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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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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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Mandolin – Beginner I with Christen Hubbard

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

Mandolin - Beginner I  Instructor: Christen Hubbard Level: Beginner Age: Teens & Adults Description: This introductory is perfect for first time mandolin 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!…

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Upright Bass – Beginner I with Rick Ramsey

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

Upright Bass - Beginner I  Instructor: Rick Ramsey Level: Beginner, from scratch Age: Teens & Adults Description: Learn to play upright bass from scratch, no experience necessary! Prerequisite: None What students will leave this class having learned: Technique: Bass set-up,string height, hand placement, stance, parts of bass, preventing repetitive motion injuries, hand exercises, ear training Tunes/Songs: Boil 'em Cabbage Down, Old Joe Clark, and Long Journey Home (other material may also be used) Group Playing skills: The 3 T’s—Timing, Taste, Tone; the…

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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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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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Mandolin – Beginner II with Andy Thacker

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

Mandolin - Beginner II  Instructor: Andy Thacker Level: Progressing Beginner Age: Teens & Adults Description:  This class is a continuation of Beginner I Mandolin. Students will continue to develop their right and left hand technique through some melodies with more complicating rhythms and note sequencing. Pickers will be incorporating more 8th note runs, more advanced string crossings and will be also introduced to harmony and waltz time. A few times throughout the semester, this class will join other beginner classes…

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Rise Up Singing with Pete Vigour

September 10 @ 5:30 pm - 6:25 pm
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One event on December 17, 2019 at 5:30 pm

1462 Richmond Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
$364 – $848.30

Rise Up Singing Instructor: Pete Vigour Level: Advancing Beginner - Advanced Age: Teens and Adults Description: The “Rise Up Singing” songbook is a wonderful resource for everyone who loves to sing with their family and friends. It contains the lyrics and chords for 1200 songs in many genres, from all parts of the US and around the world.  Pete will lead your favorites from the songbook and will assist in finding the right key and accompaniment for your voice and instrument. This class…

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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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Harmony Basics for Ladies with Kayde Deardorff

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm
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One event on December 17, 2019 at 6:00 pm

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

Harmony Basics for Ladies Instructor: Kayde Deardorff Level: Beginner Age: Adults Description: Sing with other women in a supportive atmosphere. Learn the basics of Harmony in Western music and also explore intuitive harmony in class. Students will learn both melody and harmony parts to songs. Prerequisite: None! This class will be starting students from scratch. What Students will Leave this class having learned: Tunes: The Rose, Down to the River to Pray, I’ll Fly Away, and original tunes by teacher Technique: Basic understanding of…

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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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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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Guitar – Intermediate I with Dan Sebring

September 11 @ 5:30 pm - 6:25 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 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: Dan Sebring Level: Intermediate Age: Teens & Adults Price: $384 for 14 weeks or $848.30 for a full year of classes Description:  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…

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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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Harmony with Molly Murphy

September 11 @ 5:30 pm - 6:25 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 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: Molly Murphy Level: Intermediate - Advanced Age:Teens & Adults Price: $364 for 14 weeks or $848.30 for a full year of classes Description: This course will offer an in depth look at ear training and chord theory with regard to singing multi-part harmony. We will use several genres of music to examine different harmony structures and try out arranging our own harmonies. Students are welcome to bring songs to class and make suggestions for our repertoire. Prerequisite: pitch…

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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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Soul Choir with Molly Murphy

September 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 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: Molly Murphy Level: Intermediate Age: Teens & Adults Price: $364 for 14 weeks or $848.30 for a full year of classes Description: In this singing course, we will explore how to dig deep down into our voices and sing from the soul. We will incorporate some ear training and exercises for articulation and agility, as well as general vocal strengthening, exploring gospel, Motown, jazz and other soul singing genres. Students are welcome to bring songs to…

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Beginner Ukulele for Ladies with Debby Norton

September 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Sunday, 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: Debby Norton Level: Beginner, from scratch Age: Teens & Adults Price: $364 for 14 weeks or $848.30 for a full year of classes Description: This is a fun introductory course in beginner Ukulele. Students will learn how to tune and hold the instrument, basic chords, multiple strumming patterns, and simple songs. The course will progress to more complicated songs that slowly introduce additional chords and strumming patterns. The Ukulele is an easy starter instrument and can be…

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Front Porch Folk Ensemble with Dan Sebring

September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 7:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 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: Dan Sebring Level: Intermediate Age: Teens and Adults Price: $364 for 14 weeks or $848.30 for a full year of classes Description: This class is designed to help students discover the joy of playing in a group. Prerequisite: The student should have gained at least a moderate degree of aptitude on one of any number of acoustic instruments; be it guitar, fiddle, mandolin, bass, etc. What students will leave this class having learned: Technique: How to play…

