Spring Harmony 2021 schedule
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Workshop Details
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Workshops generally run about 75 minutes, unless noted otherwise, and are scheduled at 90-minute intervals through the day.
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Workshop NameDay, TimeLeader NameDescription
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Alternative Guitar Chords/Rhythm for Old Time Back Up Saturday at 12 noonAllan CarrAllan will show you some fun chord substitutions and voicings to change up your back up guitar playing mainly in the keys of D, G, A and C. This is for intermediate+ players, but all are welcome!
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Andronico's Oldtime JamSaturday and Sunday at 10:30 a.m. (double session both days)Dinah Stroe
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The Bellamy ConnectionSaturday at 9 a.m.David KidmanA song circle exploring the rich legacy of Peter Bellamy, from Barrack Room Ballads to The Transports and the folk songs of Norfolk and even wider afield...
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Birthday SongsSunday at 6 p.m.Ed SilbermanA birthday song is a kiss. It's a hug. It's a warm handshake. Celebrating a friend with a song is good old fashioned fun. Let's share our favorites.
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Contra DanceSaturday at 4:30 p.m. (one hour)Claire TakemoriLearn contra, square, & couples dances with music. Gender-free roles. Adapted for Online dance. Great exercise for 1-4+ people. Play along with the band at home.
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Country Song RepertoireSaturday at 4:30 p.m.Joanne Weil Healdwill introduce and lead Country songs, charts provided
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Cyprian's Fridays session: singing room THEME this evening: FriendshipFriday, 7pm 'til lateEd Hilton welcoming all regulars and newcomers to the SFFMC twice-monthly Friday evening music circles.
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Cyprian's Fridays session: Irish / CelticFriday, 7pm 'til lateTBDwelcoming all regulars and newcomers to the SFFMC twice-monthly Friday evening music circles
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Cyprian's Fridays session: OldtimeFriday, 7pm 'til lateDinah Stroewelcoming all regulars and newcomers to the SFFMC twice-monthly Friday evening music circles
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English Country Dance
Saturday at 10:30 a..m.
Seth TepferOnline ECD dance for all — perfect for people who are curious but never done it before
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English Country Dance TunesSaturday at 9 a.m.David BrownSet list:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/11z0wDPxh0mLv53X-Fu7WmXQosV4WY2UKbfQ2NJPl_yw/edit?usp=sharing
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Family Dance for AllSaturday at 3 p.m. (one hour)Claire TakemoriLearn fun family-friendly dances, games, songs and more. Gender-free roles. Adapted for Online dance. Great exercise for 1-4+ people. Play along with the band at home.
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Funny SongsSaturday at 4:30 p.m.Sadie DamascusFunny Songs, Song Circle; Gentle Instruments OK; no kids (some funny songs are inappropriate).Funny SongsFunny SongsFunny SongsFunny SongsFunny SongsFunny SongsFunny SongsFunny SongsFunny SongsFunny SongsFunny SongsFunny SongsFunny Songs
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Heroes and Villains, Saints and SinnersSaturday at 4:30 p.m.Robert Rodriguezsong circle
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Improv Theater GamesSaturday at 9 a.m.Yael SchyFacilitated, FUN Online Improvisational Theater Games for All Ages!
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International Folk DanceSaturday at 12 noon. Carol FriedmanFolk dance workshop - fun accessible non-partner dances from Serbia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Albania, Armenia, Greece, France and South Africa
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Irish Emigration and the DiasporaSunday at 6 p.m.David Ingersonsong circle
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Irish Tunes session: SaturdaySaturday at 3 p.m.led by Cathie WhitesidesWe'll play well-loved traditional tunes, a few newer ones. All instruments and ages are welcome. I'll post a list of tunes in the chat. You will be able to unmute yourselves to make requests and brief comments, emphasis will be on keeping it moving. Tempos will be moderate.
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Irish Tunes session: SundaySunday at 3 p.m. led by Peter Tommerup and LeeAnne Welch
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Jug Band Jam SessionSaturday at 3 p.m.Erich SylvesterTo enable screen reader support, press ⌘+Option+Z To learn about keyboard shortcuts, press ⌘slash
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Learn Scottish Gaelic Fairy LullabySunday at 9 a.m.Linn PhippsParticipative workshop to learn Scottish Gaelic Fairy lullaby Song – words, translation, phonetics, audios of words and of song provided.These resources will be posted on Linn’s website under Projects: https://linnphippsfolk.co.uk . No prior experience of Gaelic required.
