School of Banjo Curriculum

Level 1: Beginner

Title:
Welcome
Holding The Banjo
Tuning Part 1
Tuning Part 2: Fun With Tuning
Intro to Chords G C D7
This Little Light of Mine
Right Hand Position Part 1
Right Hand Position Part 2
Reading Tablature
Ode to Joy Part 1
Ode to Joy Part 2
Alternating Thumb Roll Exercises
Forward Roll: Boil Them Cabbage Down
Mixed Rolls Part 1: Boil Them Cabbage Down
Mixed Rolls Part 2: Boil Them Cabbage Down
The Slide: Boil Them Cabbage Down
How to Practice
Osborne Roll Part 1: The F Chord - Boil Them Cabbage Down
Osborne Roll Part 2: Fingering
Osborne Roll Part 3: Sourwood Mountain
Rolling Backup
D Chord
Finger Picks
Michael Row the Boat Ashore
The Watermill
Call For Videos
Separation of Notes Part 1
Separation of Notes Part 2
Hitting the Head with the Picks
Playing with Others Part 1
Playing with Others Part 2: Beginning Back-up
Playing with Others Part 3
Using the Capo Part 1
Using the Capo Part 2
Metronome
Beginning Hammer-Ons Part 1
Beginning Hammer-Ons Part 2: Shady Grove
Beginning Hammer-Ons Part 3: Mole in the Ground
Tone
Pull-Offs Part 1
Pull-Offs Part 2: 3-2
Pull-Offs Part 3: The Old Cat Died
Choking the 2-3 Slide
John Hardy Part 1: Playing the Syllables
John Hardy Part 2: Tag Ending
John Hardy Part 3: Alternate Chorus
John Hardy Part 4: Backup
Finding the Melody: When the Saints Go Marching In - Part 1
Finding the Melody: When the Saints Go Marching In - Part 2
Record Yourself
Up the Neck Part 1: Boil Them Cabbage Down
Up the Neck Part 2: Skip to My Lou
Up the Neck Part 3: Call for Videos
Changing a String
Working on Speed
Roll with No Name Part 1
Roll with No Name Part 2
Roll with No Name Part 3: "A" Part Variation

Level 2: Intermediate

Title:
Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms Part 1
Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms Part 2
Harmonics
Grandfather's Clock Part 1
Grandfather's Clock Part 2
Bridge Placement
Endings
Fancier Backup Part 1
Fancier Backup Part 2
Fancier Backup Part 3
Fancier Backup Part 4
Fancier Backup Part 5
Fancier Backup Part 6
Don't Get Trouble in Your Mind: More Key of C
3-0-2 Lick/Black Mountain Rag Part 1
3-0-2 Lick/Black Mountain Rag Part 2
Intermediate Hammer-Ons Part 1
Intermediate Hammer-Ons Part 2
Lonesome Road Blues
Happy Birthday (Key of G)
Transposing 1: I'll Fly Away (Key of G)
Transposing 2: I'll Fly Away (Key of C)
Transposing 3: I'll Fly Away (Key of D)
Sally Goodin Position - Part A
Sally Goodin Position - Part B
Developing Scruggsy Solos Part 1
Developing Scruggsy Solos Part 2
Worried Man Blues
Worried Man Blues: Up the Neck
Sandy Boys
Sitting On Top of the World
Sitting On Top of the World - Up the Neck: Part 1
Sitting On Top of the World - Up the Neck: Part 2
Scruggsy Improvisation Part 1
Scruggsy Improvisation Part 2
Little Rabbit
Melodic Style Part 1: Devil's Dream
Melodic Style Part 2
Melodic Style Part 3: Boil Them Cabbage Down
Melodic Style Part 4: Sandy River Belle
Melodic Style Part 5: Sore Fingers Hornpipe 1
Melodic Style Part 6: Sore Fingers Hornpipe 2
Melodic Style Part 7: Black Mountain Rag
Melodic Style: Skip to My Lou (Key of C)
Redwing
Redwing: Melodic Style
More Metronome Work
D Tuning Part 1
D Tuning Part 2: Hand Me Down My Walking Cane
D Tuning Part 3: Soldier's Joy 1
D Tuning Part 4: Soldier's Joy 2
Theory - Scales
Theory - Chords
Theory - Major Chords
Theory - Minor Chords
E Minor Part 1: Pretty Polly (Down the Neck)
E Minor Part 2: Pretty Polly (Up the Neck)
E Minor Part 3: Red Rocking Chair
Bluesy Solo
Chord Extension Theory Part 1
Chord Extension Theory Part 2
Chord Extension Theory Part 3
Transposing
Earl's Back-Up for "My Little Girl in Tennessee" Part 1
Earl's Back-Up for "My Little Girl in Tennessee" Part 2
Earl's Back-Up for "My Little Girl in Tennessee" Part 3
Melodic Style: Skip to My Lou (Key of D)
Fiddle Tunes in D Part 1
Fiddle Tunes in D Part 2: Fox Chase 1
Fiddle Tunes in D Part 3: Fox Chase 2
Fiddle Tunes in D Part 4: Chinquapin Hunting 1
Fiddle Tunes in D Part 5: Chinquapin Hunting 2
Fiddle Tunes in D Part 6: Arkansas Traveler
Backup in D Without a Capo
Chords in Proximity Part 1
Chords in Proximity Part 2
Roving Gambler Part 1
Roving Gambler Part 2: Second Break
Roving Gambler Part 3: Backup
Roving Gambler Part 4: Backup 2--Up the Neck
Earl Scruggs: The Girl in the Blue Velvet Band
Single String Part 1
Single String Part 2
Single String Part 3: Boil Them Cabbage Down
Single String Part 4: Bill Cheatam
Single String Part 5: Arkansas Traveler
Single String Part 6: Chordal Approach
Single String Part 7: Green Fields of America
Travis Style Part 1: Yankee Doodle
Travis Style Part 2: Buckdancer's Choice
Arpeggios in G Part 1
Arpeggios in G Part 2
Arpeggios in G Part 3
Arpeggios in C Part 1
Arpeggios in C Part 2
Arpeggios in D Part 1
Arpeggios in D Part 2
Arpeggios in D Part 3
Blues Etude Part 1
Blues Etude Part 2
Great Big Taters in a Sandy Land Part 1
Great Big Taters in a Sandy Land Part 2
Composition Part 1: Noodling
Composition Part 2: Numbers
Composition Part 3: 30 Seconds to a Minute Part 1 - Napa Scramble
Composition Part 4: 30 Seconds to a Minute Part 2
Happy Birthday (Key of C)
Sixths Part 1: First and Third Strings 1
Sixths Part 2: First and Third Strings 2
Sixths Part 3: Second and Fourth Strings
Thirds
Thirds: John Hardy

