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Instruments > Mandolin > Classical Mandolin with Caterina Lichtenberg

Classical Mandolin
with Caterina Lichtenberg

Caterina Lichtenberg captures her renowned classical playing in this library of classical mandolin lessons. Students have access to hundreds of demonstration and analysis video lessons, backing tracks and more. Learn how to play classical mandolin from a true virtuoso.

 Picking and tremolo lessons  Tons of play along tracks

 Speed & coordination exercises  Classical sheet music

About Online Classical Mandolin Course with Caterina Lichtenberg

Embark on a remarkable musical journey into the world of classical mandolin with the esteemed Caterina Lichtenberg. ArtistWorks proudly presents an extraordinary opportunity to learn from one of the most renowned classical mandolinists and educators of our time. Whether you're a beginner captivated by the melodic beauty of classical music or an experienced player seeking to refine your technique, this comprehensive online course is designed to elevate your mandolin playing to new heights.

Welcome to a world-class online platform where you can explore the art of classical mandolin from the comfort of your own home. With Caterina Lichtenberg as your mentor, you'll gain exclusive access to a meticulously crafted curriculum of video lessons, providing you with the techniques, musicality, and interpretive skills necessary to become a proficient and expressive classical mandolinist.

As a highly respected classical mandolin virtuoso and acclaimed performer, Caterina Lichtenberg brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to this online course. Now, you have the exclusive opportunity to learn directly from her as she shares her unique insights, innovative approaches, and profound understanding of the classical mandolin.

From mastering mandolin techniques, such as tremolo, vibrato, and arpeggios, to exploring classical repertoire from Baroque to Contemporary periods, Caterina Lichtenberg will guide you through each step of your musical journey. With her clear and engaging instruction, you'll develop a solid foundation and gain the skills necessary to express yourself authentically in the realm of classical music on the mandolin.

One of the standout features of this online classical mandolin course is the interactive learning experience facilitated by the ArtistWorks platform. As a student, you'll have the unique opportunity to submit practice videos to Caterina Lichtenberg, who will provide personalized video feedback and guidance. This invaluable one-on-one instruction ensures that you receive individual attention, allowing you to refine your technique, improve your interpretation, and develop your own unique musical voice.

In addition to the personalized feedback, you'll become part of a vibrant online community of fellow mandolin enthusiasts. Connect, collaborate, and engage with like-minded musicians from around the world. Share your progress, exchange ideas, and receive support from both your peers and Caterina Lichtenberg herself. This collaborative environment fosters a sense of camaraderie and provides an ongoing source of inspiration and encouragement throughout your musical journey.

With the convenience of learning on your own schedule and the flexibility to access the course materials anytime, anywhere, this online classical mandolin course caters to players of all levels. Whether you're a dedicated classical music lover or an adventurous musician seeking to explore new musical horizons, Caterina Lichtenberg's expertise and guidance will unlock your potential and enable you to express yourself authentically through the classical mandolin.

Don't miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to learn from one of the preeminent classical mandolinists of our time. Enroll in the online classical mandolin course with Caterina Lichtenberg today, and embark on a transformative musical journey that will enhance your playing and ignite your passion for classical music. Get ready to pluck, strum, and soar your way to mastery and become the classical mandolinist you've always aspired to be!

About Video Exchange® Learning

What ultimately sets these classical mandolin lessons apart from other offerings is the ability to submit a video for review using the ArtistWorks Video Exchange Learning® platform. Caterina reviews each submission and records a video response, offering specific guidance to take your mandolin playing to the next level. All students can access the Video Exchange library and watch each other’s interactions with Caterina. This library is constantly expanding and may contain the key to unlock your playing.

About Caterina Lichtenberg

Caterina Lichtenberg has dedicated her life to studying the history, techniques, and repertoire of the great mandolin virtuosos of the past. She is a master of important pieces from the Baroque and Classical masters Dowland, Bach, Vivaldi, Leone, Denis, Fouchetti, and Beethoven, to the Romantic masters Cristofaro, Pettine, Ranieri, Branzoli, and Calace. For over 20 years she has been an ambassador for classical mandolin; recording, teaching, and touring throughout the world as a featured soloist. As a soloist, Caterina has performed with the New Century Orchestra, the LA Guitar Quartet, the Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester, and the Aachen Chamber Orchestra, among others. She has also performed with the Dresden Symphony Orchestra, the MDR Orchestra, the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, and the Radio Symphony Orchestra of Berlin, to name a few. To date, Caterina has released 13 albums under her own leadership, with her most recent work, Solo, receiving a prestigious OPUS Klassik Award nomination. Since 2007 she has held the only professor position for mandolin in the world at the prestigious Music Conservatory in Cologne, Germany, and has been teaching at ArtistWorks since 2016.

