Bear Festival Again Offers Master Classes

DATE: Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 12:30pm and 2pm
LOCATION: Vickery House, 202 Vickery Drive, 4 blocks down West Main St. from the Square

The 2014 Bear on the Square Master Classes will be held Sunday, April 27, in the Historic Vickery House, home of the Georgia Appalachian Studies Center of the University of North Georgia.

The Master Classes are taught by some of today's most sought after professional musicians and instructors who bring with them a wealth of knowledge and experience that they will share with their students. From these intensive, concise and hands-on classes, students will come away with new skills and knowledge that they can instantly use in their own playing. 

Old-Time Fiddle Master Class with John Grimm

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 12:45pm to 2:45pm

Old-Time Fiddle
John Grimm, Instructor

Advanced beginner/intermediate level

Are you ready to advance your knowledge of old-time fiddling? This class is designed to help you do just that. We will focus on giving the intermediate fiddler the instruction to not only play the melody but to also work on the the bowing rhythm and technique. 

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Old-Time Rhythm Guitar Master Class

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 12:45pm to 2:45pm

Old-Time Rhythm Guitar
Pat Shields, Instructor

Advanced beginner/ intermediate level

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Tony Rice Style Bluegrass Guitar Master Class

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 12:45pm to 2:45pm

Tony Rice Syle Bluegrass Guitar
Curtis Jones, Instructor

Advanced beginner/intermediate skill level

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Old-Time Clawhammer Banjo Master Class

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 12:45pm to 2:45pm

Old-Time Clawhammer Banjo
Tom Ryan, Instructor

Advanced beginner/intermediate level

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