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Feel The Rhythm Of The Music

Mike Block’s String Camp will culminate in the first Vero Beach International Music Festival.

In April Mike Block (far right) jammed with Sam Miller, Emri Stenn and Marissa Rollins half an hour before his scholarship fundraising concert at the Heritage Center.

In April Mike Block (far right) jammed with Sam Miller, Emri Stenn and Marissa Rollins half an hour before his scholarship fundraising concert at the Heritage Center.

If you happen to see an unusually large number of people toting violins, cellos, guitars, banjos and mandolins around town this month, don’t be surprised. In fact if you tag along behind them, you just might hear some pretty amazing music being played. Beginning Monday, June 30 and continuing throughout the week, approximately 100 students will be learning how to perform, improvise, compose and arrange their own music – all by ear – at the Mike Block String Camp.

This is the fifth year the multi-talented cellist and his world-class faculty will teach students of all ages and skill levels at the Vero Beach High School Freshman Learning Center during the day and jam along with them after hours at the Aquarius Oceanfront Resort.

Read the entire article in the June 2014 issue