Wednesday, November 9
Country Classics for Acoustic Guitar | Bill Ackerbauer, instructor 06:00 PM– 08:00 PM
Where: Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts and Transitions, 2736 State Highway 30, Gloversville, NY 12078
Cost: $25 pre-registration - $35 at door | Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts
In this two-hour workshop, Bill Ackerbauer will teach arrangements of several classic country and bluegrass songs for beginning guitar players. The instruction will start with basic chord progressions in several common keys and introduce flatpicking techniques such as bass runs, turnarounds, intros and endings. Material covered will include songs recorded by Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson and Doc Watson. Bill also will discuss approaches to arranging country songs to suit the singer’s vocal range, as well as ideas about playing with other instrumentalists. This class is open to all and is beginner level. Register: www.pncreativeartscenter.org – or call 661-9932.