Vocal & Vocal Harmony Classes

Vocal segments will feature many aspects of
singing, especially singing with other people:

  • How to sing without hurting yourself or others
  • Great duet singing
  • How to find the parts
  • Bluegrass tenor, alto & bass parts – what that really means
  • Gospel-style harmony

Dobro Classes

  Dobro classes will feature all aspects of slide-style playing, including: building your vocabulary of licks in open G and open D exercises for strengthening right-hand technique exercises for improving left-hand technique, especially hammerons and pulloffs playing and improvising on songs and fiddle tunes basics of “melodic-style” playing blues licks applying bluegrass techniques to other styles of music


Clawhammer Banjo

Clawhammer Banjo classes will feature all aspects of clawhammer playing, including: How to use your left and right hands more efficiently


Mandolin Classes

Dix Bruce and Keith Yoder will alternate teaching mandolin and guitar.Mandolin classes will feature all aspects of playing, including: Pick direction How to incorporate melody into your breaks Chords 101 Monroe style Playing up the neck How to learn by ear more efficiently Fundamentals of backup How to pick out tunes Creating your own solos