The Glickman Popkin Bassoon Camp is a ten-day summer camp for bassoonists 18 years of age and above, of any skill level. GPBC is a 501C3 that was first established in 1978 by Loren Glickman and Mark Popkin and located at the beautiful Wildacres Retreat Center in Little Switzerland, NC.

The Glickman Popkin Bassoon Camp provides a fully integrated learning experience in a noncompetitive atmosphere for Bassoonists of all ages and abilities.

The Institutional Goals of the GPBC are:
A) Providing a yearly educational retreat for bassoonist to learn the following:
1. Orchestral material
2. Chamber playing
3. Solo playing
4. Reed making techniques
B) Provide services that are necessary in maintaining a career in the performing arts.