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Intermediate Bluegrass Mandolin with Sharon Gilchrist Coming Soon!

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Our popular mandolin teacher adds a second course on Peghead Nation. Sign up for email updates here.

by Dan Gabel
July 19, 2016

Sharon, August 2, 2016

Intermediate Bluegrass Mandolin is now live! Click here!


We're happy to announce that you'll soon be able to study Intermediate Bluegrass Mandolin with Sharon Gilchrist on Peghead Nation. Sharon's Beginning Mandolin course is one of the most popular on the site, and she'll now have a second set of lessons for you to dig into.

In Intermediate Bluegrass Mandolin, you'll learn to play solos on classic songs and tunes using bluegrass mandolin techniques like tremolo, double stops, and more. Sharon also includes some introductory lessons on basic fretting and pick technique, playing bluegrass chords, and more.

Enter your name and email address below for updates about the launch of Intermediate Bluegrass Mandolin with Sharon Gilchrist!

Sharon has performed with Darol Anger, Peter Rowan and Tony Rice Quartet, Uncle Earl, Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands, the Kathy Kallick Band, Bill Evans, and many others. Her playing can be heard on two film shorts that feature her original music: Milagros and La Sevillana as well as Quartet, the Rounder Records release by the Peter Rowan and Tony Rice Quartet. Her latest project is a trio with Peghead Nation instructor and co-founder Scott Nygaard and mandolin master John Reischman, and their first album will be released in September 2016. See the trio play “Sail Away Ladies” below.

Sharon is a widely respected mandolin teacher, with numerous private students. She served as mandolin instructor at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design from 2004 to 2012 and has taught at music camps throughout the US. She earned a bachelor's degree in mandolin performance from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. Sign up below for updates on the launch of Sharon's new course!

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Nov 24, 2020
A great mandolin duet of Sarah Jarosz’s original tune, recorded live at the Marshall Mandolin Summit.

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