Course Detail: Beginning Mandolin

Do you listen to country or bluegrass music and enjoy the lovely strains and driving leads of the mandolin? Perhaps you play guitar or banjo and would like to expand your musical horizons. Come explore how to play the mandolin with step-by-step instructions. Learn everything from how to hold and tune the instrument, to easy beginning chords and a few tunes to get you started. Bring your mandolin, a medium to heavy flat (guitar) pick, and a clip-on electronic tuner. It is also recommended that you bring a long piece of leather bootlace to use as a strap to help you keep the mandolin in playing position.

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