Course curriculum

  1. 1
    • Simple Mando Chords

    • I - V Progression , Skip To My Lou

    • Skip To My Lou

    • D Chord - mandolin

    • I - V Progression in C, F, G

    • Hobo’s Lullaby in C & G - mandolin

    • Hobo's Lullaby

  2. 2
    • Oh Suzanna - mandolin chords

    • Oh! Suzanna - mando chord play along

    • Oh! Suzanna

    • This Land Is Your Land - mandolin chords

    • Strumming the Mandolin

    • This Land Is Your Land Play Along

    • This Land Is Your Land

    • A Chord - This Little Light of Mine in D

    • This Little Light Of Mine

  3. 3
    • D Pentatonic Scale - mandolin

    • D Major Penta

    • Angeline the Baker - mandolin

    • Angeline the Baker - play along

    • Angeline The Baker easy

    • G Pentatonic - Will The Circle

    • G Major Penta 2 string

    • Will The Circle - mando melody

    • Will The Circle be Unbroken - play along

    • Will The Circle Be Unbroken

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Guitar & Mandolin Instructor

John Holenko

John Holenko received degrees in Classical Guitar performance from the New England Conservatory, and the University of Southern California. John Holenko has performed on classical guitar, steel-string guitar, mandolin, and historic instruments throughout the United States and in Europe with the early music group Sonus, The Hungry Monks, an eclectic, acoustic ensemble that plays a wide variety of traditional and original music, and with Porto Seguro, an ensemble playing Brazilian chorus and bossa nova. John has performed with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, and the Spoleto Orchestra. Mr. Holenko is very active in music education through his teaching studio Hungry Monk Music, American Music Systems, residencies through the South Carolina Arts Commission, Charlotte Children’s Theatre in Charlotte, NC, and at the Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center in Ohio, where he has also been Artist-in Residence. John has made a number of recordings including a solo guitar recording, three Hungry Monks recordings, and guest appearances on several other artists recordings. Mr. Holenko has published several editions with Mel Bay Publications.