Intermediate Backup Guitar – Pam Borso

Prerequisites: Ability to play basic chord formations in A, C, D, E, & G comfortably.

Styles/tunes taught: Most fiddle tunes: Hoedowns, Jigs, Waltzes, Rags, and others.

Course objectives: We will learn bass runs from the beginning including 1,2,3,4, & 5 note runs into other chords in all the basic keys. We will explore dynamics of what makes a good back up musician, including chord positions and substitutions, and rhythm styles. We will learn basic music theory. Explore how to play in a jam and figure out what the next chord is likely to be even if you don’t know the tune.

Materials provided: Numerous printed tunes and practice CD.

2 thoughts on “Intermediate Backup Guitar – Pam Borso

  1. Larry Bachko says:

    This is Larry again. I am a friend of Sheila Wright and she thinks I am ok enough to take this class. What do I need to do to sign up? Larry.

    • Corrine Agnew says:

      Hi Larry, Registration opens the first Monday in April (April 5th). Make sure you have your WOTFA membership current by going to http://www.wotfa.org and you will get updates via email on the Fiddle Camp. Hope to see you soon!

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