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Guitar Workshop with Award-Winning Instructor Allen Shadd

July 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Saturday, July 13  |  1:00pm – 3:00pm

Ages 15-18: $15

Ages 18+: $25

Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced


In this two-hour-long workshop, students will learn about adding skills that build on their current playing level, how to start and build a solo, how to make the most of practice time, as well as cover some of the fundamentals often overlooked or forgotten by players as they progress.


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Instructor Bio:


Allen is a three-time National Flatpicking champion, winning his most recent title in 2019. He is also a three-time Wayne Henderson guitar competition champion, as well as Merlefest champion, Rockygrass champion and many other state and regional titles that are among his awards. Although he has excelled in his contest endeavors, he is equally at home performing  workshops and concerts. He has performed or recorded with many artists, including Tom T. Hall, Claire Lynch, Jimmy Fortune, John Cowan, Peter Rowan, David Grier, Norman Blake, Barry Lee Harwood, T. Michael Coleman, Darin and Brooke Aldridge and many more.


Allen was born and raised in north Florida and lived there over 40 years until moving to the Carolinas in 2005 where he has resided since.


July 13
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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