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Workshop: Bill Evans - Banjo
First Church of Christ, Scientist
Victoria, BC
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Workshop: Bill Evans - Banjo
Bill is staying over an extra day in Victoria so he can lead a workshop on the night before his concert. This is a rare chance to learn from a legendary master - player, stylist and teacher - of the banjo. He will teach a 2-hour session for all students at all levels.

This is a hands-on, "bring your banjo and let's pick" event with topics designed for beginning, intermediate and advanced banjo players. Tab examples will be presented in all sessions.

Bill Evans is an internationally-known five-string banjo life force. As a performer, teacher, writer, scholar and composer, he brings a deep knowledge, intense virtuosity and contagious passion to all things banjo, with thousands of music fans and students from all over the world in a career that spans over 35 years. In the last two years, Bill has performed all across North America, Canada, England, Russia and Germany and has appeared with the San Francisco Symphony and on A Prairie Home Companion.

His book Banjo For Dummies, is the world's most widely read book on the instrument and his 2012 CD In Good Company charted #1 on the Roots Music Report Folk and Bluegrass Charts and the Folk DJ-List charts.

Over a forty year performing career, Bill has played with David Grisman, Peter Rowan, David Bromberg, Dry Branch Fire Squad, Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard, Tony Trischka, and Jody Stecher, and many others.  He has produced numerous instructional DVDs/books for Mel Bay, AcuTab, Homespun Tapes and the Murphy Method.

Location

First Church of Christ, Scientist (View)
1205 Pandora St
Victoria, BC V8V 3R3
Canada

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Categories

Education > Workshops
Music > Americana
Music > Bluegrass

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact

Owner: Victoria Bluegrass Association
On BPT Since: Feb 11, 2014
 
Victoria Pang
president@victoriabluegrass.ca
victoriabluegrass.ca
 


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