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September 2019

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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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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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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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

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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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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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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