The Crown of the Continent Guitar Festival and Workshop will take place from August 25 – September 1, 2013. Scholarships are available for individuals who are 16-18 years old.
The scholarship includes: full tuition, travel, room and board at the 4 Star Flathead Lake Lodge in Bigfork, Montana (including all lodge amenities), daily instruction with Scott Tennant and Andrew Leonard, participation in Artist in Residence sessions, jams, ensemble work, festival attendance and participation in all other workshop and festival events.
The COCGF workshop and festival includes six days of instruction in intimate small class settings. In addition to the Classical workshop there are workshops for Performing Musicians, Jam, Rock, Blues, Acoustic, Singer Songwriter, Jazz, and Beginner. Classes are taught by leading faculty from all over the US and Artists in Residence who in addition to Grammy award winning classical guitarist, Scott Tennant and possibly some of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet include: Grammy winning jazz master, Lee Ritenour; 20-time Grammy winner Pat Metheny; premier electric bluesman, Robben Ford; Daryl Steurmer of Genesis; and extraordinary singer songwriters Livingston Taylor and Mac McAnally. There will be evening concerts each night showcasing the Artists in Residence and faculty. Student performances will be held at the end of the workshop.
Additional guest artists will be: Lee Ritenour’s band members bassist Melvin Lee Davis, drummer Sonny Emory and the Pat Metheny Trio members Larry Grenadier on bass and Bill Stewart on percussion.
The deadline for receipt of scholarship applications is June 7th, 2013. For complete details and for the scholarship application please click on this link: http://bit.ly/10tgC0b
For anyone not applying for this scholarship who wishes to participate in the workshop and festival, please encourage them to visit our website www.cocguitarfoundation.org
. Besides the incredible workshop classes and activities there is a whole world to explore in and around the Flathead Valley. Hiking, boating, Glacier National Park, fly fishing, golfing, gourmet restaurants the list just goes on and on.