passion for the banjo.
  • A luthier on duty at a vendor table to help you with your instrument.
  • CDs and DVDs by the faculty will be available for sale.
  • Comfortable housing, and good food at tables shared by campers and faculty.