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Bill Hussey

Bill Hussey is a Salida resident with a passion for music and education. Bill is classically trained on the violin and a self-taught guitarist, mandolinist, and bassist all of which have been nourished by the vibrant musical community of the upper Arkansas Valley. Bill’s musical interests as well as his styles of teaching and performing include classical, folk (Irish, old time, bluegrass, and country), jazz, and rock. Bill has studied music education under his parents Kevin and Michelle and his sister Kate, all of which are multi-instrumentalists and public school music educators. Bill is currently studying music education under master violinist and 20+ year veteran music teacher Coleman Smith.

Mandolin Workshop: Intermediate – Advanced

Course Description: In this workshop, we will take a look at mandolin techniques, discuss topics of music theory, work on different accompaniment styles, and improvisation. Students will also learn and choose from a variety of pre-prepared songs. It will be a totally interactive experience where students can ask specific questions and everyone will be encouraged to participate and create beautiful music together. This workshop is perfect for intermediate to advanced players looking to gain an understanding on his or her instrument.

What to bring:

  • Instrument
  • Tuner
  • Extra strings
  • Music Stand