SCHEDULE

There are 2 fiddle tunes assigned to learn as homework before arriving.  Big Sciota (in G) (tab link) and St. Anne's Reel (in D) (tab link) will be used for examples to apply concepts taught in class.  

Schedule (subject to change):

Friday, May 11

10:00a-10:15a Orientation, Introductions

10:15a-11:00a Seminar I: Jayme Stone and Wes Corbett

11:00a-12:15p Class A
Creating Your Own Solos (BB)
Two Octave Single String Scales (Wes)
Color Notes and Extended Harmony for Bluegrass, Blues and Jazz (Ben) 

12:15p-1:15p Lunch

1:15p-2:30p Class B
Rice on the Banjo (BB)
Fiddle Tune in 2 Octaves (Wes) 
Musical Ideas from Mali, Sweden, and India (Jayme) 

2:30p-2:45p Coffee Break

2:45p-4:00p Class C
Fun with the Metronome (Jake)
Beyond Diatonic: Musical Approaches to Using Chromatic, Diminished and Other Scales (Jayme) 
Playing Chord Progressions without Shifting Positions (Ben) 

4:00p-5:00 Masterclasses (Bluegrass)

8pm Banjo Summit Faculty Concert (ticket link)
The Artery: 252-254 Linden Street Fort Collins, CO 80524
with Ross Martin, Enion Pelta-Tiller and Eric Thorin
 

Saturday, May 12

10:00a-10:45a Seminar II: Ross Martin and Jake Schepps

11:00a-12:15p Class A
Single String Fiddle Tunes (BB)
Fiddle Tune in 2 Octaves (Wes)  
Modern Single String (Jayme) 

12:15p-1:30p Lunch

1:30p-2:45p Class B
Creating Your Own Solos (BB)
Basics of Samba Rhythms and Brazilian Choro (Jake)
Playing Chord Progressions without Shifting Positions (Ben)  

2:45p-3:00p Coffee Break

3:00p-4:15p Class C
The Magic of JD Crowe (Wes)
Musical Ideas from Mali, Sweden, and India (Jayme)
Playing Rolling Melodies on a Single String (Ben)  

4:15p-5:30p Masterclasses (Fiddle Tunes)

Sunday, May 13

10:00a-10:45a Seminar III: Ben Krakauer and BB Bowness

11:00a-12:15p Class A
The Magic of JD Crowe (Wes)
Playing Rolling Melodies on a Single String (Ben)
Using 3rds and 6ths: Create Instant Solos (Jake)

12:15p-1:15p Lunch

1:15p-2:30p Class B
Two Octave Single String Scales (Wes)
Beyond Diatonic: Musical Approaches to Using Chromatic, Diminished and Other Scales (Jayme)  
Rice on the Banjo (BB)

2:30p-3:45p Class C
Single String Fiddle Tunes (BB)
Modern Single String (Jayme)
Color Notes and Extended Harmony for Bluegrass, Blues and Jazz (Ben)  

4:00-5:15p Masterclasses (Originals Tunes)

5:15p-5:30p Closing Ceremonies