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September 2019

Songs of The Carter Family – Malia Furtado

September 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 16, 2019

The Front Porch, 221 E. Water Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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$364 – $848.30

Songs of The Carter Family Instructor: Malia Furtado Level: Advancing Beginner Age: Teens and Adults Description: Songs of the Carter Family is a repertoire class developed for students who have taken a Beginner I instrument class. It is perfect for students who would like to spend some extra time establishing their level I skills while learning a few more tunes before moving on to the next level. Students will learn a number of favorite Carter Family classics, including Wildwood Flower, Will the Circle…

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Grateful Dead Ensemble with Chris Leva

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 16, 2019

The Front Porch, 221 E. Water Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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$364 – $848.30

Grateful Dead Ensemble Instructor: Chris Leva Level: Intermediate - Advanced Age: Teens & Adults Description: Experience the beauty and sense of adventure that is the music of The Grateful Dead. This class is appropriate for intermediate players and up - all string instruments, hand percussion, and accordions are welcome. We are looking for guitarists, fiddlers, mandolin, bass, accordion, harmonica, steel guitar and anything else portable and relatively acoustic-friendly. Healthy chord vocabulary is helpful due to the rich harmonic content of the Dead's…

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Banjo – Beginner II with John Spangler

September 10 @ 5:30 pm - 6:25 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 16, 2019

The Front Porch, 221 E. Water Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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$364 – $848.30

Banjo - Beginner II  Instructor: John Spangler Level: Progressing Beginner Ages: Teens and Adults Description: This class is a continuation of Banjo - Beginner I.  Students will learn new tunes, a little harder than the first, and will learn some new, advancing, techniques such as hammer-ons, pull-offs, and slides. Students will continue developing their group playing skills through focusing on  listening for chord changes, learning to "kick-off" a tune, and a couple simple ending licks to end. A few times throughout…

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Bluegrass Repertoire with Andy Thacker

September 10 @ 7:00 pm - 7:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 17, 2019

The Front Porch, 221 E. Water Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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$364 – $848.30

Bluegrass Repertoire Instructor: Andy Thacker Level: Intermediate - Advanced Age: Teens & Adults Description: We'll learn a variety of traditional and contemporary bluegrass songs regularly played at our weekly bluegrass jam. The instructor will propose songs as examples, and the attendees can propose song choices of their own at the first class session. Open to all singers, and players of acoustic musical instruments. No formal training required. Tunes will be taught by ear, supplemental materials provided. Prerequisite: Intermediate I or II level courses, students…

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Clawhammer Banjo – Beginner I with Pete Vigour

September 11 @ 5:00 pm - 5:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

The Front Porch, 221 E. Water Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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$364 – $848.50

Wednesdays, 9/11/19 - 12/18/19 Instructor: Pete Vigour Level: Beginner, from scratch Age: Teens & Adults Price: $364 for 14 weeks or $848.30 for a full year of classes 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. Prerequisite: None! This class will be starting students…

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Banjo – Intermediate I with Malcolm Pulley

September 11 @ 5:30 pm - 6:25 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday, repeating until December 18, 2019

The Front Porch, 221 E. Water Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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$364 – $848.30

Wednesdays, 9/11/19 - 12/18/19 Instructor: Malcolm Pulley Level: Advancing Beginner Ages: Teens & Adults Price: $364 for 14 weeks or $848.30 for a full year of classes Description: This class is a continuation of Banjo Beginner II. Students will continue to develop their right hand rolls and speed, while also continuing to develop their group playing skills by learning new chord positions, listening for chord changes, and learning fills for vocal songs. Students will also be adding some tunes in…

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Old Time Repertoire – Pete Vigour

September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

The Front Porch, 221 E. Water Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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$364 – $848.30

Wednesdays, 9/11/19 - 12/18/19 Instructor: Pete Vigour Level: Intermediate - Advanced Age: Teens & Adults Price: $384 for 14 weeks or $848.30 for a full year of classes Description: We'll learn a variety of tunes regularly played at our weekly old time jam. The instructor will propose songs as examples, and the attendees can propose song choices of their own at the first class session. Open to all singers, and players of acoustic musical instruments. No formal training required. Tunes will be…

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Banjo – Beginner I with Marty Collin

September 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:25 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 16, 2019

The Front Porch, 221 E. Water Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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$338

Banjo - Beginner I  Instructor: Marty Collin Level: Beginner Age: Teens & Adults Description: This introductory 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.…

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