Country Music Hall of Fame


Family Program: Beginner Mandolin Workshop

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 01:00pm

Program takes place:

• 1:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. 
• 1:45 p.m.–2:15 p.m.

Originally from Italy, the mandolin is an important instrument in bluegrass and country music. Learn more about the sound and history of the mandolin in this hands-on workshop. Ryan Joseph leads this introductory class that will explore basic chords and strumming techniques, and play a few easy tunes. Joseph is a member of Alan Jackson’s band, contributing fiddle, mandolin, and harmony vocals. Mandolins provided or bring your own.​

This activity takes place in the Museum's Taylor Swift Education Center and is designed for guests ages 7 and up.


Admission is included with Museum ticket* or Museum membership.

*Youth from Davidson and bordering counties may enter the museum free as part of the museum’s Community Counts initiative. Up to two accompanying adults receive 25% off admission. Proof of residency required. For more information, please visit Community Counts or inquire at the museum box office.