Mandolin I - In Person Group Classes with Ben Engel
This is an in-person event
Tue, 30 November 2021
07:00PM - 08:00PM (EST)
Jalopy Theatre & School of Music
315 Columbia St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
Tuesdays at 7:00pm 4 weeks only: Nov 30, December 7, 14, and 21
Mandolin I is for the pure beginner. We will go over the basics of the instrument from the ground up. We will cover the basic picking technique and the technique for playing the fretboard with the left hand. Some easy old time and Irish tunes will be introduced where we will cover the melody and the chords. There will be an emphasis on listening to different types of music and how to pick up songs in different keys. At the end of the four weeks, students will be able to play songs strumming chords and a few tunes picking melodies.
*For financial aid and payment plans contact Lynette at Lynette@jalopytheatre.org
This class will take place IN PERSON. Everyone in attendance needs to prove full vaccination at the time of check in. All instructors and staff have also had to provide proof of vaccination. Attendees and instructors will be asked to wear their masks as much possible. If you are vaccinated in New York, we encourage you to use Excelsior Pass to prove your vaccination. Excelsior pass is an app for your phone that can hold your vaccination and testing data. Download Excelsior Pass in the apple store or on google play.
NOTE: We will also accept other forms of proof of vaccination from other states including CDC Vaccination cards (with photo id), etc.
On the first day of class please arrive thirty minutes before class start time. If you need an instrument please select the ticket with instrument rental option. We have a limited supply of each instrument so if you can bring your own please do.
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