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  • Did you get a mandolin for Christmas? Are you a mandolin player who is struggling to gain traction and advance with the instrument? Right this way!

    Designed for folks who have never played the mandolin or are just beginning. This workshop will focus on technique, reading tablature, rhythm, chords, melody and the necessary tools that accompany folk, bluegrass and swing music. Charts will be provided in notation and tablature. The workshop is taught by Michigan’s own Brian Oberlin; a seasoned and professional mandolinist and educator for over 20 years. www.mandoberlin.com

    Brian is teaching monthly workshops through the spring here at Elderly. If you would like to advance your playing, do not miss this opportunity to study with one of the instrument's leading lights. 
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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, as well as IBMA Momentum Award Winning band Full Cord Bluegrass) 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.

Beginner Mandolin Workshop | Jan 21 | 11am

SKU: OBERLIN-BEGINNER-JAN

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Did you get a mandolin for Christmas? Are you a mandolin player who is struggling to gain traction and advance with the instrument? Right this way!

Designed for folks who have never played the mandolin or are just beginning. This workshop will focus on technique, reading tablature, rhythm, chords, melody and the necessary tools that accompany folk, bluegrass and swing music. Charts will be provided in notation and tablature. The workshop is taught by Michigan’s own Brian Oberlin; a seasoned and professional mandolinist and educator for over 20 years. www.mandoberlin.com

Brian is teaching monthly workshops through the spring here at Elderly. If you would like to advance your playing, do not miss this opportunity to study with one of the instrument's leading lights. 
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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, as well as IBMA Momentum Award Winning band Full Cord Bluegrass) 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.