Lessons Online

Hundreds of Lessons Online and on DVD

Cathy & Marcy have created hundreds of online lessons and work extensively with both Truefire and Homespun Tapes to help you learn in the comfort of your own home at the time of your choice.

Homespun

Homespun Music Instruction

Book/CD’s, DVDs and Digital Downloads
(available at www.homespun.com)

Learn to Sing Harmony (Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, Robin Williams, Linda Williams)
Get together with friends at parties, picnics and campfires and create harmony parts to your favorite country, bluegrass and folk songs.
Skill Level 1

Learn To Yodel (Cathy Fink, Tod Whittemore)
Learn the powerful singing styles of the great country and western stars. These CDs are great for practicing at home, in the car, or on top of a tall mountain.
Skill Level 1
Includes music and lyrics. With Guests Patsy Montana and Bill Staines

Making and Playing Homemade Instruments (Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer)
All you need are some simple tools, easy-to-find materials, and some creativity and you’re on your way!
Skill Level 1

Old Time Music Party (Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, Bruce Molsky)
Here’s an exciting way to increase your repertoire of old time tunes and gain confidence when you join in the sessions at parties, festivals, camps and other musical events.
Skill Level 2
Includes music and chords. With Bruce Molsky, fiddle; Cathy Fink, banjo; Marcy Marxer, guitar and mandolin; and Joe Fallon, bass

Singing with the Banjo (Cathy Fink)
Songs and Arrangements in Clawhammer Style

Here’s a terrific lesson for banjo players who want to sing and accompany themselves in the clawhammer style. For both basic and accomplished pickers.
Skill Level 2
Includes music and tab.

Slow Jam for Old Time Music (Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, Mark Schatz, Bruce Molsky)
Here’s an exciting way to increase your repertoire of old time tunes and practice up for those inevitable jam sessions at parties, festivals, camps and other musical events.
Skill Level 1
Includes music and chords.

Electric Guitar for Kids – DVD 1 (Marcy Marxer, Pete Kennedy)
Getting Started! 

Here’s the coolest way ever to learn to play an electric guitar! Two-time GRAMMY? winner Marcy Marxer teams up with top studio musician Pete Kennedy to inspire kids and get them off to a great start.
Skill Level 1
Music and Tab available in a PDF file to view or print. WINNER! iParenting Gold Media AwardWINNER! Parent’s Choice Award

Electric Guitar for Kids – DVD 2 (Marcy Marxer & Pete Kennedy)
Really Playing!
Turn it on, tune it up and start playing! Now that all the basics have been covered, it’s time for kids to move on to grooves and techniques that really rock
Skill Level 2
Music and Tab booklet available. WINNER! 2008 iParenting Gold Media AwardWINNER! Parent’s Choice Award

Electric Guitar for Kids – Two DVD Set (Marcy Marxer & Pete Kennedy)
PARENTS’ CHOICE RECOMMENDED! Save when you buy BOTH of these electric guitar electric guitar lessons for kids! This great course by a two-time GRAMMY? winner and a top studio musician will inspire pre-teens and teens to get excited about music and start r
Booklets with Music, Tab and Guitar Chords available. WINNER! 2008 iParenting Gold Media AwardWINNER! Parent’s Choice Award

Guitar Soloing 101 (Marcy Marxer)
An Easy Guide to the Fingerboard
Anyone can learn to solo on the guitar! Even if you’re a novice, as long as you know your basic chords, you can start playing melodies and improvising lead parts.
Skill Level 2
Includes music and tab.

Kids’ Guitar – DVD 1 (Marcy Marxer)
Ten Easy Lessons
With clarity and lots of good humor, noted children’s performer Marcy Marxer teaches basic chords and strums and gets your kids singing some great songs!
Skill Level 1
Includes chords in a PDF file to view or print.

Kids’ Guitar – DVD 2
More Easy Lessons (Marcy Marxer)
If your child is ready to learn more chords, strums and songs, Marcy’s second series of guitar lessons moves to a whole new level.
Skill Level 1
Includes chords in a PDF file to view or print.

Kids’ Guitar – Two-DVD Set (Marcy Marxer)
These two lessons are a great way to get your child into the joys of music. The whole family will be playing and singing together in no time!
Skill Level 1
Booklet with chords and song lyrics available.

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer’s Kids’ Guitar Songbook
This child-friendly, engaging instructional CD and book is specially designed to give your child a repertoire of great songs and new guitar techniques.
Skill Level 2
32-page songbook available in print w/CD.