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September 2019

Fiddle – Beginner I with Malia Furtado

September 9 @ 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 16, 2019

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

Fiddle - Beginner I  Instructor: Malia Furtado Level: Beginner Age: Teens & Adults Description: This introductory fiddle class for is perfect for first time fiddlers! Students will be taught foundational skills in technique, learn a handful of simple fiddle 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…

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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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Fiddle – Beginner II with Malia Furtado

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 17, 2019

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

Fiddle - Beginner II  Instructor: Malia Furtado Level: Progressing Beginner Age: Teens & Adults Description: This class is a continuation of Beginner I. This class will introduce beginner students to new bowing patterns techniques such as simple 2 and 3-note slurs and common bowing patterns. We'll also explore some different types of tunes such as waltzes and will continue to build group playing skills by learning to play long-bow back up and simple chord changes.  A few times throughout the semester,…

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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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Fiddle – Intermediate I with Malia Furtado

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: Malia Furtado Level: Intermediate Age: Teens & Adults Price: $364 for 14 weeks or $848.30 for a full year of classes Description: This class is a continuation of Beginner II. Students will really be ramping up their fiddling skills in this class! In addition to some fun new, more advanced tunes, students will learn some other new tricks such as playing a the Georgia Shuffle and some simple double-stops - in tunes and in back-up. A…

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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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Fiddle – Intermediate II with Malia Furtado

September 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:25 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

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

Thursdays, 9/12/19 - 12/19/19 Instructor: Malia Furtado Level: Advancing Intermediate Age: Teens & Adults Price: $364 for 14 weeks or $848.30 for a full year of classes Description: This class is for fiddlers who have progressed through Intermediate I, or who have the equivalent skills. This class will continue to work on the Georgia Shuffle and the Nashville Shuffle and will learn how to work them into different tunes. This class will also look at some simple approaches to beginning improvisation and will…

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Fiddle for Violinists – Teens and Adults with Malia Furtado

September 12 @ 7:15 pm - 8:10 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

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

Thursdays, 9/12/19 - 12/19/19 Instructor: Malia Furtado Level: Intermediate Age: Teens and Adults Price: $364 for 14 weeks or $848.30 for a full year of classes Description: Calling all adventurous violinists who might like to try their hand at a few fiddle tunes! This class will explore a few traditional fiddle favorites - some Old Time, Bluegrass, and maybe even something a little bluesy. Students will also learn how to "chop," play "taters," end a tune with "shave and a haircut."…

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