About Guitar Camp
Guitar Mania Quiz
|At each camp, we assemble a
staff of experienced, caring,
committed to helping you find your unique voice on the guitar. They are
performers, recording artists, song writers, arrangers and experts in
special styles. Guitar is at the center of our teachers' lives and they
love to share their passion for playing, and their skills. To find out
who is teaching at the camp you want to attend, please email
Location and Accommodations
Grisman (Camp Co-Director) teaches, records and composes
She learned blues/gospel fingerstyle from Rev. Gary Davis and Big Bill
Broonzy, and Delta Blues
from Stefan Grossman and Rory Block. She studied Brazilian Jazz with Marcos Silva and Chico Pinierho. Harmony's CDs include Medicine Song Revival, Chants of a Lifetime and Answer the Call. Harmony is a fouder and director of From Women's Hearts and Hands Music Camps.
Harmony teaches guitar, voice, piano and Medicine Songwriting in Marin County, California. She created
a therapeutic songwriting program for the HIV/AIDS community. The Song Quilt is a collection of songs
spanning 20 years of this work.
Her own compositions have been recorded and performed by many choruses throughout the country.
Together Kay and Harmony create beautiful guitar duets
of Brazilian, Swing and Sephardic music.
|Kay Eskenazi, J.D., Ph.D.
(Camp Co-Director) has
guitar since she was eight -- that was 49 years ago. She plays many
different fingerstyle guitar forms in regular and non-standard tunings.
In recent years, Kay has spent much of her time creating chord melody
arrangements in Bossa Nova, Swing Jazz, Folk, Sephardic and other
styles. She loves to play Brazilian jazz -- especially the
music of Luiz Bonfa, Laurindo Almeida, João Gilberto, Carlos
Barbosa-Lima and Antonio Carlos Jobim. Kay has studied with many fine
teachers, and continues her
studies at every opportunity. She is a founder and director of From
Women's Hearts and Hands Music Camps.
Kay loves to teach guitar! When she's not at camp, she teaches guitar lessons and directs the Good Life Guitar Ensemble.
Kay is also founder and director of Pass It Around! , a non-profit organization that uses group music making to support homeless and other disadvantaged people. She has been collecting and teaching rounds for 22 years, and has just published Pass It Around! Rounds from the Soul of a World -- a collection of rounds and a capella harmony songs from many lands and centuries.