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The Art of Gourd Banjo Building
Date: Sunday, July 4 - Sunday, July 11, 2021
Subject: Woodworking, Music
Instructor: Jeff Menzies
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Week + Weekend. This class continues through July 11. Create a gourd banjo of your own design with step-by-step guidance. Work with Jamaican goat skin, provided by the instructor who is a Kingston, Jamaica resident. Learn health and safety procedures, instrument design, woodcarving, gourd carving, and tool use. In addition to making your own instrument, you'll also be introduced to the Caribbean and African history of the banjo. No woodworking experience is required. Note: Additional materials fee is estimated at $175. Tuition $898 (Deposit $250)

Tuition: $898.00

To register for this class, please call 1-800-365-5724.

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WITHDRAWAL AND CANCELLATION POLICY
Because of registration costs and other services, including faculty contracts, material acquisitions and housing arrangements, the Folk School is required to charge cancellation fees to students who change their itineraries.
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