• Mandolin Camp North Registration Opens October 30

    Celebrating 20 years in business, organizers have announced Wednesday, October 30 as opening date for the 2020 Mandolin Camp North.
    Mandolin Camp North

    Putney Vt. — Music Camps North, celebrating their 20th year in business have announced Wednesday, October 30 as opening registration for their April 17-19, 2020 Mandolin Camp North.

    Joining Camp faculty for the first time this year is Shin Akimoto, Tristan Scroggins, Grant Gordy and Eli Gilbert. Also new are guitar classes (bluegrass, swing, jazz) and a fiddle track for mandolin players with Erynn Marshall.

    Located on 500 lovely wooded acres on the shore of Prindle Pond in Charlton, Prindle Pond Conference Center offers clean, comfortable accommodations and ample space for classes, jams, concerts, and vendors. The Center is fully handicapped accessible.

    Skill Levels

    Mandolin Camp North offers instruction across the entire spectrum of skills and experience campers bring to the table, from rank beginners to professionals. The camp makes every effort to make sure there is something going on for players of each level throughout the weekend.

    During registration on Friday afternoon, you may attend a find-your-level session where instructors help campers decide what level classes to attend.

    Mandolin Camp North and Banjo Camp North (May 15-17, 2020), both part of the Music Camps North organization feature workshops, jamming, and personal interaction with some of the top performers in the roots music world in a friendly, supportive environment. Camps are held in a beautiful rural setting in south central Massachusetts.

    Confirmed Faculty Members

    • Alan Bibey
    • Don Stiernberg
    • Sharon Gilchrist
    • Tristan Scroggins
    • Shin Akimoto
    • Jim Richter
    • Carl Jones
    • Skip Gorman
    • Akira Otsuka
    • Ben Pearce
    • Lorraine Hammond
    • Tony Watt
    • Grant Gordy
    • Lincoln Meyers
    • Eli Gilbert
    • Erynn Marshall
    • Reed Stutz
    • Dick Bowden
    • Phil Zimmerman
    • Bruce Stockwell
    • Kelly Stockwell
    • Bennett Hammond
    • Larry Marschall
    • Pete Kelly
    • ... additional instructors to be announced in near future

    Additional Information

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    1. Mandolin Cafe's Avatar
      Mandolin Cafe -
      Mandolin Cafe is one of the official sponsors. Registration is now open:

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    1. Mandolin Cafe's Avatar
      Mandolin Cafe -
      Couple of new announcements from Mandolin Camp North:

      1) Scholarship applications are being taken through March 10. Information here.

      2) There's a Beginner Package Drawing where you can register to win a used beginner mandolin along with a $200 gift voucher for 2020 MCN. Information here.
    1. Mandolin Cafe's Avatar
      Mandolin Cafe -
      Class descriptions are now available: https://musiccampsnorth.com/wp-conte...Class-List.pdf
    1. Mandolin Cafe's Avatar
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      No surprise here.

      Mandolin Camp North, right at four weeks away has made the difficult decision to cancel this year's gathering.