Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Acoustic Music Camp 2009 Scholarship

Every August, here in the Dallas Area, the talented and fascinating Gerald Jones hosts and directs Acoustic Music Camp. In a few short years, this camp has experienced great success with its lineup of talented musician-teachers. Additionally, Gerald has secured a Comfortable location central to Dallas and Fort Worth, caters a number of meals and snacks, and designs lots of opportunities for jamming and networking for all musicians, beginners to advanced.

Here's the big news. Chuck Lee Banjo Company is offering a scholarship this year to Acoustic Music Camp.

We would like to provide free tuition (a $345 value!) for 1 student, (travel and lodging not included). So if you'd like to learn clawhammer banjo from Dan Levenson, mandolin or fiddle from THE Nate Lee, pick with Tony Trischka--or any of the other excellent instructors-- drop us an email! We will select from all submitted entries.

Write us a paragraph as to why you are a worthy choice. The recipient will be chosen on the basis of need, interest, desire, and if all else fails, by random drawing. We will also feature the winner here on our blog. Send your paragraph, with name, address, phone number to AcousticMusicCamp2009@ChuckLeeBanjos.com . Things to consider including would be past experience, musical interest, favorite color......and so on.

Get your entry/email into us by July 20th, as camp begins August 6th.

Friday, June 5, 2009

Craig Evans' Autism Project

At this time we would like to shamelessly promote a CD with a great special interest. Craig Evans, one of our customers and friends, has put out a new CD, Frailin' with Friends. Singleton Street together with some other talented musicians have taken a special interest in children with autism and their families. Proceeds from this wonderful CD go to benefit autism hangout, a forum designed to help and encourage those living with this challenge. The happy music is healing ministry in itself!

Read more about Craig's project here and consider investing in this cause, and get a great CD.