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Belmont Guitar Camp

4/9/20 Update: Due to the COVID-19 crisis and concerns for the health and safety of participants, all Belmont summer music programs have been canceled for Summer 2020. We look forward to hosting the next event in summer 2021.

The Belmont Guitar Camp is 5-day event that takes place at Belmont University’s beautiful campus in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee. Students entering grades 9-12 will engage in rehearsals, group lessons, masterclasses, and performances with the outstanding guitar faculty at Belmont University. This camp will focus on a variety of commercial styles, such as funk, rock, country, jazz, among others.

July 20-24, 2020  2020 Summer Camp Cancelled



Guitar Jam

Activities include:

  • Group lessons and masterclasses
  • Ensemble and classroom activities in improvisation, music theory, and technique
  • Faculty and student concerts

Typical daily schedule:

  • Guitar styles class
  • Guitar ensemble rehearsal
  • Lunch
  • Group lesson/masterclass
  • Theory class

This camp is a day-camp. Daily camp activities begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 4 p.m. Housing is not available for this camp.


The Belmont Guitar Camp is open to students entering grades 9-12 in the Fall of 2020, pending successful audition. Enrollment is limited.

2020 Costs:

Commuter Camper: $325

This includes:

  • Five lunches and two dinners
  • Tuition for group lessons and masterclasses
  • Admission to faculty concert
  • Camp t-shirt


Please submit the following:

  1. Belmont Guitar Camp Application 
  2. On the application, include a YouTube link of one video that displays your ability on the instrument. The camera angle should include both hands.


Girl Guitarist

Dr. Paulo Oliveira, coordinator 
Michael Valeras