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Jan
20
Wed
2021
Quilts and the Stories They Tell Exhibit through March 12 @ Sandy Spring Museum
Jan 20 – Mar 12 all-day

Cathy is featured in her first quilt exhibit along with her teacher, Lauren Kingsland and the Uhuru Quilters Guild at the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring, MD. Register free for a safe visit to this exquisite exhibit.

 

Mar
9
Tue
2021
Beginner Ukulele Ensemble @ ZOOM ONLINE
Mar 9 @ 6:00 PM – Apr 13 @ 6:00 PM

Beginners Ukulele Ensemble – Marcy Marxer

This Ensemble Group is a 6 week ZOOM Class.  We’ll play and sing focusing on Left and Right Hand Skills, Timing and Tone.  Each song will have a Chord Chart, Chord Diagrams, Lyrics and a Rhythm Track for Play-Along Practice.

Use the Play-Along track to make a video of of yourself playing each song and I’ll compile them into a Group Performance piece for you to share with friends, family and online.

To avoid copyright issues all songs will be in the Public Domain.

Intermediate Ukulele Ensemble with Marcy @ ZOOM ONLINE
Mar 9 @ 7:30 PM – Apr 13 @ 7:30 PM

This Intermediate Ensemble Group is a 6 week ZOOM Class on Tuesday nights from 7:30pm-8:45pm Eastern time. .  We’ll play and sing focusing on building Left and Right Hand Skills, Timing and Tone with a wide array of songs and easy instrumentals.  Each song will have a Chord Chart, Chord Diagrams, Lyrics and a Rhythm Track for Play-Along Practice.

Use the Play-Along track to make a video of of yourself playing each song and I’ll compile them into a Group Performance piece for you to share with friends, family and online.

To avoid copyright issues all songs will be in the Public Domain.

Mar
14
Sun
2021
Carter Family Guitar with Cathy Fink @ ZOOM ONLINE
Mar 14 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Carter Family Guitar with Cathy Fink

An introduction to Maybelle Carter’s iconic style that incorporates simultaneous lead an rhythm with her “Carter Scratch.”

We will learn the basic Carter Scratch with thumb pick and index fingers of right hand, or you can play with a flat pick. Then we’ll approach Maybelle’s accessible method of playing lead and rhythm at the same time on the infamous “Wildwood Flower.”

Requirement: Best suited for guitarists who can fluidly change between C-F-G and G-C-D, regardless of right hand style.

RHYTHM, TONE & TECHNIQUE FOR ACOUSTIC GUITAR with Cathy @ ZOOM ONLINE
Mar 14 @ 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

RHYTHM, TONE & TECHNIQUE FOR ACOUSTIC GUITAR

Up Your Rhythm Guitar Game with Cathy Fink

The rhythm guitar is the whole band for soloists and the anchor for band members. This class is designed to help you up your rhythm guitar playing for timing, tone and improved technique. Cathy will demonstrate some best practices and ideas, and for those interested in playing on screen in the zoom lesson, will help guitarists identify what they can improve and how they might do that with constructive ideas that help the whole class.

Mar
20
Sat
2021
Walnut Valley Festival Online Workshops – Cathy Teaches Banjo for Guitar Players @ Walnut Valley Festival Online Workshops
Mar 20 @ 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Walnut Valley Festival Online Workshops – Marcy Marxer Teaches Western & Western Swing Ukuelele @ Walnut Valley Festival Online Workshops
Mar 20 @ 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Walnut Valley Online Workshops – Cathy & Marcy Family Sing-Along @ Walnut Valley Festival Online Workshops
Mar 20 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Walnut Valley Online Workshops – Cathy Teaches Clawhammer for Beginning Banjo
Mar 20 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Walnut Valley Festival Online Workshops – Marcy Marxer Teaches Roy Smeck’s Uke Version of Bye Bye Blues @ Walnut Valley Festival Online Workshops
Mar 20 @ 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Mar
21
Sun
2021
Walnut Valley Festival Online Workshops – Cathy Teaches Banjo for Intermediate Players @ Walnut Valley Festival Online Workshops
Mar 21 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Walnut Valley Online Workshops – Cathy & Marcy Family Sing-Along #2 @ Walnut Valley Festival Online Workshops
Mar 21 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Apr
9
Fri
2021
Menucha Virtual Ukulele Band Camp @ Virutal via Menucha Retreat and Conference Center
Apr 9 – Apr 11 all-day
Cathy teaches Swing It! and Clawhammer Ukulele in GCEG tuning
Marcy teaches The Girl From Ipanema and Nuages
Apr
15
Thu
2021
Fiddle Hell Online @ Virtual Fiddle Hell
Apr 15 – Apr 18 all-day

Visit https://fiddlehell.org for tickets and more information.

Apr
16
Fri
2021
Ola Belle Reed Song Writer’s Workshop @ Ashe County Arts Council Virtual
Apr 16 – Apr 18 all-day
Apr
23
Fri
2021
Ola Belle Reed Virtual Song Writer’s Retreat @ Ashe County Arts Council Virtual
Apr 23 – Apr 25 all-day
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