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Minnesota Bluegrass Mandolin Camp With Anthony Hannigan

By Mandolin Cafe
February 15, 2008 - 7:00 am

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Anthony Hannigan

Anthony Hannigan

Plymouth, Minn. — Anthony Hannigan will conduct a 3-day mandolin camp at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center as part of the Minnesota Bluegrass Winter Weekend, February 29 through March 2.

The main goal of all sessions will be to help everyone become a better player and get comfortable in a jam session. After each session participants are encouraged to attend jams throughout the festival.

There will be 4 time slots throughout the weekend with a different emphasis at each.

Registration fee for the camp is $50.00. Contact Joe Walters, (763) 441-0910 to register. Advance registration is strongly recommended as a sell-out class is expected.

Anthony Hannigan is a former Winfield Mandolin Champion who has recorded and performed with major artists for years including Vassar Clements, Hickory Project, Mac Wiseman, and David Bromberg and has served as an instructor at the renowned RockyGrass Academy and Augusta Heritage Center.

Camp Schedule:

February 29, 2008
3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Introductions
Tuning
Basics
Chords
Basic Rhythm
Q&A
Playing a tune

March 1, 2008
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Basics II
Theory 101
More Chords
Techniques
Q&A
Jamming
One on Ones

March 1, 2008
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Basics III
Fills and Tags
Even more Chords
Playing Lead
Power chops
Q&A
One on ones
Festival Time

March 2, 2008
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Basics IV
What? More chords?
Rhythms
Cross Picking
Next level
Q&A

Additional information:
Minnesota Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Assn.

Click map pin for driving directions to Anthony Hannigan Mandolin Workshop, Radisson Hotel and Conference Center Minneapolis, 3131 Campus Drive, Plymouth, Minnesota 55441.

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