By Mandolin Cafe
October 15, 2007 - 10:30 am
Renowned mandolin and guitar instructor Orrin Star will present separate mandolin workshops, both entitled "Making Your Mando Sing" in Dothan (NOTE: this event has been cancelled) and Huntsville (1:00 - 3:00 p.m.), Alabama on November 3 and 10, 2007 respectively.
Using the classic song "New River Train", this workshop details how to transform a simply vocal melody into a full-sounding mandolin solo, by adding harmonized notes and strums to your leads. It also introduces some essential end-of-phrase licks that can make a solo really jump.
Both workshops are designed for novice through intermediate players (ie., all but total beginners). Limited to 12 participants. Includes written hand-out. $45 fee. Non-video recording devices are welcome.
Dothan, Alabama (November 3) information:
NOTE: This events has been cancelled
Huntsville, Alabama (November 10) information:
The Fret Shop
309 Jordan Lane
Call (256) 430-4729
Special thanks to the Mandolin Cafe's primary business partners.