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Clawhammer Banjo – Beginner I (Tuesdays) with Pete Vigour

Jan 7 @ 11:00 am - 11:55 am

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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Mar 24, 2020

$107 – $312
Instructor: Pete Vigour
Level: Beginner
Age: Teens & Adults
Price: $312 for 12 weeks
Tuesdays, 1/7/20 – 3/26/20
11am – 11:55am

Description: This introductory clawhammer banjo class is perfect for first time banjo players! Students will be taught foundational skills in technique, learn their first tunes, and be immersed in the culture of traditional music by learning to play with others in a fun, and positive environment. A few times throughout the semester, this class will join other beginner classes to hone group playing skills such as chopping and playing with accompaniment.

Prerequisite: None! This class will be starting students from scratch. Students with a little prior experience but with only a tune or two under their belt may join this class as well.

What Students will Leave this class having learned:

  • Tunes/Songs: Boil ’em Cabbage Down, Cripple Creek, Old Joe Clark (other similar tunes may also be used)
  • Group Playing skills: playing with accompaniment, vamping
  • Other: Reading TAB

What students will need:

  • Functional banjo (bridge and all 5 strings intact, tuners in working order)
  • Tuner
  • Capo
  • Notebook & pencil
  • Recording device optional

Next Level: Banjo – Beginner II for Teens and Adults

If paying in full doesn’t work for your budget, you can pay in monthly installments.  Pay for your first month below, and we’ll send an invoice for the remaining payments.

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Details

Date:
Jan 7
Time:
11:00 am - 11:55 am
Cost:
$107 – $312
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Organizer

The Front Porch
Phone:
434-806-7062
Website:
https://frontporchcville.org/

Venue

The Front Porch
221 E. Water Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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Phone:
434-242-7012
Website:
www.frontporchcville.org