Description: Want to increase your fiddle skills but don’t want to commit to a whole day? This class is for you! We’ll work on some new tunes and skills as well as some movement breaks to help improve our rhythm and listening. And if you’re *very* good, maybe I will let you touch a pompom! Prerequisite: Be […]
Have a bass, know the strings names and how to tune it. At this point you’re almost ready for a paying gig! Ability to read music is helpful but not required. Style: Old time jam, dance band, bluegrass, Western swing In this course you’ll learn how to be appreciated when in a jam and someone yells […]
Prerequisites: You will need a 5 string banjo, banjo strap, capo and music stand. Have played for at least a year. Style: The specific genre is Scruggs and Melodic banjo, right hand technique will be taught. Most of the tunes we learn will be standard bluegrass banjo with some fiddle tunes. We will also cover […]
Prerequisites: Can play a few very beginning tunes. Description: A lot of tunes will be taught. Within these tunes we will work on what technical points we need to learn to make those tunes sound great. EVERY tune itself is a fiddle lesson. We will talk about how to look at a tune from start […]
The ability to play some simple tunes would be foremost among the requirements for this class. This would imply some familiarity with the fingerboard in the first position as well as knowledge of a few simple chords to accompany these tunes.