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THE HISTORY OF MANDOLIN ORCHESTRAS WITH DR. LEE BIDGOOD

April 12, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Multi-instrumentalist Dr. Lee Bidgood, Assistant Professor of Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies at East Tennessee State University (ETSU), will present a lecture detailing the history of mandolin orchestras, their wide repertoire, and some of the catalogs of companies like Gibson who marketed mandolin and banjo orchestras. A performance by the ETSU Mandolin Orchestra – one of the newest ensembles within ETSU’s Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Studies program – will also be part of this event.
This is a free event.

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Date:
April 12, 2016
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Website:
http://www.birthplaceofcountrymusic.org/events/event/the-history-of-mandolin-orchestras-with-dr-lee-bidgood/

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TN United States

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