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So You’ve Always Wanted to Play the Violin
February 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Sunday, repeating until April 9, 2017
Class Description: It’s never too late to start playing an instrument! geared toward adult beginners, this class will cover the basics of violin playing. We will learn to tune and hold the instrument, produce a good sound, and play simple scales and songs in a fun, supportive environment. Students will leave the class with a solid foundation for further study and a new way to express themselves through music. The ability to read music, while helpful, is not required; all levels of musical experience are welcome.
About the instructor: Lysander Jaffe is a violinist, violist and vocalist based in Cambridge. During his time at William College, he received his classical training from Ahling Neu at Williams College, Played in the Berkshire Symphony, and participated in the Manchester Music Festival’s Young Artists program. After graduating in 2014, He moved to Boston and joined Palavar Strings, a musician-led chamber orchestra. He has also been on several European tours with Northern Harmony, studied with masters of traditional music Eastern Europe, and launched folk projects including Balkan Mind Meld, Trio Culomba, and Sopeli.
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