Saturday Sessions

Saturday Sessions are short workshops offered each Saturday at 11:00 AM on the Folk School Facebook page. Saturday Sessions features instructors from across the country offering instrument, vocal, and dance workshops. Free to join in, no Facebook account necessary.
Sponsored by the Missouri Arts Council.

Upcoming Saturday Sessions

03/06/2021 - Neil Salsich: Jazz for Beginners

03/13/2021 - Andy Novara: Don Reno Banjo Techniques

03/20/2021 - Mark Kilanski: Bluegrass/Old-time Connections for Guitarists


Past Saturday Sessions

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Click on the links below to access individual workshop videos.


Chording Up the Neck w/ Jacob Alspach 

Valentine's Day Serenades w/ Lukas Simpson

Fiddle Bow Rhythm Exercises w/ Amy Alvey 

Race & Heritage in American Music w/ Joe Seamons 

Fiddle Class Preview w/ Betse Ellis 

Old-time Harmonica w/ Willi Carlisle 

The Beatles w/ Neil Salsich 

Frank Wakefield's "New Camptown Races" w/ Andy Novara 

"Blues Stay Away From Me" for guitarists and vocalists w/ Miss Tess 

Up Your Clawhammer Banjo Game w/ Leela Grace

How to Learn a Song w/ Sabra Guzmán 

Playing Chord Progressions and Melodies by Ear w/ Jacob Alspach 

Clawhammer Fundamentals w/ Lukas Simpson

Melodic Improvisation w/ Thomas Bryan Eaton

What's That Tune? w/ Charlie Walden

Jeff City for Mandolin, or How to Get Along with Something You Hate... The Metronome w/ Andrew Morris

Carter Family Harmony Singing Workshop w/ Evie Ladin

Gene Goforth's "Hamilton Ironworks w/ Betse Ellis

Country Rags w/ Aaron Jonah Lewis

Backing Up Tunes and Songs on the Guitar w/ Clarke Wyatt

Open Tunings 101 w/ Neil Salsich

Fiddle Styles for Mandolin w/ Andy Novara

Songs of Utah Phillips w/ Blake Korte

Mississippi Waltz and Roxanna Waltz on the Mandolin w/ Lukas Simpson