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Thursday Class Schedule


(Process of Being Updated for 2018)

Thursday 11/8
Session Banjo Intro Bluegrass Banjo Setup Clawhammer Banjo Open
Session Time Intro to Banjo: OTB/BGB: Wayne Beginner Scruggs: Bobby Intermediate Scruggs: Eric Advanced Bluegrass: Seth Banjo Setup: Open Beginner: Bob Intermediate: Marc Advanced: Hilary Open
1:00-1:30 Registration & Welcome to The North Carolina Banjo Clinic
T1 1:30-2:45 Intro to Banjo 1 Beginner 1 Strong Kick-Offs Playing Melodies with Chords Tuning RH Placement Basic Lick Right Hand Attack Virgina Tunes for Banjo
T2 3:00-4:30 Intro to Banjo 2 Beginner 2 Finding The Melody Transposing in Different Keys Basic Lick & Chords Index or Middle Finger Lead? Kentucky Tunes for Banjo
4:30-6:00 Break for dinner or jam. Private Lessons.
Jamming 6:00-11:00 Open Jam, Jam Instruction and Private Lessons

Friday Class Schedule


(Process of Being Updated for 2018)

Friday 11/9
Session Banjo Intro Bluegrass Banjo Setup Clawhammer Banjo Open
Session Time Intro to Banjo: OTB/BGB: Gary Beginner Scruggs: Bobby Intermediate Scruggs: Brandon Advanced Bluegrass: Eric Banjo Setup: Jack Beginner: Hilary Intermediate: Bob Advanced: Marc Open
8:30-9:00 Registration
F1 9:00-10:15 Intro to Banjo 3 Beginner 3 Rolls & LH Technique Solid Endings Banjo Setup G Tuning Basic Clawhammer Lick Using Notes in Chords for Melody Round Peak Advanced
F2 10:30-12:00 Intro to Banjo 4 Beginner 4 Jam Standards Playing in C & D Banjo Setup A Tuning RH Technique Pull Offs Hammer Ons Pull Offs and The Slide Round Peak Advanced
Lunch 12:00-1:30 Earl Scruggs Right Hand Video. Break for lunch or jam
F3 1:30-2:45 Intro to Banjo 5 Beginner 5 Basic Vamping & Backup Fiddle Accompaniment Banjo Setup D Tuning RH Technique Hammer Ons Making a Tune Sound Better Bluegrass Picking for OTB Players
F4 3:00-4:30 Intro to Banjo 6 Beginner 6 Dynamics & Playing in a Band Nuances of Bugle Call Rag Banjo Setup Key of A Modal Tuning RH Technique Drop Thumb Driving Rhythm w/o Losing the Melody Clawhammer for Bluegrass Players
4:30-6:00 Video and Analyze Students Right Hands. Break for dinner or jam. Private Lessons.
Jamming 6:00-11:00 Open Jam, Jam Instruction and Private Lessons

Saturday Class Schedule


(Process of Being Updated for 2018)

Saturday 11/10
Session Banjo Intro Bluegrass Banjo Setup Clawhammer Banjo Open
Session Time Intro to Banjo: OTB/BGB: Gary Beginner Scruggs: Seth Intermediate Scruggs: Mike Advanced Bluegrass: Donnie Banjo Setup: Warren Beginner: Marc Intermediate: Hilary Advanced: Bob Open
8:30-9:00 Registration
S1 9:00-10:15 Intro to Banjo 7 Beginner 7 Backup Class Driven Banjo Setup Elementary Left Hand Techniques Using Guitar Chords to Find Melodies Drop Thumb & Scales in G/A
S2 10:30-12:00 Intro to Banjo 8 Beginner 8 Focus on LH Technique Class Driven Banjo Setup Nail Maintenance Making Picks Up the Neck Chords in G, C, A & D Drop Thumb & Scales in C/D
Lunch 12:00-1:30 Class Photo Session, then Tim Gardner's OTB Setup Session. Break for lunch or jam
S3 1:30-2:45 Intro to Banjo 9 Beginner 9 Chord Shaped Licks and Melody Class Driven Banjo Setup Open Practical Ear Training for Banjo Building Tunes w/ Scales & Double Stops
S4 3:00-4:30 Intro to Banjo 10 Beginner 10 Developing Arrangements Class Driven Banjo Setup Open Jamming with a Fiddler Building Tune Variations Octaves & Inversions
4:30-6:00 Private Lessons and end of 2018 NCBC
See You Next November 2019!

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