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.