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Beginner Bluegrass Ensemble with Malia Furtado, Malcolm Pulley, and Rick Ramsey

September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 7:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 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

Beginner Bluegrass Ensemble Instructors: Malia Furtado, Malcolm Pulley, Rick Ramsey Level: Beginner II + Age: Teens & Adults 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 a With the end…

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Beginner Ukulele for Teens & Adults with Craig Green

September 12 @ 5:00 pm - 5:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 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 Beginner Ukulele for Teens & Adults Instructor: Craig Green Level: Beginner from scratch Age: Teens & Adults Price: $364 for 14 weeks or $848.30 for a full year of classes Description: Enjoy gaining basic uke skills and a deeper understanding of music. Uke is the the new yoga! Students will learn a range of versatile chords, chord progressions and strumming patterns needed to accompany singing a variety of both folk and pop songs. Prerequisite: No experience necessary…

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Mandolin – Intermediate II with Gabe Robey

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: Gabe Robey Level: Intermediate Age: Teens & Adults Price: $364 for 14 weeks or $848.30 for a full year of classes Description: This class is for students who have progressed through the beginner and intermediate levels and are ready to dive into more advanced skills. This course is delivered in special hybrid format that alternates between mandolin-only classes and collaborative ensemble group classes with advanced students of other instruments. This class will cover more advanced mandolin technique such…

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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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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

Thursdays, 9/12/19 - 12/19/19 Instructor: Eric Knutson 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 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…

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Intermediate Ukulele for Teens and Adults with Craig Green

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 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: Craig Green Level: Intermediate Age: Teens & Adults Price: $364 for 14 weeks or $848.30 for a full year of classes Description:We'll explore bar chords, fingerstyle playing, and different ways of accompanying songs Prerequisite: Need to be comfortable playing simple accompaniment to songs, and know basic uke chords: C, F, G, D, A, Dm, Am What students will leave this class having learned: Technique: Using chord variations, fingerpicking, damping technique, integrating singing and uking Tunes/Songs: songs by Pete…

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West African Drumming with Roderick Davis

September 12 @ 7:00 pm - 7:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 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 West African Drumming  Instructor: Roderick Davis Level: Beginner - Advanced Ages: Teens & Adults Price: $364 for 14 weeks or $848.30 for full year of classes   Description: Have you ever wanted to learn how to play Traditional West African Djembe Music? If so, this is the perfect class for you! All skill levels are welcomed. Students will experience the joy of West African Drumming while learning the nuances of the Djembe ensemble. Beginners will learn basic…

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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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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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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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Beginner Clogging with Becca White & Krisan Marotta

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 6:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 17, 2019

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

Beginner Clogging  Instructor: Becca White & Krisan Marotta Level: Beginner Age: Teens/Adults Description: Students will learn the fundamental building blocks of clog dancing including the steps, look and feel, lingo, and annotation. The primary music genre will be bluegrass, but several other genres will be used to teach this American style of dance. Prerequisite: None! This class will be starting students from scratch. What students will leave this class having learned: Foundational steps Free style dance Precision style dance What…

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Intermediate Clogging with Becca White & Krisan Marotta

September 17 @ 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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$338

Intermediate Clogging Instructor: Becca White & Krisan Marotta Level: Advancing Beginner Age: Teens/Adults Description: We will learn more challenging clogging steps as well as improve speed and precision.  Students will learn 3-4 dances and build their clogging step "vocabulary." Prerequisite: Beginning Clogging or this class assumes the dancer already knows the fundamentals of clogging. What Students will Leave this class having learned: Foundational steps Free style dance Precision style dance What students will need: Water Lace-up athletic or lace-up flat leather sole shoes…

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Mandolin – Beginner II for Adults with Marty Collin

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:55 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 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

Thursdays, 9/19/19 - 12/19/19 Instructor: Marty Collin Level: Progressing Beginner Age: Teens & Adults Price: $338 for 13 weeks Description:  This class is a continuation of Beginner I Mandolin. Students will continue to develop their right and left hand technique through some melodies with more complicating rhythms and note sequencing. Pickers will be incorporating more 8th note runs, more advanced string crossings and will be also introduced to harmony and waltz time. A few times throughout the semester, this class…

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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

Thursdays, 9/19/19 - 12/19/19 Instructor: Marty Collin Level: Beginner Age: Adults Price: $338 for 13 weeks 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…

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