The Muse

Welcome to The Muse!The Muse is an independant blog meant to provide updated information about the Julian Family Fiddle Camp, and allow camp registrants and interested others share pertinent information.

A Fiddle Camp Primmer

There’s a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore looking like an idiot. – Steven Wright Although I’ve played the fiddle for more years than I care to count, my decision a number of years ago to take my eight year-old daughter to a fiddle camp in Montana had as much to do […]
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Eighty-two Billion

According to a recent release by Forbes, revenue from the Virtual Interaction (Video Game) industry alone is expected to reach 82 BILLION dollars by 2017! Now that, my friends, is a lot of zeros, and certainly good news for a number of economies. But with this trend as background, I must admit that I am […]
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Greetings!   We are a month away from the start of JFFC 2015, with this being our fifth year!  As requested each year at this time, I encourage everyone who is coming to post something about themselves before Camp begins, as this gives all an idea as to who is coming, where they’re coming from, and their […]
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JFFC 2014 – Greetings from the Director

HOWDY to all who are coming – or interested in coming – to the April 9 – 13, 2014 Julian Family “Fiddle” Camp (JFFC)!    Past camps have been a blast, with each year setting a new standard in fun and musicianship.  It’s been tough, but we’ve worked hard to identify and secure a number of […]
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Who’s Who – Julian Family Fiddle Camp 2013

Howdy Campers! While comparatively early, the number of committed registrants for the April 2013 Julian Family Fiddle Camp is simply unprecedented.  You know who you are, but what I ask now is that you let others coming to the Camp know a bit about yourself (e.g., where you’ll be coming from, what instrument(s) you play, how long, […]
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JFFC November Update

Howdy All!   Since last entry, Julian Family Fiddle Camper, Maril Parker and husband Gregg, held the annual “Applepalooza” party at their lovely Julian home, and darned if there weren’t some twenty fiddle camp alumni there!   Great time – unbelievable food, and of course, apple pie and fresh-pressed apple juice.  Will note that, while he couldn’t be there, fiddle camper Buzzy Geist managed to provide […]
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Hi everyone!     Hope y’all had a great holiday, and that the new year treats you well.   While early, a good number of folks have already preregistered for the camp, and if applications continue to flow in at the present rate, we’ll be at capacity much earlier than expected.  That said, the camp’s […]
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Julian Family Fiddle Campers shine in Goleta, CA

HOWDY AMIGOS!   Just a note (and a photo) to bring y’all “up-to- speed”.  First, the new ad for the Julian Family Fiddle Camp (JFFC) is ready and soon to be sported on a few relevant websites, and printed in some select hard-copy magazines (You can view the ad by clicking on the following link:  JFFC Ad […]
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