Tag Archive: Music

October 22, 2019

Intro to 5-String Banjo

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  • December 11, 2019
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Instructor

Want to learn to start playing banjo? This class is for you! Instructor, and local musician, Kyle Ollah is teaching a class for folks with not much (or any!) experience playing banjo. You don’t have to worry about theory or reading music – you’ll learn how to pick, learn a few chords and you’ll be (more…)

September 23, 2017

Learn to play old time banjo!

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  • Intro to Banjo - Day 1 of 3
    November 9, 2017
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Intro to Banjo - Day 2 of 3
    November 14, 2017
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Intro to Banjo - Day 3 of 3
    November 16, 2017
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Instructor

You will be in a workshop setting similar to what you might find at an old-time music festival. Our goal is to inspire you to get out to a few festivals and start playing with others! What is Old-Time music? Old-Time music is the genre name given by recordings companies to early string band music (more…)

Learn to Play Rock Riffs by Ear
March 20, 2017

Learn to Play Rock Riffs by Ear

First of all, you are not tone deaf despite what your elementary school music teacher told you. That was where the fear started, and it’s baloney! In this three-day class, we will teach instrumentalists (flutes, saxophones, pianists, tuba players, guitar players, etc.) how to hear and play classic rock riffs. Using basic technology on smartphonesContinue Reading
November 30, 2016

Shape Note Singing

Shape note music is authentic American Roots music with its origins in New England in the mid-1700s. It’s called “shape note” because the note heads are different shapes, an innovation intended to help unschooled singers read the music more easily. This style of singing has a very distinctive old-timey sound, with four-part harmonies, strong rhythms,Continue Reading
November 15, 2016

Learning Folk Guitar

We have a new class open for registration: Learning Folk Guitar! Whether you want to kick-start your fantasy of being a freewheeling 60’s folk-singer, or just hope to become a stronger guitarist for any genre of music, the folk-method can be an empowering approach when applied to learning the guitar. We will be focusing onContinue Reading
November 13, 2016

Learning Folk Guitar

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  • Folk Guitar (Day 1 of 3)
    January 8, 2017
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Folk Guitar (Day 2 of 3)
    January 15, 2017
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Folk Guitar (Day 3 of 3)
    January 22, 2017
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Instructor

Whether you want to kick-start your fantasy of being a freewheeling 60’s folk-singer, or just hope to become a stronger guitarist for any genre of music, the folk-method can be an empowering approach when applied to learning the guitar. We will be focusing (more…)

June 15, 2016

Learn to play old time banjo!

Registration is open for ‘Learn to play old time banjo!’ Want to learn to start playing banjo? This class is for you! Instructor Kyle Ollah is teaching a class for folks with not much (or any) experience playing banjo. Kyle uses a sweet hand-made banjo he received from Charlie Parr, and he has a passionContinue Reading
June 3, 2016

Learn to play old time banjo!

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  • Tuesday, July 12, 6p - 7p
    July 12, 2016
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Wednesday, July 13, 6p - 7p
    July 13, 2016
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Thursday, July 14, 6p - 7p
    July 14, 2016
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Friday, July 15, 6p - 7:30p
    July 15, 2016
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Instructor

Description You will be in a workshop setting similar to what you might find at an old-time music festival. Our goal is to inspire you to get out to a few festivals and start playing with others! Old-Time music is the genre name given by early recordings companies to the early string band music in (more…)

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Duluth Folk School
1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806
(218) 481-7888
info@duluthfolkschool.com

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