Mandolin Left Hand Technique (Advanced)
Achille & Nicola Bocus

Achille and Nicola will show you techniques for coordinating the four fingers of the left hand and playing in every key. The technique is based on scales and their movement on the fretboard. No reading ability is required.

Both Achille and Nicola have taught Italian and classical mandolin in the Bay Area for several years, and are directors of the San Francisco Mandolin Orchestra. Achille recently moved from Milan where he conducted the Milan Plucked String Orchestra and was an orchestral Double Bass player. Achille and Nicola perform with the ensemble group Mandolini Graziosi and are working on a recording of Baroque concertos including Vivaldi's famous concerto for four violins played on mandolins.

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