WUMB March Program Guide

WUMB Acoustic Music Camps

What Is “The SAMW Experience?”

You may have seen or heard the phrase, “the SAMW experience,” and wondered exactly what it means. Well, the simplest, most literal meaning is, a week spent in a beautiful, wooded setting on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee, learning and making music with old friends, new friends, and world-class professional musicians. Read More…

Reggie Harris returns to SAMW!

There are a few spaces left for the 2019 Summer Acoustic Music Week 1, which will be held from July 14-20 at the Geneva Point Camp and Conference Center on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire.  This summer we are delighted to welcome back to the SAMW faculty the wonderful singer & songwriter, innovative guitarist and master storyteller, Reggie Harris!  Reggie has been a fixture of the international folk and acoustic music community for over 40 years, performing and teaching at countless venues, camps and other gatherings around the United States and the wider world. Read More…

SAMW 2019 Is Open for Business!

If you didn’t make it to the annual SAMW Reunion Meetup and Jam on January 6 you missed out on a good time — over 100 folk music players, singers, fans and friends got together in Groton, MA for a great afternoon of music, food and fun, all capped off by a terrific concert from SAMW instructor Chris James (with special guest Kate Campbell)!  But the most important business of the Reunion is to give you the chance to get in on all of the good times that WUMB’s Acoustic Music Camps program has to offer — we have officially opened registration for 2019’s Summer Acoustic Music Weeks 1 and 2! Read More…

Keep Your New Year Celebration Going at the SAMW Reunion!

When Christmas is over and New Year’s Eve and Day have come and gone, you don’t have to lose that holiday spirit — come and celebrate the upcoming 2019 SAMW season with all of your friends at the annual SAMW Reunion, Meetup and Jam!! Read More…

Don’t Wait to Register for the Winter Weekend!

WUMB’s Winter Acoustic Music Weekend is filling up — don’t miss your chance to be part of this annual tradition, now in its seventh year. This year’s WAMW will run from February 22-24, 2019 at Grotonwood in Groton, MA, and once again we have put together a stellar line-up of instructors and classes. Read More…

WUMB Acoustic Music Camps – 2019 At A Glance

What a year we’re planning for 2019!

WUMB’s Acoustic Music Camps program is putting together fantastic music education/recreation events throughout the year, all kicking off with the annual SAMW Reunion Meetup & Jam on January 6. Registration is already open for our seventh annual Winter Acoustic Music Weekend, February 22-24, and then SAMW Week 1 will be July 14 – 20, and Week 2 will be August 19-24. Read More…

Registration is Open for WUMB’s Winter Acoustic Music Weekend!

When the holidays are behind us and the winter doldrums are settling in, re-energize your spirits with a weekend of friends, fun, food and most important, Folk Music!!  WUMB’s Acoustic Music Camps program is holding its seventh annual Winter Acoustic Music Weekend, February 22-24, 2019 at Grotonwood in Groton, MA. Read More…

Don’t Forget to RSVP for the SAMW Reunion!

We are looking forward to seeing our SAMW alums – old, new and soon-t0-be – at the annual mid-winter SAMW Reunion, Meetup and Jam on Sunday, January 6, 2019 from 1:00 – 5:00pm at the Grotonwood Camp and Conference Center in Groton, MA!  Come and spend the afternoon catching up with friends, playing music, and enjoying a concert with SAMW instructor Chris James!!  And as usual we will announce the instructors and classes for both summer SAMW weeks, and you’ll be able to sign up right away.

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WUMB Blues Music Camp Re-Cap

Wow, thank you for a great weekend at our first WUMB Blues Music Camp! It was so cool to see all of the work that went into putting it together come alive. I had a feeling that once everybody started making music together and learning that it would all be worthwhile. You made it so! Read More…

Blues Camp Who’s Who, Part Two

I’m looking forward to spending time with you at our WUMB Blues Music Camp in September! As Music Director for the camp I thought you might be interested in learning a little about each instructor, and why I think they’ll be great teachers. Read More…