Brian Oberlin Mandolin Workshop: Swing, Improvisation and Classical

When: November 17, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Venue : Elderly Instruments, 1100 North Washington, Lansing MI 48906


Brian Oberlin Mandolin Workshop: Swing, Improvisation and Classical

Advanced mandolin techniques and concepts from one of the world's top players!

 

Saturday, Nov. 17
2 - 4pm
Location: Elderly Instruments
Cost: $40

 

Register for this class here!

 

(Intermediate level) — Students will attain newfound knowledge on chord movement, theory, musicianship and improvisation for Swing mandolin. An introductory lesson on Italian Mandolin techniques will be covered as well. Charts will be provided in notation and tablature.

 

Brian Oberlin is an internationally acclaimed mandolin player and educator. During his decades long professional career, Brian has been playing swing, bluegrass, and Italian classical as a solo mandolinist and vocalist. Along with the myriad of award-winning bands (GER Mandolin Orchestra with Mike Marshall and Twin Mandolin Slingers with Evan J. Marshall) and ensembles he has collaborated with throughout the United States and Europe, Brian is also the founder and director of the River of the West Mandolin Camp, the Great Lakes Mandolin Camp, and the Oregon Mandolin Orchestra. Brian was a top ten finalist at the 2013 Telluride Troubadour Contest, an instructor/performer at the 2012, 2013, and 2017 International Mandolin Academy in Italy, a featured soloist at the 2014 EuroFest Plucked String Festival in Bruchsal, Germany, and a featured soloist at the 2015 Mandolin Upgrade festival in Berlin, Germany. When he is not performing, Brian teaches music to children and adults at art centers, cultural events, festivals, camps, music schools and academies.

 

Register for this class here!