Banjo II: Bluegrass - Calliope

Fall 2017

Mondays, 8:15-9:45 PM

Banjo II: Bluegrass

September 25 through November 13
Instructor: Wendy MackinThis class will build on the fundamentals learned in Banjo I.  It will focus on the 3 finger style of picking.  Students can expect to learn additional roll patterns, chords, and bluegrass tunes, and to become more proficient in reading tablature. Please bring your banjo, tuner, a thumb pick and two finger picks to class.

Wendy Mackin is a Pittsburgh native who has been playing bluegrass banjo for many years.  She is a member of the John and Wendy Mackin Band, which plays locally and throughout the tri-state area. With the band, Wendy plays banjo, finger style guitar, and sings. She enjoys sharing her knowledge of picking with other banjo enthusiasts! Wendy teaches privately and is looking forward to teaching in a class setting for Calliope.

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