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ABC 2020 Online Concert

Like so many other events, ABC had to cancel our 2020 camp due to the danger posed by the Covid 19 pandemic. To mark the occasion that ABC would have taken place we will sponsor an online concert featuring our 2020/2021 faculty and share via Zoom.com on Sunday evening, Sept. 13. Prior to the concert we are planning a short "Early-Bird" meet-and-greet and a Q & A session featuring various instructors; anyone who signs up for the concert can participate in the Q&A at no extra charge as well as the Early-Bird Social (half) Hour. Here are the details.

4:00 - 4:30 PDT. Early Bird Social (Half) Hour - See who else arrived early and say hello!

4:30 – 5:20 PDT Pre-Concert Q & A; Ask the Performers

5:30 – 8:00 PDT All Star Concert; bluegrass & old-time banjo, as well as guitar, mandolin, . . .

Admission. $20 per computer or cellphone (see instructions below ).

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Concert Participants:

Bluegrass Banjo: Greg Cahill, Gina Furtado, Alan Munde, and Jeff Scroggins

Old Time Banjo: Ken Perlman, Lukas Pool, and Riley Baugus

Other Instruments: Orville Johnson (guitar), Peter Langston (fretted instruments), and Tristan Scroggins (mandolin)

CONCERT ORDER
5:30 PDT Gina Furtado
5:45 PDT Ken Perlman
6:00 PDT Greg Cahill
6:15 PDT Riley Baugus
6:30 PDT Alan Munde
6:45 PDT Tristan Scroggins
7:00 PDT Orville Johnson
7:15 PDT Lukas Pool
7:30 PDT Peter Langston
7:45 PDT Jeff Scroggins

To attend the concert click here for the concert sign-up page and follow the instructions there. Once you've signed up the Zoom link for the concert will be emailed to you in the week before the concert.

Click here to get a concert ticket.


ABC Online Classes

Beginning in mid-September, ABC will sponsor a series of classes conducted by our 2020/2021 Faculty in topics relating to bluegrass banjo, old-time banjo and other instruments featured at ABC, namely bass, guitar, fiddle and mandolin. Classes will be one hour and fifteen minutes in length, and will be broadcast over zoom. There will be opportunities to ask questions and – to some extent - for instructors to monitor student progress individually. Sign up for one class or take in a series. Our schedule of classes (with instructors and projected skill levels) will appear here shortly.


Please feel free to ask any questions about these new programs. We're finding ways to share and teach traditional music despite the limitations of the coronavirus pandemic, and we're happy to share what we've found. Email is welcome 24 hours a day (and may be answered at the strangest hours!) and phone questions are welcome in the afternoons and evenings. See the Contact Us page.


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