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.

* Tennessee children ages 18 and under from Cheatham, Davidson, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, and Wilson counties receive free museum admission as part of Community Counts: Museum Admission Program for Locals. Up to two accompanying adults receive 25 percent off admission. Proof of residency required. For more information, please visit Community Counts or inquire at the Museum Box Office.