Alan will be an instructor at the Northern Bluegrass Circle Music Society’s 16th Annual Workshop this weekend. This is Alan’s first time doing the camp, but has been to beautiful Alberta many times. Alan will have some longtime friends there as fellow instructors which include Steve Gulley and Tom Adams. For more information on the Northern Bluegrass Circle Music Society visit their website at www.bluegrassnorth.com.
Alan returned to instruct at the Steve Kaufman Acoustic Kamp in 2015. The Kamp was held June 21-27 on the campus of Maryville College, Maryville, TN. All of the instructors were well known for their individual and unique picking and teaching styles. They were carefully chosen for their talents- not only as musicians but also for their instructional expertise, easy-going attitude, and approach-ability. Hundreds of topics were discussed, thoroughly examined and instructed. Alan was part of the Kaufman Kamp concert series during the week, which showcases the talent of the Kamp instructors. For more information visit www.flatpik.com or call: 800-FLATPIK.
Alan traveled this month to Charlton, MA as a member of the faculty at Mandolin Camp North. Mandolin Camp North was a three-day celebration of the mandolin, featuring instruction, demonstrations, concerts, and jamming presented by some of the best and best-known mandolinists on the planet. They provided in-depth instruction in Bluegrass, Old Time, Blues, and Jazz/Swing styles. Alan was honored to play on stage with one of his good buddies and a great mandolinist, Mike Compton not to mention getting to hang out with Rich Delgrasso, Don Stiernberg, and Roland White.
For more information visit: www.mandolincampnorth.com
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