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The electric bass is the rhythmic and melodic pillar of many musical groups, offering unparalleled sound depth. Many of its masters have described it as the essential harmonic foundation that ties together the groove and structure of a song.

Joining the MIGS Electric Bass Camp means diving into the very essence of the electric bass. This will be a unique opportunity to improve your skills and explore new approaches alongside renowned experts in the field of electric bass.

This camp will open the doors to a variety of musical styles, ranging from funk to jazz-rock fusion, with an emphasis on groove, harmony and improvisation techniques specific to the electric bass. Playing the electric bass means sculpting the foundations of a musical composition, creating deep melodic lines and exploring sounds that enliven and energize a performance.


For music enthusiasts looking for an immersive and artistic experience, the MIGS Electric Bass Camp offers a captivating deep dive into the world of the electric bass!



Alex Lofoco


bastien Tibackx

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Ida Nielsen


The camp takes place over 5 days, from Monday, April 22nd to Friday, April 26th, 2024. The get-in starts on Sunday, the 21st at 3 p.m. with a welcome drink followed by an introductory concert by the artists.

The day begins with workshops led by the artists, offering participants a unique opportunity to explore new musical perspectives. These workshops are designed to encourage interaction, where participants can ask questions and engage with the artists, fostering a dynamic exchange of ideas and expertise.

Afternoons are dedicated to interactive sessions where participants receive personalized advice, discover new musical techniques and concepts, and engage with the artists. These moments aim to enhance participants' skills and absorb the teachings provided by the artists.

Evenings feature concerts or/and open-mic sessions. While your participation is recommended, it's not mandatory.

The artists provide personalized attention to enhance the students' skills.



At the end of the camp on Friday, April 26th, you have the opportunity to continue your musical immersion at the Montreux International Guitar Show, taking place from Friday, April 26th to Sunday, April 28th.

Students of the MIGS Masters Camps benefit from a special price on the "all access" pass.




IDA NIELSEN will be present for a one-hour MASTERCLASS on Friday, April 26th. She will not be present as a teacher throughout the entire camp week.​​​​​​​​


9:15 - 10:30 AM: Workshop with a renowned artist, providing ample time to delve into the lives of artists and encouraging students to ask any questions they desire to enhance their experience and musical knowledge.

10:30 - 10:45 AM: Coffee break and room change.

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM: First small group session to work on new exercises and techniques proposed by the artists, who will be available to assist you.

12:00 - 1:30 PM: Lunch break, communal mealtime.

1:30 - 2:45 PM: Second small group session with another artist to explore new exercises and techniques.

3:00 - 4:30 PM: Masterclass - an in-depth learning moment on a specific topic where participants can ask questions, receive personalized guidance, and explore specific aspects of guitar playing.

4:45 - 6:00 PM: Individual lessons or free time. Each participant has the opportunity for one-on-one sessions with an artist, receiving specific guidance to improve their technique and playing.

6:00 - 7:00 PM: End of the camp day. Participants have free time to explore Montreux, practice their instrument, or relax before dinner.

7:00 - 8:30 PM: Dinner.

8:30 PM - 12:00 AM: Concerts and/or Open-Mic sessions.

Please note: The above schedule represents an example of a typical day at the MIGS Masters Camp. Timings and mentioned sessions are subject to change to best meet the group's needs and interests. The final schedule will be communicated to registered participants at a later date.

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  • Artists will share tips on preparing and performing on stage, helping attendees manage their emotions and deliver memorable performances.

  • Exchanges and Networking: Participants will have the opportunity to interact with world-renowned artists and build a network of valuable contacts in the world of music.


  • Recording and Production: Information on recording, music production and studio techniques may also be covered.


  • Advanced Bass Techniques: Artists will teach their advanced techniques to become a talented bass player. Understand the role of the bass, create grooves, discover slapping, learn to improvise and create lines that make the audience vibrate.


  • Participants will learn to perform grooves and basslines with emotion and expressiveness, using phrasing and dynamic techniques.

  • Improvisation: Participants will have the opportunity to develop their improvisation skills, exploring techniques for creating original and spontaneous solos.


  • The basics of music theory, including harmony, rhythm, and note reading, will be covered to strengthen musical understanding.

  • Explore Sébastien Tibackx's unique picking technique. Master the intricacies of his playing style while learning the physical and musical nuances and mechanisms of picking.

  • Learn musical harmony with Sébastien Tibackx. Understand music theory, composition, and craft a unique musical phrasing for dynamic performances during jams.


  • Artists will share their expertise in composition and arrangement, showing students how to create their own pieces and develop them creatively.

The above-mentioned themes are provided for informational purposes; modifications can be made by the coaches, management, or the group based on common interests.


We want every student to get the most out of our camps. Also, and in the interest of all, an intermediate to advanced level is necessary for this camp.



  • Know how to read tablature

  • Know the notes on the instrument, at least on the two bass strings of E and A

  • Understanding and reading a bass line



  • Connaître quelques positions de gammes majeur et mineur

  • Connaître des morceaux et pouvoir les jouer à tempo

  • Savoir jouer sur un blues



  • Playing bass for at least a year

  • Have a desire to learn

Truck Bed Session Guitare

CHF 1'685.- incl. all taxes

Included in the base price:

  • 5 course days

  • 1 private interview session with coaches

  • 2 coffees per day (breaks)

  • 5 lunches

  • 5 evening meals

  • Room hire

  • Access to evening Open Mic

  • 3 invitations to MIGS 2024 (April 26-28)

  • Special price on the 3-day ALL ACCESS pass for MIGS 2024 (from CHF 90.- instead of CHF 190.-)

Not included in the basic price:

  • Transport

  • Alcohol and snacks

  • Additional tours or excursions

  • Personal music equipment

  • Parking

  • Accommodation 

  • Breakfast

After sending your registration, you will receive an invoice with the chosen options. Your participation in the camp will be confirmed upon receipt of the full payment.

This camp will take place with a minimum of 10 students. MIGS Academy reserves the right to cancel the camp if the number of students is insufficient. In such cases, registrations will be refunded.


To ensure you don't worry about accommodation arrangements, we offer an affordable accomodation option with single or double rooms in the heart of Montreux at our partner's HIM Business School.

We do not mark up the accommodation, and you always have the option to arrange accomodation independently.


  • Breakfast is not included.

  • Limited number of rooms: first come, first served.

Price per person per night (incl. tourist tax):

  • Single room: CHF 95.-

  • Double room: CHF 64.-

(Prices subject to change by the partner)

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