Mandolin

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Tutors
  • Lesley Allton Lesley Allton
  • Nigel 
Gatherer Nigel Gatherer
  • Graham Rorie Graham Rorie

Classes

Lesley Allton

Beginners - with Lesley Allton

Overview

Class Code – MD1

This class is for people with little or no experience of playing Mandolin

You are picking up a Mandolin for the first time and are wishing to start from the very beginning with the basic techniques. Or perhaps you’ve been playing for a little while but want to focus on proper technique.

Class Details

  • Monday 7:30-9:15pm
  • John Wheatley College
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Beginner
Nigel 
Gatherer

Improvers - Hybrid - with Nigel Gatherer

Overview

Class Code – MD2

You’ve done the basics and can play some simple tunes on the Mandolin. You’re now ready to further your technique and repertoire and explore the world of music. Or you’ve completed a Beginners class, but you’re not quite ready to progress to the more Experienced level.

Class Details

  • Monday 7:30-9:15pm
  • John Wheatley College & Online
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Improver
Graham Rorie

Experienced - with Graham Rorie

Overview

Class Code – MD3

This class is for people who have played the mandolin already and are familiar with first position notes and/or tablature and can already play a good few tunes


You will focus on :-

Building confidence in melody playing

Learning by ear (sheet music/tab available). Practice tracks will be made available to encourage this.

Expanding technique through learning a new tune every week, each with its own technical focus  e.g speed training, swing, triplets, hammer-ons, slides, double stops.

expanding chord and rhythm knowledge

plectrum technique

broadening repertoire with tunes from a mixture of backgrounds

Class Details

  • Monday 7:30-9:15pm
  • John Wheatley College
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Experienced
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Membership Fees

Adult Class 1

£70

7 classes per term from 7:30 to 9:15 with a half time break

Additional Class 2

£63

Class 2 fees are for the same person learning more than one instrument in the same term. e.g. Monday Whistle, Wednesday Fiddle

Concession Class 1

£54

Concession fee applies to those in receipt of state pension: students on a recognised full-time education course: and those in receipt of certain state benefits such as Jobseeker’s allowance or Disability Living allowance.

Additional Concession 2

£48

Concession 2 fee, if you qualify for a concession, and take 2 classes in the same term e.g. Monday Whistle, Wednesday Fiddle

Junior Term

£37

Wednesday early evening 1 hour classes – 615-715pm

Member Only

£7

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