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September 2019

Guitar – Beginner I with Eric Knutson

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

Guitar - Beginner I  Instructor: Eric Knutson Level: Beginner Age: Teens & Adults Description: This introductory guitar class is perfect for first time guitar 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…

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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 Tunes for Bluegrass Guitar & Mandolin with Andy Thacker

September 10 @ 4:30 pm - 5:25 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 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 Tunes for Bluegrass Guitar & Mandolin Instructor: Andy Thacker Level: Intermidate Ages: Teens & Adults Description: Applying bluegrass and old time fiddle tunes to plectrum based instruments like guitar and mandolin can be very fun. It also opens up a whole new door for technique and improvisation. In this class we will explore a handful of traditional fiddle tunes starting with a solid execution of the melody and the accompanying rhythm to go along with it. Beyond that we…

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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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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

Old Time Repertoire Instructor: Pete Vigour Level: Intermediate - Advanced Age: Teens & Adults 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 taught by ear, supplemental materials provided. Prerequisite: Intermediate level courses, students should be able to play…

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Guitar – Intermediate II with Eric Knutson

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

Guitar - Intermediate II  Instructor: Eric Knutson Level: Intermediate Age: Teens & Adults Description:  This class is a continuation of Guitar - Beginner II. Students will really be ramping up their guitar skills in this class! In addition to some fun new, more advanced tunes, students will learn some other new tricks, such as playing in 3/4 time, new back-up techniques, and some new chords. This class will also take a look at some very simple theory and site reading. A…

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Guitar – Beginner II with Marty Collin

September 17 @ 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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$338

Guitar - Beginner II  Instructor: Marty Collin Level: Progressing Beginner Ages: Teens and Adults Description: This class is a continuation of Guitar - Beginner I. Students will learn new tunes, a little harder than the first, and in new keys.  Students will also learn new skills for playing with others, listening for chord changes, starting a tune with “taters” and ending them with “shave and a hair-cut.” A few times throughout the semester, this class will join other beginner classes to hone…

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Guitar – Beginner I for Adults with Marty Collin

September 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:55 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

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

Guitar - Beginner I for Adults Instructor: Marty Collin Level: Beginner Age: Adults Description: This introductory guitar class is perfect for first time guitar 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…

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