This 10-week online course is for beginner/intermediate acoustic guitar, mandolin, 5-string banjo and double bass players.
Ever wanted to play in a bluegrass band? Musician Tom Cronin will take you through classic songs and instrumentals from the bluegrass repertoire. The style will be covered from its birth with Bill Monroe and his Bluegrass Boys to modern day.
Chord lead sheets and notation/tab will be provided for every song along with explanation of how to achieve that authentic bluegrass sound on your instrument. The course will be run via Zoom with all participants muted, allowing them to play along with the tutor. Participants will also be able to unmute at appropriate times to ask questions to help with their development.
Thursdays: 13:00 – 14:30 online via Zoom
Spring Term starts Thursday 14 January
Half Term break: Thursday 11 February
Finishes Thursday 25 March
About the tutor
Tom Cronin is a professional musician with wide experience of folk, blues, bluegrass and rock. He teaches guitar and mandolin one-to-one and in groups including at the prestigious Music Education Centre, Sage Gateshead (UK).
The course fee is £120 for a 10-session term. You may also pay £15 per session (£30 minimum payment).
There are some half-price bursaries available for adults aged 18-25 (please email firstname.lastname@example.org for details).
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