Mandolins on the Hill

Mandolin classes from renowned instructors representing a wide spectrum of mandolin music. Mandolins on the Hill culminates with a marquee performance by Mike Marshall & Caterina Lichtenberg at 8 PM at the Common Ground on the Hill Roots Music & Arts Festival on July 16, on the campus of McDaniel College in Westminster, MD. Festival information HERE.

Caterine Lichtenberg & Mike Marshall

Caterina Lichtenberg and Mike Marshall, 2022 recipients of the Robert H. Chambers Award. The award will be bestowed at the Roots Music & Arts Festival on Saturday, July 16.

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Mandolins on the Hill Staff 2022

Week 1 (VIRTUAL)

JUNE 27 - JULY 1

  • Wayne Fugate - Chord Basics 1.0, Scales Bootcamp for Mandolin
  • Chris James - Beginning Mandolin
  • Emily Martin - Irish Mandolin

Week 2 (VIRTUAL)

JULY 4-8

  • Wayne Fugate - Chord Basics 2.0, Practice Lab
  • Brian Connolly - Irish Tenor Banjo (and Mandolin)

Week 3 (IN-PERSON)

workshops JULY 10-15

July 16 Roots music & Arts festival

Taking place on the campus of McDaniel College in Westminster, MD
  • Barry Mitterhoff - Klezmer Music; Music of Tex Logan
  • Frank Solivan - Bluegrass Mandolin
  • Radim Zenkl - Improv for All Instruments
  • Wayne Fugate - Creating Melodic Variations for Fiddle Tunes; Old-Time Fiddle Tunes for Mandolin; Scandinavian Fiddle Tunes for Mandolin
  • Danny Knicely - Demystifying & Making Music with Diminished, Chromatic, Augmented and Whole Tone & Altered Scales and Chords; Mandola & Mandocello
  • Chris James - Blues Mandolin
  • Tim Porter - Beginning Mandolin; Unpacking Ellington & Jazz Mandolin