Beginning, intermediate, or advanced group lessons on the 5-string banjo in the claw-hammer/frailing style. Student will learn to play using simple song sheets with chords, tablature, and standard notation. Using chord theory and scale work, personal music-making skills will be enhanced. Awareness of traditional styles of playing the instrument will be furthered through a listening component and ensemble playing with other instrumentalists. Student will be expected to perform at Music Workshop, or as part of a concert, in ensemble and/or solo. Student must have his/her own instrument (5-string banjo).
Corequisite: Must participate in Music Workshop (Tuesdays 6:30-8pm).