Owensboro, KY -- It's time for the Fall Semester of the Saturday Lessons Program, Kentucky BlueGrass AllStars! The International Bluegrass Music Museum encourages you to enroll in this exciting and affordable educational program brought to you by your museum. This Semester we will feature a new course called Bluegrass Boot Camp! Classes start next Saturday, October 20.
Attention beginner bluegrass musicians! Never played a bluegrass instrument? Not sure which one you would like best? In this exciting new class, students will be introduced to fiddle, mandolin, banjo, and guitar as well as the history of bluegrass music.
Register now by calling (270) 926-7891. The cost for the Fall Semester is only $35 and, each additional immediate family member can join you for just $15.
The program includes an instrument on loan (the price is the same whether or not you use your own instrument), photocopied instruction materials, as needed and group lessons every other Saturday from October 20 through December 15.
Boot Camp Schedule (Students who are new to the program and are also beginners must enroll in the Bluegrass Boot Camp Course)
9:00 Bluegrass Boot Camp 5 - 9 years
9:00 Bluegrass Boot Camp 10 & up
Standard Lesson Schedule (For students who have taken lessons before)
10:00 Advanced Beginner Fiddle (6 - 9 years)
10:00 Advanced Beginner Mandolin (6 & up)
10:00 Advanced Beginner Guitar (6 - 9 years)
11:00 Advanced Beginner Fiddle (10 & up)
11:00 Advanced Beginner Guitar (10 & up)
11:00 Advanced Beginner Banjo (10 & up)
12:00 Intermediate Fiddle
12:00 Intermediate Guitar
12:00 Intermediate Mandolin
A personal invitation from Educational Director Randy Lanham: "I have the great privilege of putting bluegrass instruments into the hands of students. Thanks to the IBMM many people in the surrounding area get hands on interaction with bluegrass instruments. Thanks for supporting this wonderful education program, I hope you continue to do so. What a great year for teaching bluegrass music!"