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Belmont Guitar Camp

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, 2021 Summer Music Camps are limited to day-only experiences. No residential options will be offered. Camp format and schedules are subject to change with campus protocols. Participants will be notified of modifications by May 1.

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 19-23, 2021

Registration is full


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 2021, pending successful audition. Enrollment is limited.

2021 Costs:

Commuter Camper: $350

This includes:

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


Please submit the following:

  1. Click here for the Belmont Guitar Camp Application - Registration is full.
  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