Begin by using chords to strum simple songs with a technique known as frailing. Learning with tablature and by ear, you'll gradually develop a melodic application of frailing called clawhammer. Explore old time favorites such as “Cripple Creek” and work with alternate tunings for standards like “Shady Grove” and “Little Sadie.”
Weekly for 8 weeks
Introduction to the Banjo is recommended if you are new to the banjo. Players who are self-taught or have played in other styles can begin here.
Banjos are available for rent or purchase at the Old Town School Music Stores.