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The Swannanoa Gathering Mando & Banjo Week 2013

By Mandolin Cafe
April 18, 2013 - 2:00 pm

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The Swannanoa Gathering - now in their 22nd season announces their Mando & Banjo Week, August 4-10, 2013.

The Swannanoa Gathering - now in their 22nd season announces their Mando & Banjo Week, August 4-10, 2013.

Asheville, N.C. — The Swannanoa Gathering Folk Arts Workshops of Warren Wilson College invite you to join them as they celebrate their 22nd season with their newest workshops: Mando & Banjo Week, August 4-10, featuring a staff of some of the world's finest players, and offering a wide variety of classes for mandolin, 5-string banjo, and guitar.

Mandolin staff
Mike Marshall - (Arrangement, Technique)
Emory Lester - (Bluegrass)
Don Stiernberg - (Swing/Jazz)
Radim Zenkl - (Bluegrass, Modern Mandolin)
Caterina Lichtenberg - (Classical Mandolin)
Marla Fibish - (Irish Mandolin)
Adam Tanner - (Old-Time, Beginner Mandolin)

Banjo staff
Tony Trischka - (Advanced Beginner/Intermediate & Advanced Bluegrass)
Noam Pikelny - (Intermediate & Advanced Technique)
Alan Munde - (Intermediate & Advanced Bluegrass)
Mark Johnson - (Clawgrass - Clawhammer Bluegrass)
Ken Perlman - (Clawhammer Technique & Repertoire)
Bob Carlin - (Clawhammer Styles)

Guitar
Ed Dodson - (Bluegrass Accompaniment)

In addition, Mando & Banjo Week runs concurrently with our Fiddle Week and students may take classes in either program. The Fiddle Week staff and classes include:

Fiddle
Darol Anger - (New Acoustic)
Bobby Hicks - (Bluegrass)
Michael Doucet - (Cajun)
Matt Glaser - (Swing)
Bruce Molsky - (Old-Time)
Joe Craven - (Improvisation, Blues)
Emerald Rae - (Scottish, Cape Breton)
David Kaynor - (Dance Fiddling, Fiddle from Scratch)
Michael Ismerio - (Old-Time)
Liz Knowles - (Irish)
Jack Devereux - (Irish)
Juan Rivera - (Mexican Huasteco)
Andrea Hoag - (Swedish)
Nathaniel Smith - (Cello)
Kevin Kehrberg - (Bass)

Guitar
David Surette - (Celtic & American Roots Accompaniment)
Tony Marcus - (Swing)

For more information, visit their website and/or write or call for a free catalog:

The Swannanoa Gathering
Warren Wilson College
PO Box 9000
Asheville, NC 28815-9000
828-298-3434 (phone/fax)

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