An Average Day

An Average Day at a Mandolin Convention

9:00 a.m.—6:00 p.m.Vendor Area open

8:30 a.m.—9:45 a.m. Separate sectional Rehearsals for M1, M2, Mandolas, Mandocellos & Guitars

10:00 a.m.—11:15 a.m. Workshops: (Choose one)

Basic Technique with Carlo Aonzo  (

Guitar Technique with Rene Izquierdo

Mandocello Technique with Dave Betts

Telemann & the Mandolin Revisited with John Goodin

11:45 a.m.—1:15 p.m. Open Mic (get a group together, go on stage and play a tune, while   everyone else eats a bag lunch)

1:30 p.m.—2:45 p.m.Workshops: (Choose one)

Tremolo with Tamara Volskaya

Sight Reading with Toni Nigrelli

How Your Mandolin Makes Sound with Dave Cohen (luthier)

3:00 p.m.—5:30 p.m.En Masse Orchestra Rehearsal

8:00 p.m.—10:00 p.m. Concert at Hotel (performances by Guest Artists)

10:00 p.m.—??? Late Night Jamming or Sight Reading (sometimes 2-3 different groups going)

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