Sun, Apr 15th | 11:00 AM
The mandolin has found a home in many styles of music: bluegrass, swing, jazz, old time, classical, folk and rock. Because of its small scale and violin-like tuning, the mandolin is perfect for learning fiddle tunes and melodies. Guitarists will find that mandolin rhythm skills complement their existing technique.
Learn double stops and scales and start arranging rhythm, melody and solo parts.
Take Mandolin 2 Repertoire if you want to polish all of your fundamental skills, learn more challenging songs from a variety of traditions, or begin learning how to arrange and improvise on the mandolin.
Mandolin 2 or ability to play closed chords in D, A, and G, learn quickly by ear and play melody using fluid up and down picking.
Mandolins are available for rent or purchase at the Old Town School Music Stores.