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Summer Guitar Camp at USC

Whether you are looking to play guitar from scratch or enhance your existing skills, Guitar Camp at USC is for you. Through fun activities and games you explore the basics of music reading, strumming, picking and finger-picking techniques in both solo and group settings. The last day of camp features a Guitar Show starring all participants demonstrating how much they learned. 

For students ages 8 and up. Minimum enrollment is required.

Due to health concerns raised by the spread of COVID-19, all face-to-face lessons, classes, rehearsals and events are cancelled. The School of Music has cancelled, adapted to online, or rescheduled public events, performances, in-person classes, labs and camps through August 1.


2020 Dates

June 22–26
Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
School of Music, Room 006



Enroll online here.

For more information, email Summer Guitar Camp director Alma Sehic Van Duys.

Alma Sehic Van Duys

Alma Sehic Van Duys

Alma Sehic Van Duys is an adjunct guitar professor at Francis Marion University and the University of South Carolina. She received her first musical training at the six-year Elementary Music School in Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina. After graduating from the rigorously academic Srednja Umjetnicka Skola (High School of Music and Arts), her career led her to the United States. She earned her bachelors degree from William Carey College and master’s degree from Appalachian State University. During her doctoral studies at USC, Alma was recognized for her exceptional teaching abilities, which resulted in an “Honorary Teaching Award.” For the past 8 years, Alma has been teaching for the Community Music School at USC.

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