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Quebecois Fiddle Tune House Camp with Pascal Gemme

Saturday, April 9, 2016 - Sunday, April 10, 2016

SCHEDULE

Saturday:

  • 2–3:20 pm—Workshop 1
  • 3:40–5 pm—Workshop 2
  • 6 pm—Potluck
  • 7:30 pm—Mini-concert (open to the public, 10$ fee includes the Jam Session )
  • 8:00 pm—Jam Session

Sunday:

  • 10 AM—Potluck brunch
  • Noon–1:20 PM—Workshop 3
  • 1:40–3 PM—Workshop 4

Have fun, play a lot of music, learn some new tunes and fiddle tricks and spend some easy going time amongst friendly people.

What’s a house camp you say? The answer is very simple: It’s a music camp that happens in a house or any kind of intimate setting.

If you’re an intermediate or advance musician who’s curious about the music of La Belle Province than this event is for you. The activities start on Saturday afternoon with two consecutive 80 minute workshops where we learn some Quebecois repertoire and then explore the bowing and ornamentation that makes it “parler français”.

Over the course of two days you will get 4 workshops with Pascal and the opportunity to attend a mini-concert followed by a jam session with with him. House camps are a great way to meet local musicians with a shared interest in folk music and to renew friendships in a relaxed and congenial atmosphere. The event is designed to be a full on 24 hours blast of music that will flex your artistic muscle and make it strive for more in the weeks that follow.

The workshops are open to any melodic instruments, but focus on learning Quebecois fiddling techniques and repertoire.

Or call Old Songs to reserve your spot: (518) 765-2815.
Refunds are not available for this event.

 

pascalgemme.com

Details

Start:
Saturday, April 9, 2016
End:
Sunday, April 10, 2016
Event Category:

Venue

Old Songs Community Arts Center
37 S Main St
Voorheesville, NY 12186 United States
Phone:
518-765-2815
Website:
oldsongs.org

Organizer

Old Songs, Inc.
Phone:
518-765-2815
Website:
oldsongs.org

Old Songs, Inc. is a not-for-profit, educational, 501(c)3 corporation

Office Hours: Monday–Friday, 10 am–4 pm.
PO Box 466 • 37 South Main Street • Voorheesville, NY 12186-0466
(518) 765-2815 • Fax: (518) 655-0061 •
oldsongs@oldsongs.org



Old Songs events are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.