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Ensembles & Specialty Classes

Bluegrass Jam Class  - Starts Sunday, February 23 - REGISTER NOW

with Aaron Dorfman

 

*All bluegrass instruments welcome .    *No jamming experience necessary .    *You will be jamming the first class!
*Friendly, knowledgeable teaching.  *Mistakes allowed!   *Singing not required, but encouraged & taught.
*Easy 2- and 3-chord songs, slow speeds.     *Soloing not required! “Faking” solos taught.


Do you qualify? It’s easier than you may think!
If you play guitar, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, bass, or dobro... you can be part of a bluegrass jam.
Only requirements:
You must be able to tune your instrument (electronic tuning devices welcome) and change smoothly between G, C, D, and A. (Fiddles and basses need to know which notes work with which chords)

 


Interested in Fingerpicking? Call us! 708.749.1932

In the Friendly School’s Introduction to Fingerstyle Guitar class, you will learn how to develop a solid right hand technique for playing fingerstyle guitar and how to link chords together to play an entire song using fingerstyle technique.  You will learn picking patterns that can be used in many styles of music, and we will explore how to use these patterns in two particular songs. To get the most out of this class, you should be comfortable with open chords and basic minor barre chords. Feel free to bring a recording device. Transcriptions of the guitar tablature of study materials for the class will be provided.
 

 

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