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International Bluegrass Music Museum Fall 2016 Music Lessons O C TO B E R 1 - N O V E M B E R 2 6 ( E V E R Y OT H E R S AT U R DAY )


he Saturday Lesson program is designed to make bluegrass music more accessible to all who are interested in learning to play an instrument. Thanks to grants from the Micheal E. Horn Family Foundation and the Lester E. Yeager Charitable Trust, lessons are offered at a heavily discounted rate to the students. Instruments are provided on loan as part of the program for Beginners Plus and beyond.

the Beginners Plus class will continue to build upon the skills learned in the spring semester. Intermediate - Beginner students that have completed two semesters and are ready to expand upon the skills learned.

Bluegrass Boot Camp - This class is designed for the beginner student. Each of the four instruments that are featured in the Saturday Lesson Program will be taught for one of the classes. Instruments include: Guitar, Fiddle, Banjo & Mandolin. The fifth class will cover all instruments as well as a historical lesson about bluegrass.

Jam Band - This class is for musicians and singers and will teach you how to play with others as the group learns songs together. You will learn how to arrange the song, pick the best key for the song, play along with different instruments and singers, and perform together at a local nursing home. We hope this experience will create relationships, spur bands to form, and make more music in our area and beyond.

Beginners Plus - Designed as a continuation of the Spring Lessons,

For class times and more info, visit

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