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Beginner Bluegrass Ensemble (Wednesdays) with Malia Furtado & Malcolm Pulley
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm - 7:55 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Mar 25, 2020
Description: The beginner bluegrass ensemble class teaches students how to perform standard bluegrass songs in the traditional way. Students will learn how to play songs, when to take a break, when to back up and how to support other musicians, and how to work together in an ensemble. There will be individual as well as group instruction with the end goal of developing a greater understanding of how a bluegrass ensemble works together.
Prerequisite: Beginner II level courses, students should be able to play basic chords on their acoustic stringed instrument smoothly, and learn by ear.
What Students will Leave this class having learned:
- Tunes: a repertoire of songs that can be played at any of our weekly bluegrass or community jams
What students will need:
- Functional instrument
- Notebook & pencil
- Recording device optional
Next Level: Instrument specific courses, repertoire