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    Beginner Banjo - Fingerpicking

    Hey there little lion man or little lion woman! Want to learn how to play the banjo using the fingerpicking style? Yes -- the banjo: that different sounding instrument you heard in your favorite alternative rock or bluegrass song, where you thought, "huh, wait WHAT is that sound? I freakin' love that sound!!" Here's your chance to learn it using the fingerpicking style! With Jalopy Theatre, learn how to play fingerpicking patterns, banjo tuning, three chords, a simple yet beautiful melody, songs in the fingerpicking tradition, and the basics of playing along with others. Do it my fellow banjo lover, go get your Earl Scruggs on!
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    Beginner Banjo - Fingerpicking

    315 Columbia St, Brooklyn

    • Learn the basics of banjo fingerpicking, patterns, tuning, and three chords
    • Play a melody on the banjo by ear and tab notation
    • Receive resources helpful for learning in real settings
    • No experience necessary
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    Beginner Banjo - Clawhammer

    Hey there little lion man or little lion woman! Want to learn how to play the banjo? Yes, the banjo: that different sounding instrument you heard in your favorite alternative rock or bluegrass song, where you thought, "huh, wait WHAT is that sound? I freakin' love that sound!!" Here's your chance to learn it! Discover the banjo using the clawhammer, the legendary down-picking style used in Old-Time music. You'll also get to practice written tablature and ear training, while receiving a basic foundation in this unique instrument. Do it my fellow banjo lover, go get your Neil Young on!
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    Beginner Banjo - Clawhammer

    315 Columbia St, Brooklyn

    • Learn the basics of clawhammer style banjo, used in Old-Time music
    • Explore the techniques as you learn to play a tune
    • Become acquainted with written tablature and ear training
    • No experience necessary
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    Beginner Fiddle

    Here's an interesting fact: playing a fiddle is even more fun than saying the word "fiddle." Fiddling, however, is the act of playing a fiddle instrument, a member of the viol family. During this basic introduction, you'll learn the fundamental techniques of playing the fiddle, including how to play major scales and basic "fiddle" rhythms. This class is perfect for beginners because it's taught completely by ear! Express your creativity, learn the basics, and who knows, maybe play a love song for the world.
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    Beginner Fiddle

    315 Columbia St, Brooklyn

    • Explore the fundamental techniques of playing the fiddle
    • Learn to play major scales and how to play a basic "fiddle"rhythm
    • Discover how to play classic fiddle tunes completely by ear
    • No experience necessary
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    Beginner Ukulele

    Whenever you hear a ukulele being strummed, doesn't it make you just want to jump up and blurt out "Yodel-Ay-Hee-Hoo!" Alright, maybe not all the time, but it definitely makes you want to learn it. With Jalopy Theatre, you will get the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of playing the ukulele, and gain insight into forming chord shapes, playing melodies, tuning, and rhythm. This introductory class is great for beginners, with absolutely no musical background required. Embrace the ukulele, and play that distinct sound the world can't help but adore.
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    Beginner Ukulele

    315 Columbia St, Brooklyn

    • Learn the fundamentals of playing the ukulele
    • Gain knowledge on forming chord shapes, playing melodies, tuning, and rhythm
    • Explore playing multiple songs in different styles
    • No experience necessary
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    Beginner Mandolin

    Obtain all the necessary skills and techniques for playing the mandolin in this introductory class. As you begin your journey into one of the finest instruments to date, you'll be introduced to forming chord shapes, playing melodies, tuning, and rhythm. Embrace the instrument that's been made famous for being used in many romantic Italian concertos. Because of its beautiful sound, the mandolin can always be found in country music, folk music, and bluegrass. Begin your musical journey now and discover a hidden talent you never knew you had.
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    Beginner Mandolin

    315 Columbia St, Brooklyn

    • Learn the basic fundamentals of playing the mandolin
    • Gain knowledge in forming chord shapes, playing melodies, tuning, and rhythm
    • Explore playing multiple songs in different styles
    • No experience necessary
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    Ukulele Jam Time

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    Everyone loves the ukulele; now you can easily learn to play it! Learn how to play fun songs and exciting riffs. Learn simple strums and finger-picking, as well as basic music theory including, pitch, rhythm, time and harmony. It's a great way for you to express your creativity in a musical way. You will be taught by a multi-instrumentalist experienced in a variety of world music styles. This class will provide you with new ways to gain depth into musical knowledge and expand your musical prowess. Come learn what it means to master this tiny but beautifully unique instrument!
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    Ukulele Jam Time

    102-02 Metropolitan Ave, Forest Hills

    • Enjoy an instructed group class of exciting and fun ukulele playing
    • Learn the simple strums, riffs, and finger-picking techniques
    • Express yourself by learning and playing your favorite tunes on this eclectic instrument
    • Grow as a musician with the help of an instructor and fellow classmates
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