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24th Annual Beginners and Intermediate Bass Camp

Dates: June 12-15th, 2024

June 12-15th, 2024 (check-in June 11th)

University of North Texas

Instructors: Carlos Gaviria, Jessica Valls, Bob Simmons 

The Beginners and Intermediate Bass Camp is designed for any aged beginner or intermediate player providing lots of playing and lots of fun. Students are challenged to expand their technical capabilities, develop their musical expression, and learn about the repertoire, history, and maintenance of their instruments. In addition, students will be taught by some of the top teachers of young bassists in the country and perform together in a grand finale Bass Bash Concert. 

Arrival – Departure:


Registration/check-in is at 6:00pm on Tuesday, June 11th and the final concert ends at approximately 9:15 pm on Saturday, June 15th.  ALL students must check in and register on Tuesday, including those who are not staying on campus during camp. We will be having a pizza party during registration so you can meet other students, and everyone will be well prepared to start Wednesday morning. For those staying on campus, check out is Saturday, June 15th, before the final concert. Students’ belongings will be stored on campus and can be picked up after the final concert.   





  • Full Participant - $425.00 (before May 1st, 2024) $475.00 (after May 2nd, 2024)  


  • UNDER 18: Double Occupancy room $32/night - must bring your own linens and pillow


  • Dorm Meals - $32 /day - Includes 3 meals per day for those staying on campus.  

  • Commuter Full-Day Meals - $32 / day includes 3 meals per day 

  • Commuter Meals – Two meals a day $23 – One meal a day $11.50 


A $150 NON-REFUNDABLE deposit must accompany your registration and will apply to your total payment.   

Feel free to email Jose Saavedra, Camp Director at: with any questions or concerns.   

Creating new avenues for young bass players worldwide,
fostering their learning and passion for the bass.

We thank our sponsors and donors!

Your support and generous contributions make a significant impact, enabling us to offer multiple scholarships for our programs. Without your help, these opportunities for aspiring individuals might not be possible. We deeply appreciate your commitment to making education and enrichment accessible to a wider audience. Thank you for being a crucial part of our mission and for helping us empower individuals through education and scholarship opportunities.

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