Classical Mandolin Lessons

Beginner Classical Mandolin

Intermediate Classical Mandolin

Advanced Classical Mandolin

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Additional Submitted Songs and Miscellaneous Topics
Introduction to Advanced Classical Mandolin
Advanced Arpeggio Techniques - Mazas: Exercise No.65
Advanced Harp Arpeggio - Pettine: Etude No.41 (First Half)
Advanced Harp Arpeggio - Pettine: Etude No.44
Advanced Tremolo - Calace: B.II, No.274
Advanced Tremolo Staccato & Chords - Pettine: Etude No.1-2
Advanced Tremolo Staccato & Chords - Flotow: 'Tis the Last Rose of Summer
Advanced Tremolo on Multiple Strings - Pettine: Blue Bells of Scotland
Advanced Tremolo with Left Hand Pizzicato - Pettine: Etude No.21
Advanced Speed & Coordination - Pettine: Etude No.3
Advanced Speed & Coordination - Calace: Exercise No.83
Advanced Pieces - Bach: Cello Suite No.1, Prelude -NEW PERFORMANCE ADDED!
Advanced Pieces - Bach, J.S. - Cello Suites I (BWV 1007), Allemande -NEW!
Advanced Pieces - Bach, J.S. - Cello Suites III (BWV 1009), Prelude -NEW!
Advanced Pieces - Lecce No.4
Advanced Pieces - Calace: Balletto della Nonna
Advanced Pieces - Calace: Piccola Gavotta -NEW!
Advanced Pieces - Vivaldi: Concerto in C - 1st Movement
Advanced Pieces - Vivaldi: Concerto in C - 2nd Movement
Advanced Pieces - Vivaldi: Concerto in C - 3rd Movement
Advanced Pieces - Telemann: Canon Sonata I, Vivace
Advanced Pieces - Telemann, G.Ph. - Fantasie I (TWV 40:14), Largo -NEW!
Advanced Pieces - Leone: Air (with Variations)
Advanced Pieces - Mozart: Don Giovanni
Advanced Pieces - Calace: Rondo
Advanced Pieces - Calace: Bolero
Advanced Pieces - Leonardi: Souvenir de Sicile
Overview of Scales in All Keys - Calace: Exercise No.95-125
Schradieck - Finger Busters -NEW!

Duets with Mike Marshall

Duets with Mike Marshall - JS Bach: Duetto in G Major BWV 804
Duets with Mike Marshall - “Gankino Horo”

Special Guest Interview: Alfred Woll

Special Guest Interview: Alfred Woll - Part 1
Special Guest Interview: Alfred Woll - Part 2
Special Guest Interview: Alfred Woll - Part 3
Special Guest Interview: Alfred Woll - Part 4
Special Guest Interview: Alfred Woll - Part 5
Special Guest Interview: Alfred Woll - Part 6

30 Day Challenge

30 Day Challenge - 2017 (Archive)
30 Day Challenge - 2018

Baroque Mandolin

The History of the Baroque Mandolin -NEW!
Feathers, Quills & Picks -NEW!
Sound Production & Pick Strokes -NEW!
Changing Strings & Tuning -NEW!
“From Old Vienna” -NEW!
“Yearning” -NEW!
“Clog Dance” -NEW
“Greensleeves” -NEW!
“Been to the East, Been to the West” -NEW!
Filippo Sauli - Partita V - Overture -NEW!
Abel - Adagio -NEW!
Van Eyck - Prins Robbert Masco -NEW!
Van Eyck - Pavane Lacryme -NEW!
Van Eyck - Boffons -NEW!

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  • Unlimited Access to Lessons
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  • Unlimited Video Submissions to Teacher
  • Music Theory Workshop
  • Backing Tracks across Instruments
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  • 100s of mandolin lessons at your own pace
  • All levels and styles of playing welcome
  • Slow Motion & Looping on videos

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