Cape Cod Mandolin Camp dates:
September 25 – September 27 2015

2015 CCMC faculty:

John T. LaBarbera, Italian folk mandolin

Marc Woodward, blues mandolin

August Watters, classical & jazz mandolin

Shana Aisenberg: beginners ensemble


Study, Jam, Rehearse and Perform

The Cape Cod Mandolin Camp features public concerts, as well as a focused teaching and performance camp for mandolin players of all levels and learning styles — from absolute beginners to advanced. Our faculty are all seasoned performers as well as experienced, professional and patient teachers. We’re committed to helping you:

  • pursue your individual musical interests
  • identify/connect with your existing strengths, and learn how to build on them
  • identify areas needing improvement, and develop strategies to address them
  • learn how to maximize your practice time
  • develop and enhance ensemble playing skills

In short, we’re committed to helping you develop your own musical voice.


CCMC offers a unique learning experience for mandolinists: a chance to rehearse and perform with directed ensembles in various musical styles, and to study technique, theory and style in depth. The instruction will be practical, accessible, and well-supported by printed as well as web-based materials. Expect to meet friends, cultivate musical relationships, and have a great time — and go home with a specific plan for musical development.

Workshops will focus on:

  • technique
  • repertoire
  • fretboard visualization
  • ear training
  • stylistic vocabulary
  • improvisation

Students will choose their own classes. Theory classes will be organized according to level. Some workshops will be available to non-mandolinists as well.

Ensembles: Reading, Improvising, and By-Ear

Students will also have an opportunity to choose an ensemble based on stylistic preferences, experience level, reading ability (tablature or standard notation) and amount of interest in pre-camp preparation.

READING ENSEMBLES: Some ensembles will play written music primarily or exclusively. Students will do some advance preparation.

IMPROVISATION ENSEMBLES: Some ensembles will emphase improvisational skills while also requiring some reading skills (standard notation, chord symbols and/or tablature). For those interested in learning parts ahead of time, sheet music will be provided in standard notation and tablature.

BY-EAR ENSEMBLES: Some ensembles will use NO reading or advance preparation. Tunes will be taught and performed by ear. NO READING ABILITY IS REQUIRED for these ensembles.


Learning and Performance Opportunities

CCMC will present attendees with an excellent learning experience. The mandolin is an expressive and versatile instrument found in diverse styles including Celtic, bluegrass, American old-time, klezmer, eastern-European, Brazilian, classical, rock, jazz and more. Yet many of these styles rely on the same basic set of technical and musical skills. Our instructors will focus on the fundamental techniques and knowledge applicable to any musical style — as well as the specifics of each.

In addition to various classes covering repertoire, technique and theory, players will choose ensembles based on levels and musical interests. Each ensemble will be coached by a faculty member, and will perform in front of a supportive and appreciative audience as part of the Sunday afternoon concert. There will also be plenty of opportunities for jamming!

A specialized track for beginners will help new players to get started.


The camp will take place on Cape Cod in one of America’s most beautiful resorts: East Sandwich Beach, Massachusetts. Sandwich is only 10 minutes past the Sagamore Bridge. It is easily reached by both Boston and Providence. Family members of the participants are welcome. There’s plenty to do on Cape Cod, so no one will get bored!

Accommodations will be at the East Sandwich Beach housekeeping cottages. These are comfortable rental cottages directly on one of Cape Cod’s most scenic beaches. The cottages are equipped with complete kitchens. Lunch and Saturday dinner will be provided; this is included in the basic tuition fees. Breakfast supplies will be available for use in the cottages.

Both the Saturday faculty concert and Sunday student performance will take place at the East Sandwich Grange Hall — a wonderful 19th-Century community hall, renovated in 1937. Its warm hardwood interior has perfect acoustics for mandolins!



Most housing is in 2- or 3-bedroom cottages by the beach (or across the street). The housing prices below reflect the cost of one room (or shared room) in one of these cottages. The cottages have shared kitchen and bath facilities. Direct beachfront housing may require a short drive (1-2 miles), but parking will be easy.


Cost: CCMC 2015

TUITION: $240HOUSING (single occupancy): $280
HOUSING (double occupancy): $160

(for early registration, please deduct 10% if mailing payment before Feb. 1, 2013)

Our commitment is to challenge experienced players while supporting beginners


The bills are Abdominal 1117 and SB 917.

Two new laws and regulations recently passed under the auspices of pet protection actually threaten to get rid of animal ownership throughout the state, because they re-categorize normal pet rearing methods as acts of abuse worthy of criminal fines and unwarranted seizure of stated pets. The bills are Abdominal 1117 and SB 917, plus they were exceeded under a shroud of secrecy. Those who knew about the bills were told they would protect animals from abuse. Continue reading

The Stage II research is normally a multicenter.

BioInvent commences BI-204 phase II research in individuals with acute coronary syndrome BioInvent International Stomach announces today the dosing of the initial patient in the stage II research of the business’s antibody, BI-204. The merchandise candidate has been developed for secondary avoidance of cardiovascular occasions in patients with severe coronary syndrome. The Stage II research is normally a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled research of BI-204, sent to patients upon standard-of-care therapy for steady atherosclerotic coronary disease intravenously. Continue reading

Which exert equivalent estrogenic effects in human beings subjected to them erection problems.

