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Old-Time Fiddle, Banjo & Guitar One Day Workshop

May 5, 2018 : 9:30 am - 4:30 pm


Old-Time Fiddle, Banjo & Guitar One Day Workshop

May 5 @ 9:30 am4:30 pm

| $85

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The Floyd Country Store’s Handmade Music School and Southern Mountain Melodies are offering a one day workshop for fiddle, banjo, and guitar featuring old-time dance music of the Blue Ridge, led by Andy Buckman, Mac Traynham, and Jenny Traynham. The class takes place on Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 9:30 am – 4:30 pm at The Floyd Country Store.

Mac Traynham: advanced/intermediate old-time fiddle. For those players who know several tunes but desire to play on a higher level for dancing. Tunes with interesting melody that employ basic bowing patterns will be taught. Students will learn what it takes to play well in coordination with banjo players who use rhythmic clawhammer banjo techniques.

Andy Buckman: advanced/intermediate old-time banjo. Students will learn to play the same tunes as the fiddle students in a basic clawhammer style using fundamental right and left hand techniques. Playing up to speed with a full sound will be emphasized.

Jenny Traynham: old-time guitar. For those players who can easily change basic chords and have a desire to enhance their general back-up playing skills. Interesting bass runs and other techniques will be taught.

Cost is $85. Lunch at the Floyd Country Store is included.


May 5, 2018
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Floyd Country Store
206 S. Locust St.
Floyd, VA 24091 United States
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