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!

This course contains no sessions at this time.
Clawhammer banjo, also known as frailing or down-picking, has been around for at least 200 years. Considered more of a folk style than Scruggs/3-finger style, it is still quite popular among aficionados of American Folk and Old-Time music.

July 11, 2019 to August 15, 2019, RTEC 209
Dust off your guitar and learn fundamental skills in this introduction to guitar basics. Establish a foundation of skills & practice with individual coaching by your instructor. Bring an acoustic guitar.

This course contains no sessions at this time.
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.

July 9, 2019 to August 13, 2019, RTEC 209
Building on techniques learned in Beginning Clawhammer Banjo, students will learn Bluegrass and folk tunes using a variety of tunings. Students are expected to have taken the Beginning Clawhammer class or have experience playing simple clawhammer banjo tunes. 

This course contains no sessions at this time.