Learn to Play the Mandolin


Learn to play and to enjoy music first-hand by discovering the magic of the mandolin.


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MANDOLIN: LEVEL 1

 $139 / Six Classes

Instructor: Mindy Connell

In-person at VPC Campus   

In this class, you will learn and enjoy music first-hand by discovering the magic of the mandolin. In addition to learning about the different types of mandolins, we will discuss music theory as it applies to the instrument learning strums, chords, melodies, and the all important tuning. Mindy takes a professional, creative, and fundamental approach to help beginners understand and experience playing this wonderful instrument.

 Bring your mandalin, pick, tuner, and the book: The Hal Leonard Mandolin Method Book: Only for Beginners Music and Tablature. Available on Amazon.


woman playing mandolin

MANDOLIN: LEVEL 2

Tue., May 3-Jun. 7, 7:15-8:15 pm / $139 / Six Classes 

Instructor: Mindy Connell

In-person at VPC Campus

If you can read treble clef or tab and play a scale or melody, this class is for you.  We will continue discovering and playing the notes on each string and explore chords and double stops, but for the most part we will make music together!  And isn't that the fun part of music anyway?  Mandolin Level 1 is not a prerequisite. Bring your mandolin, pick, tuner, and the book Hal Leonard Man

Bring your mandalin, pick, tuner, and the book: The Hal Leonard Mandolin Method Book: Only for Beginners Music and Tablature. Available on Amazon.

About Your Instructor

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Mindy Connell

Mindy Connel holds a Master's degree in Music Education and was a public school teacher for 20 years. She has played and arranged music for the mandolin for many years and participated in many workshops and jam sessions.

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