Level 3: Advanced

Title:
Single String Scale Exercises Part 1
Single String Scale Exercises Part 2
Single String Scale Exercises Part 3
Single String Scale Exercises Part 4
Don Reno: When You and I Were Young Maggie Part 1
Don Reno: When You and I Were Young Maggie Part 2
Sally Johnson
Backward Alternating Thumb Rolls Part 1
Backward Alternating Thumb Rolls Part 2
Shelton Roll 1: Boil Them Cabbage Down
Shelton Roll 2: Salty Dog
Shelton Roll 3: Ending Lick
Advanced Scale Techniques 1
Advanced Scale Techniques 2
Improvisation Technique: Ron Cody Part 1
Improvisation Technique: Ron Cody Part 2
Improvisation Technique: Ron Cody Part 3
Four in a Row 1: John Hardy
Four in a Row 2: FMB Lick
Four in a Row 3: Etude
Four in a Row 4: Salty Dog
Blackberry Blossom
Salt River: Playing in the Key of A Without a Capo
Drop C Tuning: Espanoletas
Cattle in the Cane Part 1: Playing in the Key of A Without a Capo
Cattle in the Cane Part 2
Double Forward Roll 1
Double Forward Roll 2
Transposing: Turkey in the Straw in G and C
Death March
E Flat Part 1
E Flat Part 2
E Flat Part 3: Whiskey Before Breakfast
Advanced Improvisation 1
Advanced Improvisation 2
Cherokee Shuffle: Noam Pikelny's Break
Plantation Symphony Part 1
Plantation Symphony Part 2
Plantation Symphony Part 3
Bela Arpeggio Technique
Bela Scale Technique
Bach Violin Sonata
Mixolydian Mode Part 1
Mixolydian Mode Part 2

Old Time Fingerpicking

Title:
New Tuning: Calloway
Dock Boggs Part 1: Pretty Polly
Dock Boggs Part 2: Coke Oven March
Dock Boggs Part 3: Sugar Baby
Snuffy Jenkins Part 1: Cripple Creek
Snuffy Jenkins Part 2: Wood Pile

Classic Style Banjo

Title:
Picking In The Parlor- Classic Style Banjo
Watermill
Home Sweet Home
This House Is Haunted
Plantation Symphony Part 1
Plantation Symphony Part 2
Plantation Symphony Part 3
Washington Post March Part 1
Washington Post March Part 2
Black Jack Grove