Mandolin Classes

Beginning Mandolin 2

Wes Weddell
Four Mondays, February 20, 27, March 6, 13
7:45 PM - 8:45 PM
4 weeks, $80

For players with some experience (or who have just completed Beginning Mandolin 1) looking to grow from sit-at-home skills to playing with other instruments or in ensembles. We'll tackle more advanced chord voicings and positions, apply tremolos more broadly, and build scale patterns for use playing leads in a variety of styles that highlight the instrument's versatility. You will develop a versatile and reliable toolkit, becoming a capable mandolin side(wo)man who can add attractive layers and colors to others' songs and accompany your own!

Master the Mandolin

Tim Connell
Sunday, April 2
12:15 PM - 2:15 PM
$50

Ready to take your mandolin playing to the next level? Master teacher Tim Connell unlocks the mysteries of music theory in this monthly class for intermediate to advanced players. Build your skills while playing with others, whether you’ve been coming for years or are just dropping-in, and cover such musical ground as swing, jazz, Celtic, bluegrass, and Brazilian choro. In addition, Tim devotes part of each class to improvisation skills that help improve your playing at performances. Bring your mandolin, music stand, pick, and recording device--and get ready to play your way to new heights!

Beginning Mandolin 1

Wes Weddell
Four Mondays, April 17, 24, May 1, 8
7:45 PM - 8:45 PM
4 weeks, $80

Learn to play chords, melodies, and tremolos in this class for total beginners. Build confidence to layer skills using well-known songs as examples, and emerge a capable mandolinist able to add parts and pick with friends in a variety of styles - all in just four weeks! For more information about Wes Weddell, visit wesweddell.com.