Fiddle, Bluegrass, Levels 2/3

Instructor(s): 
Nate Lee

Want to gain the skills you need to successfully play in jam sessions and bands? In this class you will learn kickoffs, melody, fills, chords, backup skills, endings, and more! You will also learn about technique, tone, taste, and everything else you need to start reaching your goals as a musician and play well with others.

You'll receive step-by-step instructions, a detailed practice plan, and the support you need to practice and play the music of your dreams. Come learn how to practice effectively and play better in a fun, encouraging atmosphere!

Prerequisites:

  • Some jamming experience
  • Be able to play 10+ tunes or songs at medium tempo without stopping
  • Basic understanding of bow and fingering technique
  • Be experienced with double stops or willing to try
  • Have a positive attitude about learning 

About Nate Lee

Nate Lee is an International Bluegrass Music Association award-winning instrumentalist and renowned teacher of private lessons and music camps. His musical journey started at the age of eight when he got his first fiddle, and that path led him through countless lessons and music camps—and eventually to an intense study of bluegrass music at the college level and a degree in Commercial Music. While attending the Bluegrass & Country Music Program at South Plains College, Nate joined the Alan Munde Gazette. He toured with the band for six years and played fiddle on their second release, Made To Last. After moving to Nashville in 2012, Nate toured with Irene Kelley, Town Mountain, and the Jim Hurst Trio. In 2017, Nate joined the award-winning Becky Buller Band as their mandolin player and twin fiddler.

​Although Nate is in demand on stage and in the studio, his first love and finest skill is teaching. With more than seventeen years of experience as a teacher and workshop instructor, Nate has gained a loyal following of students who enjoy his comprehensive teaching methods and relaxed, encouraging demeanor. Nate doesn’t just teach you a song; he teaches you how to play melody, chords, improvise, and groove on that song. With an affinity for turning beginners into jammers, and jammers into professionals, Nate has developed a curriculum that teaches you to play well with others and become the player you’ve always wanted to be!

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