Kiwigrass Academy – Program

Program

Instrument tuition

  • Fiddle
  • Banjo
  • Bass
  • Guitar
  • Mandolin

Elective classes

  • Harmony singing
  • Band dynamics
  • Working a single mic
  • Song arrangements
  • Instrumental arrangements
  • Songwriting
  • How to be a good band member
  • Band management
  • Audio and PA techniques

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). Bluegrass Parkway and 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
  • Matt Witler – mandolin
  • Gabe Hirshfeld – banjo

Bluegrass Parkway

  • Paul Duff – mandolin
  • Maria Duff – bass/fiddle
  • Additional assistance from Mick O’Neill (banjo)

AJ Lee and Blue Summit (Thursday only)

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

Additional tutors

  • Paul Trenwith – Banjo
  • Nat Torkington – Banjo

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