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Beginner’s Mandolin – Including strumming & reading music

A Friendly Approach, breaking down how to read tunes and play them as well as how to accompany using chords
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 51m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

Table of contents


This course is intended to get you playing your mandolin as soon as possible and most importantly, enjoying it!
We will cover:
•How to play Chords
•How to read music in the form of tab (also known as tablature)
•How to read rhythms, using mnemonics to unlock them
•How to play specific songs, such as Molly Malone & Skip To My Lou

By the end of this course you should be able to play at least one tune that you feel proud of and it is my intention that you will feel like you have all the tools necessary to develop your skills on the mandolin further.

If you have any questions please message

Remember: Walk before you can run and slow and steady wins the race!

You will learn

✓ Chords, C G, A, D on a Mandolin
✓ How to read music in the form of Tab
✓ How to play in different times using time signatures
✓ How to decode rhythms
✓ A selection of songs on Mandolin


• Have a Mandolin
• Know How to Tune Your Mandolin

This course is for

• Beginner Mandolin Players
Music Tutor
I’m a professional singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and music tutor. I’ve been tutoring for over 12 years and have taught students of all ages and abilities.

I am a trained Music Teacher, holding a PGCE in Music Secondary as well as a BA (Hons), Silver Arts Award, Grade 5 Classical Singing and Grade 7 Music Theory.

I have also released seven albums independently (of original music) which you can listen to and purchase online via Spotify, Googleplay, Itunes and Amazon Music.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 51m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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