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  1. Re: Music Lesson Studio/Shopping List Help

    Thanks for the suggestions. I am not planning to start giving lessons during this time, just taking the time to get things in my studio set up as there is a lot to be done and it’s an activity I do...
  2. Music Lesson Studio/Shopping List Help

    Hello all,

    This is not a mandolin-specific post, but will include some mandolin-related questions.

    I am a college student majoring in music who has decided to take the year off due to classes...
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    Re: Flying with a mando

    I've flown with many mandolins many different times. I am usually that person that waits in line before they've called my boarding number to ensure that I get on before the overhead compartments are...
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    Re: Higher Education for Mandolin

    August-

    Thank you for your response. It will be interesting to find out my options for a grad program when the time comes. I hate to speak foul of Berklee, and I will admit that I myself was not...
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    Re: Higher Education for Mandolin

    John-

    Thank you for this information, much appreciated. I hope you are right that this will open more doors for classical mandolinists in the future. We sure need more opportunities here in the US.
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    Re: Higher Education for Mandolin

    UPDATE:
    Thank you to all who replied to this thread. I was not aware of the CMSA or the legacy of Alison Stephens. I am very excited to be able to say that Chapman University's guitar program has...
  7. Sticky: Re: Invitation for users to use their real name

    Hi Scott,

    I'd like mine changed to Emily Weerheim. Thank you!
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    Holiday Inn- Elton John

    Has anyone tabbed the mandolin part to this song? Or Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters?
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    Re: River mandolin

    The Weber River is offered as a custom instrument. I could be mistaken but I believe you have the option of having the pegged say The Weber or The River.
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    Re: Material Below the Bridge

    Ah, yes. I have seen those. I agree with most that the shoelace seems to be the easiest and most appropriate way to achieve this. The James tailpiece is an interesting thought, but I am honestly a...
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    Re: Material Below the Bridge

    I have always liked the shoelace/leather better than the grommets myself, I just wasn't sure if there was a specific benefit to one or the other. I have not heard of the chunks of wood (I own a Weber...
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    Material Below the Bridge

    My old mandolin teacher used to use a shoelace that he would weave in-between my strings below the bridge (right above the tailpiece). Since I've gotten my new mandolin I have not put anything down...
  13. Re: Any tips on this technique before breaking into a tune?

    My old private teacher would call the intro you're referring to in the video as "vamping" on the opening chord before jumping into the melody.
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    Re: Looking for some recommendations

    I started out with a mandolin chord chart and using ultimateguitar.com either singing or playing along with recordings. Have fun!
  15. Re: Tabs for “the office” theme song

    https://musescore.com/user/11338796/scores/5832645

    This should help (:
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    Re: Naming your Mandolin

    I have been told to tell my students they should name their instrument in order to connect/bond with it and not neglect on practicing. For those of us who practice because we can't help not to, I get...
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    Re: Tchaikovsky on mandolin

    Did you transcribe the transposed horn solo?
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    Re: Capo for Ovation

    I remember trying a mandolin capo made by G7th. I didn't like it for myself but might work for you. I think it was this one:

    https://www.g7th.com/newport-capo
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    Its a Weber River!
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    Re: post a video of yourself

    Another piece I did as a duet in high school, and one of my favorite pieces I've ever played. I forgot that this video existed until this evening. Mountain Moor by Stephen Funk Pearson.

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    Re: post a video of yourself

    Bach's Sonata No. 2 in A minor, Andante


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Z4TeQJRnIM
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    Re: Higher Education for Mandolin

    Very well said. The good news is that Chapman University's program chair is allowing me to audition for their classical guitar program. I am optimistic that this will be a good program for me as I...
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    Re: Higher Education for Mandolin

    The year I attended the 5 week summer program, there were 3 other mandolinists, all bluegrass players. They decided to put me in the lower tier classes because my improvisation was not up to speed...
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    Re: Higher Education for Mandolin

    I hope to be involved in classical ensembles and orchestras in the future. I teach private lessons right now and love doing it. Classical mandolin is definitely what I'm going for which is why school...
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    Audition coming up! Help!!

    Hello everyone!

    I have a college audition coming up for the classical guitar program at Chapman University. I need two pieces from different eras (Baroque, Classical, Romantic, etc.) and I have...
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