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.
Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
School of Music, Room 006
For more information, email Summer Guitar Camp director 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.