Camp Kiya Receives Arts Council of Kern Grant

Camp Kiya, Tehachapi’s family traditional music camp, has been awarded a $1,000 grant from the Arts Council of Kern. The “Arts in the Community” grant was given for the scholarship program, which helps make the camp affordable to students and adults who would not be able to attend without some financial aid. Camp Kiya will . . . → Read More: Camp Kiya Receives Arts Council of Kern Grant

Camp Kiya 2013

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Sunday, July 21 — Thursday, July 25

For 2013, we will have workshops in harp, mountain dulcimer and old-time fiddle, as well as ukulele, Scottish fiddle, cello and much more!

Special Classes: Classical Guitar and Violin Technique will again be offered as “stand-alone” classes. Non-campers may come and pay a fee for either of those . . . → Read More: Camp Kiya 2013

Classical Guitar Workshop with William Coulter – 2011

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The last time William Coulter played his guitar in Tehachapi was with banjo player Ken Perlman at a house concert several years ago. The next time will be to teach classical guitar at Camp Kiya.

While the emphasis at Camp Kiya is on traditional music and dance, the class offerings also include accordion, cello, . . . → Read More: Classical Guitar Workshop with William Coulter – 2011

Imagine It: Tehachapi Mountains & Music – 2010

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Mid-July. Imagine it: Long stretches of triple-digit weather in the Central Valley. In the LA Basin, the combination of smog and humidity is making everyone go slightly nuts. But in the Tehachapi Mountains, the air is clear, daytime temps are in the 80s, and at night you’re throwing on a sweatshirt.

Whether you’re a musician . . . → Read More: Imagine It: Tehachapi Mountains & Music – 2010

A Day At Camp Kiya – 2009

Morning Improv Class in the Mess Hall

Written by Jill Egland, year one, 2009.

Wake up, hit the showers. Get to the mess hall. Smells terrific – that’s because the kitchen team is using local produce and organic ingredients to cook up some of the best-tasting meals (veg and non-veg) you’ve ever had.

Morning Improv Class in the Mess . . . → Read More: A Day At Camp Kiya – 2009