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Adult Enrichment / Music & Theater -
Winter 2024

Learn to play the banjo in the old time clawhammer style. Ages 18+

Beginning: For beginners and those with a bit of experience. We’ll start with right hand technique and chords. The goal will be to learn a handful of melodies that people actually play in open G and, hopefully, in double C and G modal tuning. Learning by ear will be stressed but handouts of banjo tab will also be available.

Continuing: For clawhammer banjo players who can already play at least a handful of tunes and who are looking to learn more in G, G modal, and in double C tuning. We will focus on the right hand technique as well so that you can get the best sound that you can. 

Please note: Students must bring their own banjo.

"Larry Unger is a treasure. He is, obviously, a first-class musician, but also a wonderful and enthusiastic teacher of both music and music history, and just a nice, welcoming, encouraging person. He has also created a great community of banjo players; showing up and playing music with my friends (under Larry's direction) is the best part of this class."

Larry Unger

Larry Unger has been a full-time musician since 1984, and has traveled the world playing for traditional dances, at festivals and in concert. He is proficient in many instruments, teaches guitar and banjo and has written over 5000 melodies himself.

MT-Banjo Continuing

  Larry Unger

Gibbs School
Wednesdays, Jan 17 - Apr 3
7:30 - 8:45 PM

  No Class Feb 7 & Feb 21


Min Age   18 yr.

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Price: $ 215 00