Guitar Workshop Plus...Bass, Drums, Keyboards & Vocals

Performing Arts & Fine Arts Camp: Music

Day and Overnight Camp

Camp Locations:
San Diego, CA - Nashville, TN - Toronto, ON - Seattle, WA
California, Ontario, Tennessee, Washington
(905) 567-8000

Off-Season Address
99 Queen Street South
Mississauga, Ontario L5M1K7
Canada
(905) 567-8000

Camp Locations: California, Ontario, Tennessee, Washington

The Ultimate Experience in Music Education

Guitar Workshop Plus is much more than just a guitar camp or summer music camp. We offer week-long workshops in a musical environment at supurb facilities located throughout North America. Guitar, Bass, Drum, Keyboard, and Vocal courses are offered for all levels, ages, and styles including rock, blues, jazz, acoustic, classical, and songwriting. Our faculty members are professional musicians and instructors with extensive experience teaching in summer music programs, workshops, private settings, and post secondary institutions. World famous guest artists such as Joe Satriani, Alex Lifeson (Rush), John Scofield, John Petrucci (Dream Theater), Robben Ford, Billy Sheehan, and many more teach and perform for our participants. Our top ranked summer music program allows students to participate in daily classes, clinics, ensemble and student performances, and evening concerts. Participants also take away a video of their live performances!!

Guitar Workshop Plus is a program designed for aspiring musicians of all ages to promote the growth and development of musical knowledge and skills. Our program is unique in that we cater our instruction to the student's personal style, level of experience, and musical goals. We create a healthy, non-competitive, and supportive environment in which to learn. The complete immersion in music allows students to walk away with enough material and musical ideas to last until next year.

Whether you just started playing recently and want to get started in the right direction, or you've been playing professionally and want to further develop your craft, you will find what you're looking for at Guitar Workshop Plus. Join us this summer and treat yourself to a fun and educational music-filled week!!

Guitar Workshop Plus...Bass, Drums, Keyboards & Vocals Camp Picture
Guitar Workshop Plus...Bass, Drums, Keyboards & Vocals Camp Picture

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Camp Facilities

San Diego Facilities

Our program is held at the historic Lafayette Hotel. Step through the doors of our legendary hotel near Balboa Park and discover history redefined and old Hollywood charm. Since 1946, The Lafayette Hotel has welcomed celebrities and locals to relax in our spacious guest rooms, suites and private bungalows. They flock here for the famed Weissmuller Olympic Pool, the relaxed classic American cuisine at Hope 46 and our exemplary service. Make the most of your stay by exploring all the great things to see in San Diego, CA. Explore miles of pristine San Diego beaches. Lose yourself in a lush urban oasis of green, bursting with botanical gardens, museums and tranquil walking paths. Go wild at the world’s largest zoo. Check out aquatic creatures great and small, like killer whales, clown fish and sea lions at the country’s best aquatic theme park. The vibrant Gaslamp Quarter with its diverse dining, shopping and nightlife is just a short stroll away.

Conveniently located in the heart of San Diego and just a short drive from Los Angeles and Orange County, this location offers modern facilities and accommodations including spacious classrooms, an outstanding performance room, and fantastic hotel accommodations and meals. The vibrant music scenes and cities of both San Diego and Los Angeles combined with the beautiful southern California sunshine and beaches make this the perfect spot to spend a week with us.

Nashville Facilities

Middle Tennessee State University is located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee just outside of Nashville, TN - Music City USA! In addition to the great location, this campus features great housing and dining facilities and has fantastic music facilities including a beautiful auditorium and stage, large music classes, and practice wenger units. Near-by attractions include historical buildings and museums, several annual festivals, and the Center for the Arts. Famous Nashville attractions include Music Row which is filled with legendary honky tonks, bars, and music venues, The Country Music Hall of Fame, and the Grand Ole Opry.

Toronto Facilities

Our program is held on the beautiful grounds of The Kingbridge Conference Centre. Located 20 minutes from Toronto airport, 5 minutes from Canada’s Wonderland, and 30 minutes from downtown Toronto with easy access to Hwy # 400, Hwy # 407, and Hwy #401.. This beautiful location features hotel guestrooms, auditorium, ballroom, theatre, meeting rooms, main dining room, outdoor patios, bar, and library. Fitness facilities including indoor and outdoor swimming pools, indoor running track, fitness room, multi purpose sports court, squash & tennis courts and nature trails.

