Using a watch & do approach, noted banjo builder and teacher Jeff Menzies will guide you step by step as you make the pot, craft the neck, and stretch the skin on a gourd banjo. You don’t need to be a woodworker, or know how to play the banjo to enjoy this week-long workshop. But you will end up with a piece of art of highest quality and warmest feeling- as nice on stage as it is in the living room. In the end, you will leave energized, having spent a week in a beautiful place, with a smile on your face and your own banjo tucked under your arm.
22 – 27 AUGUST 2011
Monday through Saturday
9AM - 5PM // $600
To reserve a spot in this extraordinary six-day class, send your check for $600 to Sylvester Manor, PO Box 2029, Shelter Island, NY 11964. For more information, call (631)749-0626 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tenting on the property (free) and limited Manor accommodations (modest cost) available. Reserve early.