• Mandolin Symposium taking a break

    David Grisman and Mike Marshall, two legends of American mandolin music, have announced they are discontinuing their Mandolin Symposium which had been held annually at UC Santa Cruz this past twelve years. Dozens of top eight-stringers from around the world have taught

  • Acoustic Music Seminar applications due Dec 1

    Attention talented young string players... Applications for the 2014 Acoustic Music Seminar at the Savannah Music Festival must be turned in by December 1. The week long seminar runs from March 30-April 5 in Savannah, GA and is open to musicians

  • Free tuition for the Acoustic Music Seminar

    Applications are now being accepted for participation in the Acoustic Music Seminar at the 2013 Savannah Music Festival. This five day program for young string players involves hands-on instruction from such noted soloists as Julian Lage, David Grisman, Darol Anger, Jerry

  • Into The Cauldron transcriptions

    Mike Marshall has prepared a book of transcriptions from his 2003 CD Into The Cauldron, a set of stunning duets with fellow mando-wizard Chris Thile. It contains transcriptions from 9 of 11 tracks on the CD, including the main melody,

  • Cadillac Sky on CMT

    Cadillac Sky is this week's featured artist on CMT.com's Unplugged at Studio 330. The show offers live in-studio performance and interviews of country artists in an internet-exclusive format. Part of the concept is that these artists perform acoustically for this

  • Mike Marshall mandolin DVDs from Homespun

    Homespun Video has released two new instructional DVDs for mandolinists taught by Mike Marshall. The two releases each carry the title Mike Marshall's Mandolin Fundamentals for All Players, with DVD #1 subtitled Building Technique Through Exercises and Melodic Studies and DVD

  • 2nd Annual Targhee Bluegrass Music Camp

    Last year the Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival held it's first annual instructional camp for the three days prior to the festival. The camp was successful and they have organized it again this year. The camp and the festival are both