WILL HAMPSON MELODEON WORKSHOP
Saturday 21st. September 2013
10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.
Places £30. Booking form available here.
The Royal Oak,
Will is a master English melodeon player with a strong & unique style. In his early teens he formed the acclaimed ceilidh band Bedlam. He plays and dances with White Rose Morris, Dog Rose and The Newcastle Kingsmen, & is a key member of the BBC Folk Award-winning Demon Barbers. The workshop will cover elements of Will's distinctive style of playing, using ornamentation and dynamics to explore tune development and variation of both traditional and original music.
Some music will be sent in advance.
IN THE EVENING BRYONY GRIFFITH & WILL HAMPSON PERFORM AT THE LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB
AT THE ELEPHANT & CASTLE
(admission £7; advance tickets available from address at end of the booking form)
|10.45||Registration & coffee; order lunch (refreshments are not included)|
|11.00||Dynamics, punctuation and articulation in melodeon playing|
|13.30||Adding embellishments and ornamentation to a variety of British tunes.|
|15.15||Learn some of Will's melodeon-friendly self-penned tunes.|
N.B. Booking is recommended as numbers are limited.
Maps & accommodation lists will be sent in advance if requested.
20, St. John's Terrace,
Tel. (01273) 476757
e-mail: Valmai Goodyear