Guitar Camps

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Guitar Camps

Guitar CampersLocation
Blue Bear School of Music, Fort Mason Center

Summer 2018 Schedule
Jazz Guitar Camp – June 11-15
Monday – Friday, 10 am – 3 pm
Rock/Blues Lead Guitar Camp – June 25-29
Monday – Friday, 10 am – 3 pm

Rock Guitar Camp Details
This camp is for kids going into grades 7-11 (fall 2018). In this camp, students will work on lead guitar techniques, writing their own guitar parts, learning classic rock and blues guitar solos, with lots of in-class drills and soloing. Teacher: Mike Rao

Jazz Guitar Camp Details
In Jazz Guitar Camp, students who are comfortable with bar chords and major scales, but don’t have much experience with jazz harmony, will learn about chord voicings, scales, and soloing over common jazz chord progressions. Also includes a survey of jazz styles with special emphasis on Gypsy Jazz. For students going into grades 8-12 who have some experience with traditional music notation. Teacher: Scott Feichter

See our Summer Camp FAQs page for more details about the after-camp activities, what campers need to bring, our drop policy and more.

Skill Level Recommendations and Audition Info
Campers should have been playing two years or more and know open chords, E and A form barre chords, and minor pentatonic scales. Auditions are not required for these camps.

Tuition
Jazz Guitar Camp Tuition: $495
Rock Guitar Camp Tuition: $495

  • Discounts of up to $400 are available to students whose household incomes qualify through Blue Bear’s sliding scale tuition program.
  • Register two siblings (or one child for two camps) and save $50 off the second camp!
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