Course Detail: Beginning 5-String Banjo

Does the music of dueling banjos get your toes tapping? Do you love bluegrass music? Are you interested in playing the 5-string banjo but don't know where to start? This class is for you! Learn everything from the basics of how to hold and tune the instrument, to basic bluegrass banjo techniques and tablature* and playing basic finger patterns and beginning songs. Bring a 5-string banjo, thumb pick, two finger picks and an electronic tuner. *Tablature is a notation system suited to string instruments, somewhat like music notation, but easier to learn.

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