Kiwigrass Academy 2020 Program

Instrument tuition

  • Fiddle
  • Banjo
  • Bass
  • Guitar
  • Mandolin

Elective classes

  • Harmony singing
  • Dynamics
  • Duet Singing
  • Song arrangement
  • Instrumental arrangements
  • Songwriting
  • Setting up and caring for your instrument
  • Introduction to being a luthier
  • Working a single mic

Program content and schedule may be refined and updated.

Kiwigrass Academy overview.

Schedule

Check-in from 2pm Tuesday

Wednesday and Thursday Morning:

  • Breakfast
  • 1 hour tuition – your instrument
  • 1 hour elective lesson

Wednesday and Thursday Afternoon:

  • 1 hour tuition – your instrument
  • 1 hour elective lesson
  • 45 minute master class for all attendees sharing stories and insights from our guests.

Wednesday and Thursday Evening:

  • Wednesday evening concert (optional). Lonely Heartstring Band.
  • Thursday evening concert (optional). AJ Lee and Blue Summit.

Tutors

Lonely Heartstring band

  • George Clements – guitar
  • Patrick M’Gonigle – fiddle
  • Charles Clements – bass
  • Maddie Witler – mandolin
  • Gabe Hirshfeld – banjo

AJ Lee and Blue Summit

  • AJ Lee – Mandolin
  • Jesse Fichman – Guitar
  • Sully Tuttle – Guitar
  • Jan Purat -Fiddle
  • Chad Bowen – Bass

Additional tutors

  • Paul Trenwith – Banjo

 

Kiwigrass is produced with the support of:
 
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and in association with :
 
 
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