Mandolin Lessons


My coaching on the mandolin includes:

  • plectrum technique
  • reading music (both conventional and tablature notation)
  • the often-used scales in traditional music
  • arpeggio’s
  • reading and playing chord progressions
  • ‘ordinary’ chords (utilizing open strings)
  • Bluegrass-style chords (fingering all 4 strings)
  • Jazz chords
  • tremolo technique
  • Bluegrass-style rhythm technique
  • Bluegrass-style solo’s
  • instrumental folk music repertoire (South & North American, Celtic and W. European)
  • song accompaniment
  • writing melody lines
  • general music theory