Get Your Folk On! Summer School

Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent's Park Road, London

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Event location:
English Folk Dance and Song Society, Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent's Park Road
When:Event passed!
It was on
Mon 13th Aug 2018 to
Fri 17th Aug 2018

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Where:Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent's Park Road, London NW1 7AY
Map:Map & Nearby
Times:10:30 - 16:30
Admission:£150 | £100 concessions
(advance booking required)

About the event

Through a focus on folk music, song and dance, Get Your Folk On! courses offer young musicians and/or dancers the chance to improve on their performance and playing.

Please note that this is a week long course which runs daily from Monday 13 – Friday 17 August, 10.30am – 4.30pm.

Skills gained include:

- playing music by ear - no sheet music here!

- exploring harmonies, riffs, chord sequences and folk techniques

- creating arrangements in small and big bands

- singing and exploring folk song history and culture

- trying new instruments or dance forms

- gaining performance skills with final sharing events

Courses are friendly, flexible and responsive to all young people’s needs and abilities, led by a team of skilled and engaging folk educators. No previous folk experience is required and no two courses are the same!

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