Course Details

MUSC 284: American Folk Instruments

Beginning to advanced study of technique and improvisational styles on American folk instruments. Students may study 5-string banjo (bluegrass or clawhammer style), bluegrass guitar, Dobro©, fiddle (violin, viola, cello), bass, ukulele, mandolin, and accordion. The Music Department has a single mandolin, fiddle, banjo, and guitar (and two ukuleles) available for shared use by enrolled students unable to provide their own instruments. Prerequisite: Instructor Permission
2 credits; S/CR/NC; ARP; Offered Fall 2021, Winter 2022, Spring 2022; M. Kreitzer