Other fun attractions nearby include the Canada’s Wonerland, Ontario Science Centre, CN Tower, Rogers Centre, Ripley’s Aquarium, Toronto Zoo, and Hockey Hall of Fame. Not only is it the largest city in Canada, but the beautiful and multi-cultural city of Toronto is a world class destination with plenty of attractions and is just a short drive from one of the wonders of the world, Niagara Falls.

Seattle Facilities

Our program is held on the beautiful campus of Northwest University, located in one of the most sought-after communities in Washington: Kirkland. The campus sits on 56 acres of rolling greens and trees, overlooking Lake Washington. Within walking distance of campus, you’ll enjoy the gorgeous shores of Lake Washington while looking across to views of the Seattle skyline and snow-capped peaks of Olympic National Park. Attendees are able to enjoy the beauty and safety of Kirkland while being just 10 minutes from all of the amenities of Seattle and close to outdoor adventures in the area. This location offers great facilities and accommodations including modern classrooms, auditorium, dorm accommodations, and fantastic food service. The world-class city of Seattle boasts a healthy music scene and plenty of attractions including the Space Needle, Pike Place Market, Museum of Pop Culture, Safeco and CenturyLink Fields, Washington State Ferries, Seattle Aquarium, and the Seattle Great Wheel , and top notch shopping and dining.

Camp Staff

Faculty
Our faculty is carefully selected and comprised of professional musicians and instructors with extensive experience teaching in workshops, private settings, and post secondary institutions. These talented educators have considerable recording backgrounds, perform around the world, author instructional books and write articles for music magazines.

Camp Sessions

Camp Season: June 21, 2020 to July 31, 2020
Multiple camper discounts available
Financial assistance available

  • SessionDates# CampersTuition
  • San Diego, California
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    6/21/2020 to 6/26/2020150 Campers$900.00
    • Courses for rock, blues, acoustic, jazz, classical, and songwriting. Past guest artists include Joe Satriani, Robben Ford, Steve Vai, John Scofield, Alex Lifeson (Rush), John Petrucci (Dream Theater), Orianthi, Rik Emmett, Randy Bachman, Paul Gilbert, Andy Summers (The Police), Billy Sheehan, John Abercrombie, Duke Robillard, Lorne Lofsky, Paul Delong, John Knowles, Stu Hamm, and many others.
  • Nashville, Tennessee
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    7/19/2020 to 7/24/2020150 Campers$900.00
    • Courses for rock, blues, acoustic, jazz, classical, and songwriting. Past guest artists include Joe Satriani, Robben Ford, Steve Vai, John Scofield, Alex Lifeson (Rush), John Petrucci (Dream Theater), Orianthi, Rik Emmett, Randy Bachman, Paul Gilbert, Andy Summers (The Police), Billy Sheehan, John Abercrombie, Duke Robillard, Lorne Lofsky, Paul Delong, John Knowles, Stu Hamm, and many others.
  • Seattle Session
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    7/19/2020 to 7/24/2020150 Campers$900.00
    • Courses for rock, blues, acoustic, jazz, classical, and songwriting. Past guest artists include Joe Satriani, Robben Ford, Steve Vai, John Scofield, Alex Lifeson (Rush), John Petrucci (Dream Theater), Orianthi, Rik Emmett, Randy Bachman, Paul Gilbert, Andy Summers (The Police), Billy Sheehan, John Abercrombie, Duke Robillard, Lorne Lofsky, Paul Delong, John Knowles, Stu Hamm, and many others.
  • Toronto Session
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    7/26/2020 to 7/31/2020150 Campers$900.00
    • Courses for rock, blues, acoustic, jazz, classical, and songwriting. Past guest artists include Joe Satriani, Robben Ford, Steve Vai, John Scofield, Alex Lifeson (Rush), John Petrucci (Dream Theater), Orianthi, Rik Emmett, Randy Bachman, Paul Gilbert, Andy Summers (The Police), Billy Sheehan, John Abercrombie, Duke Robillard, Lorne Lofsky, Paul Delong, John Knowles, Stu Hamm, and many others.