Cost $30 for one, $50 both if registered by March 3rd. $35/60 after. Register now! Class size limited to 10 students!
Register To register or for more info email Rachel: firstname.lastname@example.org NOT RECOMMENDED FOR BEGINNERS
Old-time Fiddle class description - • make your fiddling sound better and more driving. • bow pulses, bowing phrases, and note combinations to give fiddle tunes a shape. • explore ways to be more consistent players, take leadership in jams. • we’ll use a couple of tunes you should know before you leave. • lots of playing time—fingers on strings is the best way to take home what you learn!
Claw-hammer Banjo class description - • to use your thumb to make the banjo swing in different percussive ways. • common phrases on the banjo and learn how to vary them in different ways. • we’ll use a couple of tunes you should know before you leave. • work on economy of motion with our claws. • knowing basic claw-hammer (bumditty) required; some experience with drop thumbing helpful.
Rachel Eddy Rachel Eddy learned to fiddle growing up just outside of Morgantown, WV, and has taught hundreds of students over the years to play fiddle, banjo and guitar. In 2007. Rachel moved to Nashville, TN to make her solo record 'Hand on the Plow', backed by Tim O'Brien, Mark Schatz, and more. After having spent 2008-2014 living in Stockholm, Sweden and traveling extensively throughout Europe playing Old-time music, she is happy to report that coming back to the US has been wonderfully productive!
Currently she splits her music time teaching and performing primarily in Morgantown WV, Pittsburgh PA, Washington DC and Baltimore. Rachel performs regularly with an all woman group called The Early Mays, with the Brad and Ken Kolodner Trio, and as a solo artist.
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