Instructor: Andy Thacker

Level: Intermediate

Age: Teens & Adults

Fall Session II (10 weeks): Tuesdays, 10/6/20 - 12/22/20

*No class 11/3, 11/24

5:30pm – 6:25pm

Classes will be held online via Zoom.

Description: In this course we will head into some more complicated fiddle tunes as well as some Bluegrass standards. We will focus on improving our left and right hand technique as well as work on building up speed, tremolo, and some new chord shapes. We will also begin to talk about how to start improvising and work on concepts related to playing in a group setting.

Prerequisite: Mandolin - Beginner II

What students will need:

  • Functional mandolin (bridge and all 8 strings intact, all tuners in working order)
  • Pick
  • Tuner
  • Notebook & pencil
  • Recording device optional

Next Level: Mandolin – Beginner II

If paying in full doesn’t work for your budget, you can pay in monthly installments. Pay for your first month below, and we’ll send an invoice for the remaining payments.

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Andy Thacker

Andy is an accomplished and flexible strings musician. He has played the mandolin in a variety of different musical styles from traditional Bluegrass and Old Time to Jazz and Rock. Andy has performed with Love Canon, Walker’s Run, Irish guitarist Ryan McGiver, and in many other lineups over the years. Andy understands the musical roots of the mandolin, but challenges the instrument in a wide range of genres. He also likes beer, beaches, and delicious foods.