Right Hand Drills for Clawhammer Banjo with Cathy Fink

Cathy will present a systematic approach to right hand drills that will help your right hand accuracy, tone, and timing. Banjos in hand, we’ll be learning these drills and addressing problems and issues you may have with right hand technique.

Cathy Fink is a two-time GRAMMY® Award winner with an additional 11 GRAMMY nominations and over 60 Washington Area Music Awards with her partner, Marcy Marxer. Her musical specialties include old-time country, bluegrass, swing and various other roots styles. Cathy is a master of the five-string clawhammer banjo style and plays guitar, ukulele and fiddle. Cathy has taught at prestigious venues including Smithsonian Institution, Library of Congress, Midwest Banjo Camp, Steve Kaufman’s Acoustic Kamp, Folk Alliance International and many more. Her Banjo and Guitar courses on Truefire.com and Homespun Tapes have sold over 10,000 copies. She is the first woman to win the West Virginia State Banjo Contest (1980) and the first woman to win the Clifftop Banjo Contest (2018) at the Appalachian String Band Festival.

Cathy’s forty-seven year career includes tours of the US, Canada, Japan, China, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, The British Isles, Israel and South Africa. It also includes forty-eight albums. www.cathymarcy.com

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