BPA isn’t the only hormone disruptor: Beware hidden resources like flame retardant chemicals A lot of the focus recently about hormone disruptors in consumer products and the meals supply has been fond of bisphenol-A , the concealed plastics chemical substance that was recently within a peer-reviewed research to be there in the bloodstreams of virtually everyone erection problems . But a fresh study recently released online in the journal Environmental Wellness Perspectives draws fresh focus on the problem of ubiquitous flame retardant chemical substances, which exert equivalent estrogenic effects in human beings subjected to them. Continue reading

With scientists.

Atlanta citizens to celebrate science event in March 2014 Atlanta residents of most ages will celebrate the science and technology of the spot and its effect on our daily lives through the inaugural Atlanta Technology Festival, March 22-29, 2014. With scientists, engineers and educators from regional museums, corporations, K-12 universities and schools, the festival will host a lot more than 40 different events for adults and children at venues over the city. The annual Atlanta Research Festival is normally a collaboration of scientific, educational, corporate, civic, cultural and community businesses led by founding companions Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, The Atlanta Research Tavern and the Metro Atlanta Chamber. Continue reading

Bonati Spine Institute works with National Breast Cancer Awareness The Bonati Backbone Institute.

Although advancements are being manufactured in the prevention, detection and treatment of breast malignancy every day, this insidious disease continues to inflict an excessive amount of loss and suffering. Despite the fact that October is National Breasts Cancer Awareness Month, The Bonati Spine Institute works with this worthwhile cause over summer and winter through sponsorship of varied events and financial contributions to breast tumor organizations.. Bonati Spine Institute works with National Breast Cancer Awareness The Bonati Backbone Institute, the leading center for the patented Bonati Backbone Methods for minimally invasive laser spine surgery, is a solid supporter of National Breasts Cancers Awareness. Bonati, M.D., creator of The Bonati Backbone Chief and Procedures Cosmetic surgeon at The Bonati Backbone Institute. Continue reading

Within an interval of three weeks.

Therefore my lad, as I’ve described, Nothing ventured, nothing at all gained. Wow, is normally that Merlin singing? stated Stahl. Just what exactly did you escape that? What do you study from Merlin singing? To try new issues, exciting things. Of my place in the globe, said Owen. Owen’s world – – once simply his Television and Disney tapes – – today even carries a serious girlfriend, Emily. Stahl asked Owen, Today what film helped you there? I gotta state ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ stated Owen, quoting the dialogue: BEAST: I’ve by no means felt in this manner about anyone. Continue reading

Including washers.

A prototype has been built, and the united group provides submitted its design to the web site The Tuvie site features latest design concepts and a bridge between developer and investor/producer. I predict that soon, we will begin seeing similar products made to harness the energy exerted during physical exercise, using it to create electricity or even to power other home appliances perhaps. In a Daily Mail piece reporting on the Bicycle Washing Machine, gleam sidebar describing a proposed style from a South Korean developer that could also drive washers and generate power by harnessing the energy expended on a fitness treadmill. These kinds of improvements begin sounding a lot more practical considering the actual fact that highly effective batteries are now developed that may store electricity for much longer intervals than before. Continue reading

Singing in a choir is quite popular in the Nordic countries.

Group-based information events, including group talk in addition to behavioural therapy, have already been shown to be of some benefit compared to the distribution of written IBS info. Repeated stress responses match reactions that are needed in energy mobilisation. Simultaneously, anabolic/regenerative processes in the physical body are inhibited. Anabolic/regenerative processes are reflected for instance in the blood focus of testosterone. Recently, it’s been proven that fluctuations in the ‘free’ blood concentration of testosterone are carefully mirrored in saliva. The anabolic/regenerative activities are of central importance to our ability to withstand undesireable effects of long-lasting stress. Accordingly, processes that stimulate anabolic/regenerative processes may decrease the effects of stress. Continue reading

Authors examine potential known reasons for the persistence of FC.

Authors examine potential known reasons for the persistence of FC, other autism fads The communication struggles of kids with autism spectrum disorder can get parents and educators to try anything to comprehend their thoughts, requirements and wants. Unfortunately, experts in psychology and conversation disorders do not often communicate the most recent science so well . These elements make the autism community specifically susceptible to interventions and ‘therapies’ which have been completely discredited, says Scott Lilienfeld, a psychologist at Emory University. Continue reading

Expresses a couple of metabolic diseases where the individual have great blood sugar.

It increases health and health in diabetics and provides rest from giddiness, weakness, pain in hip and legs, body pain, pruritus and polyuria. Diabkil capsule supports healthful lever function and keeps the cholesterol within your body. The herbal things that helps to reduce glucose level include in Diabkil capsule are Momordica Charantia , Azadirachta Indica , Gymnema Sylvestre , Eugenia Jambolana , Asparagus adscendens , Aegle Marmelos , Sodium Bicarbonate , Curcuma Longa , Cassia Auriculata , Pueraria Tuberose , Piper Nigrum , Terminalia Arjuna , Pongamia Glabra , Tinospora Cordifolia , Cassia Occidentalis , Coccinia Indica , Citrullus Colocynthis , Asphaltum Punjabinum , Myristica fragrans , Vincarosea , Pithecellobium Bigeminum , Extractum Berberis and Trigonella foenum-graecum . Continue reading