Ready to stop strumming and start fingerpicking? This workshop is geared towards folks with some playing experience who want to learn how to play “fingerstyle”. Students should have knowledge of first position chords (C,A,G,E,D,F,Am,Dm,Em) and basic rhythmic strumming. You will learn how to play fingerstyle arrangements of songs in bluegrass, celtic, country, folk, gospel, rock, blues and jazz styles. We’ll start with the basics in arpeggio and Travis picking patterns and move on to basic chord melody. You’ll get tips and techniques for playing bass lines and melodies at the same time. You’ll get easy to understand tablature and notation for all the arrangements. Songs will be derived from both traditional and contemporary sources. Please bring an acoustic guitar.