Private lessons & Group Workshops
Mando Montreal is a music school that provides both structured and enjoyable learning and networking environment for the plucked strings instrument aficionados. You will find here an entertaining program of lessons, concerts, workshops & useful articles.
Mando Montreal will be holding it's third annual Classical Mandolin & Guitar Orchestra Workshop this summer. Musicians who are willing to live a unique symphonic musical experience are welcomed to this event.
Mando Montreal's Classical Mandolin & Guitar Workshop 2017 participants will be presenting their acoustic instrumental concert on August 20th. This 10 musicians plucked strings ensemble will perform pieces of a wide variety of musical genres going from baroque, classical, italian neo-romanticism to film music.
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Mandolin & Guitar music
Classical, Jazz and Acoustic guitar or mandolin music fans will find here a friendly atmosphere. The lessons are taught by Jonathan Bélanger, multi-instrumentalist musician with 18 years of experience in music education, live performance & musical composition.
This trilogy remains a model for the composition of learning tools. Alison Stephens composed 18 solos for the mandolin, all of them exquisite pieces, in a large variety of styles, that can very well be used as concert pieces. The cool part is that each piece addresses a specific technique but places it in context.
Tips & Tricks Blog
Mandolin is a pretty nice instrument to strum chords with in popular and folk music. Its high pitch sound matches well the guitar and is ideal to jam with your friends. One problem i find learning from "Mandolin Chord Books" is that they present chords in a very abstract way. For that reason i have developed an easy musical solution.
Diane Dewar is a real music passionate that was looking for group guitar lessons in Montreal a few years ago. Part of my musical landscape for the last 8 years, Diane tells us how her learning experience goes much further.
When Avi Avital came in Montreal for the "Virée Classique OSM 2016", I did not miss the opportunity to contact him for an interview. Not only he gave an outstanding performance, but he did take some private time with me to talk about his projects and the expectations he has in his career.