ENGLISH DULCIMER DUO WORKSHOP https://www.reverbnation.com/englishdulcimerduo
Saturday 24th - Sunday 25th March 2018
10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m. Saturday
10.45 a.m.- 12.30 p.m. Sunday
Places £35 for Saturday only, £50 for both days. Booking form available here.
(£17 for two under 25-year olds) Email first for youth places.
The Elephant & Castle,
The English Dulcimer Duo are Sue Harris & Lisa Warburton, firm favourites as tutors & performers at The World Dulcimer Congress & Halsway Manor. Sue has played dulcimer over the years with many top performers including John Kirkpatrick, her own band Polkaworks, & in the theatre including with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Sue & Lisa's instruments complement each other.
The workshop will cover exploring the instrument, jolly technical exercises, learning rounds for listening/playing together, finding harmonies to enhance English/Welsh tunes. We aim to be inclusive (beginners to advanced catered for: a few instruments available for loan on first come, first served basis.
ON SATURDAY 24th. MARCH THE ENGLISH DULCIMER DUO PERFORM AT LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB
AT THE ELEPHANT & CASTLE
(admission £7; advance tickets available from address at end of the booking form)
|Saturday 24th. March|
|10.45||Registration & coffee; order lunch (refreshments are not included)|
|11.00||Catchy exercises & some little ditties to help us find our way round./td>|
|13.30||Some rounds to enjoy playing harmonies together, moving on to some lovely Welsh tunes.|
|15.15||Rounds, using other keys. Some great English hornpipes in 3/2.|
|Sunday 25th. March|
|11.00||Adding chords & harmonies to those tunes. Moving into a bit of ensemble playing, a part to suit everyone.|
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