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Banjo – Beginner I (Teens/Adults) w/ Marty Collin (Winter, In-Person @ Front Porch)

$408.00

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Description

Instructor: Marty Collin

Level: Beginner

Age: Teens & Adults

Winter Session (12 weeks): Mondays, 1/03/22 – 3/28/22 *No class 1/17

5:30pm – 6:45pm

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, at the end of each class, students will join other beginners to hone group playing skills such as chopping and playing with accompaniment for 15mins.

Prerequisite: None! This class will be starting students from scratch. Students with a little prior experience but with only a tune or two under their belt may join this class as well.

What you’ll learn:
Technique: basic rolls (Forward, Backward, Forward-Backward, and Thumb In & Out)
Tunes/Songs: Boil ’em Cabbage Down, Cripple Creek, Old Joe Clark (other similar tunes may also be used)
Group Playing skills: playing with accompaniment, vamping
Other: Reading TAB

What students will need:
Functional banjo (bridge and all 5 strings intact, tuners in working order)
Tuner
Picks (1 thumb pick and two finger picks)
Capo
Notebook & pencil
Recording device optional

Next Level: Banjo – Beginner II

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Event Details

1 1: January 03, 2022

1 2: January 10, 2022

1 3: January 24, 2022

1 4: January 31, 2022

1 5: February 07, 2022

1 6: February 14, 2022

1 7: February 21, 2022

1 8: February 28, 2022

1 9: March 07, 2022

1 10: March 14, 2022

1 11: March 21, 2022

1 12: March 28, 2022

Start time: 05:30 p.m.

End time: 06:45 p.m.

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221 Water St E
Charlottesville, VA 22902

434-806-7062

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