Ukulele master Pops Bayless will be one of the featured instructors at the first January Acoustic Music Workshop & Concert in Kerrville on January 29, 2011. Students of guitar, ukulele, and banjo can sign up for limited seats now through Club Ed at www.clubed.net or by calling 830-895-4386.
Musicians of all levels can build their skills at a new one-day January Acoustic Music Workshop in Kerrville on Saturday January 29, sponsored by Kerrville ISD’s Club Ed and Bob Miller’s Hill Country Acoustic Music Camp.
The workshop will feature three world-class musicians: Alan Munde on Banjo, David Hamburger on Guitar and Pops Bayless on Ukulele. All three play Americana and Roots music ranging from Folk to Blues and Bluegrass.
The Workshop consists of each instructor teaching three classes on Saturday, topped off by an exclusive faculty “House Concert” at the Union Church on the Schreiner University campus.
Alan Munde is a recording artist and author of several instructional publications. He has taught Bluegrass and Country Music at South Plains College in Levelland since 1986. Munde’s Banjo Workshops are – Rolls and how to use them; Chords and how to use them; and Songs & accompaniment styles.
David Hamburger is a renown guitarist who has appeared at Merle Fest and the Kerrville and Philadelphia Folk Festivals, toured with Joan Baez, and performed with the great string players. His guitar, slide guitar and dobro playing can be heard on many albums. David is also a contributing editor to Acoustic Guitar and the author of a dozen books. He will teach Guitar Workshop – Theory; 6 degrees of Travis Picking; and Fingerpicking Blues.
Pops Bayless brings over three decades of performing experience on the ukulele. An accomplished teacher, Pops has presented a myriad of uke-based workshops at different schools and fests across the country including the Augusta Heritage Center, Blue Stone Folk School, Midwest Ukulele Festival, Ukulele Expo, and the Dallas Uke Fest. His Uke Workshops will feature Strums; 3 chord songs; and Chord Shapes.
Workshops will meet at the Kerr Arts & Cultural Center, 228 Earl Garrett St, Kerrville. Class Times are:
Class Period 1, 10:00am to 11:15am
Class Period 2, 1:00pm to 2:15pm
Class Period 3, 2:30pm to 3:45pm
Each class period is $40, or students can sign up for all three workshops by one instructor for a discount price of $100.
The day will be finished with an exclusive “House Concert” featuring all Workshop instructors. The workshop is Saturday evening, January 29, 2011, from 6 – 8 p.m. at Union Church at the corner of Broadway, Water, and Travis Streets in Kerrville. Concert admission is $20, and guests are welcome to bring a snack and beverage to share.
Class sizes are limited. Students can reserve their seats through Club Ed by several methods: