If you want to learn to play the banjo – if you want to play “Scruggs style” – this is your chance to get started! Join us for Intro to Banjo – Scruggs Style. If you think you want to learn but you don’t even have a banjo yet, don’t let that stop you! The Center has a limited number of student models available for use in the workshop. (Fee is $10 non-members/$5 members) RESERVE a banjo.
Darin Aldridge will lead the workshop. Darin and wife Brooke have received multiple nominations from the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA), the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America (SPGBMA) and Inspirational Country Music (ICM). The music video “Wildflower” is being featured on CMT and CMT Edge and GAC. Their TV appearances include PBS, Great American Gospel, The Bluegrass Road, Presley’s Country Jubilee, RFD-TV, Rural-TV, Daystar Network, Blue Highways TV, Song of the Mountains and Music City Roots.
Darin spent 6 years as a member of the acclaimed County Gentleman and is a highly sought-after multi-instrumentalist. Darin has a music studio where he teaches lessons on a number of instruments, including banjo! His easygoing style will put any beginner at ease while helping you grasp the basics needed for banjo. REGISTER for Intro to Banjo-Scruggs Style.