Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Online Family Program: Explore The Acoustic Guitar: Mother Maybelle Carter Style | Kids Out and About St. Louis

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Online Family Program: Explore The Acoustic Guitar: Mother Maybelle Carter Style


*The event has already taken place on this date: Sat, 11/14/2020
Join Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum educators virtually for family fun with art, music, storytelling and history programs at 10:30 a.m. Central on Saturday mornings. Free with registration required by 9:00 a.m. on the day of the program.

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Drawing upon the guitar playing of Black American musician Lesley Riddle, Maybelle Carter crafted a style known as the “Carter Scratch,” which became one of the best known and most influential approaches to guitar in country music. In this program, participants will explore the history of Mother Maybelle and The Carter Family—credited with putting country music on the map—and take a virtual look at Maybelle’s 1928 Gibson L-5 acoustic guitar, on display in the museum’s Precious Jewel exhibit. Museum educator Adam Ollendorff will also guide participants through the fundamentals of the “Carter Scratch,” and lead the group in singing “Can the Circle Be Unbroken.” Ollendorff has toured and recorded with Kacey Musgraves and John Oates.

 

Recommended for ages seven and up, but all are welcome. Guardian is required to be present for children under thirteen. Takes place via Zoom. Space is limited. Registration required and closes at 9:00 a.m. the morning of the program. Free.


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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Contact name: 
Family Programs
The event has already taken place on this date: 
11/14/2020
Time: 
10:30-11:30 a.m.