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Learn to play tunes by ear Saturday at 12 noonYvette Tannenbaumlearn a waltz, a jig and a polka (for melody instruments (adv beginner - intermediate)
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Mandolin Sunday at 9 a.m.David Brown
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New Tunes by Janie RothfieldSaturday at 1:30 p.m.Jane RothfieldJanie will teach you a few of her fun and easy to play original, (and Clifftop award winning) tunes. Be ready to learn a Reel, Jig and Waltz to add to your repertoire!
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Odd meter rhythmsSaturday at 4:30 p.m.Madge StrongOpen up a spectrum of rhythmic possibilities way beyond ¾ and 4/4. Optional - Bring a drum, tambourine or a cardboard box. Odd meters (inspired by Balkan music) will be illustrated with a few songs, mostly in English.
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Old Time JamSunday at 1:30 p.m.Alan LubanesEach tune in a different key! Suggest standard tuning!
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Old Time Rhythm WorkshopSunday at 12 noonJane RothfieldJanie will use a variety of listening and vocal techniques to help you add rhythm to your music and how to apply it to some of Janie’s favorite tunes. This is for instrumentalists and vocalists of all abilities.
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ParodiesSaturday at 1:30 p.m. (double session)Bev Praversong circle
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Peter Krug SongsSunday at 4:30 p.m.Steve DeLapCreate a session playing songs by The late Peter Krug
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Picture the ProtestSunday at 4:30 p.m.Patience YoungIllustrated talk on historically appropriate images to accompany songs in Holdstock's forthcoming Again with One Voice: Radical Songs of British Political Reform 1768 to 1868
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Pirates, rogues and other vagabonds and ne’er-do-wellsSaturday at 10:30 a.m.Linn PhippsParticipative song circle
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Sad SongsSunday at 3 p.m.Marlene McCallIn the universe of songs, sad songs hold a special place. The stories they tell are moving and blue, and the melodies are poignant, in a minor key (usually!) If you’re a sucker for a sad song, come to this saddest of song swaps. Share your favorite songs of heartbreak, betrayal, loss, melancholy, grief, unrequited love, sorrow, and star-crossed lovers. Any genre, any style, sing a cappella or accompany yourself.
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Scottish Ceilidh DanceSunday at 10:30 a.m.Bernie HewittSimple ceilidh dances for couples, or people by themselves with a good imagination. I will be doing a bit more teaching of the dances (assuming that the audience then with be less familiar with them than my usual followers) and talking (a bit) about the stories behind some of the dances and the music for them.
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Scottish Traditional SongsSunday at 1:30 p.m.Allan CarrAllan will take you on a journey of Scottish history and culture through the songs mainly from the Northeast of Scotland. Allan grew up in Aberdeen in a family of singers and musicians as well as listening first hand to tradition bearers such as Lizzie Higgins (Jeannie Robertsons daughter), Stanley Robertson, Belle Stewart, Peter Hall and many others.
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Sea ShantiesSaturday at 3 p.m.Richard AdrianowiczA round robin sea shanty sing.
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ShabbatFriday, 5-6:30pm.Daniel Hersh and Deborah SandlerSharing songs and stories of Shabbat. All welcome!
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Singer's GameSunday at 3 p.m.Casey CasebeerA word game for folk song lovers.
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Singing in the DarkSaturday at 12 noonAmelia HoganSongs that work at night especially, mining songs, songs that help you through depression and out the other side. What do you sing to comfort yourself and bring a ray of light to your dark places? What’s the thread that you grab hold of, as you find your way out the labyrinth?
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Singing the ColoursSunday at 10:30 a.m.David KidmanA song circle to share songs that feature individual colours - from Blue Moon to Green Bushes, The White Cockade to The Court Of The Crimson King!...
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Sing Protest Songs!Sunday at 1:30 p.m.Lisa StillerSong circle, using Rise Up Singing or Rise Again, or bring/teach your own protest song!
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Songs of the Strange, Bizarre and UnexpectedSunday at 9 a.m.Robert Rodriguezsong circle
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SongwritingSaturday at 10:30 a.m. (double session)Lisa Aschmannsong circle and some writing prompts that include a game or two
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StorytellingSaturday at 1:30 p.m.Frederick Park
Storytelling, with emphasis on the real world adventures of . . .
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Story WorkshopSunday at 1:30 p.m.Frederick ParkStory Workshop: the effect of "Listening" as the key role necessary for good, better and best adventures in shared communications.
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Ukelele Basics with Easy SongsSunday at 9 a.m.Erich SylvesterPractice uke on classic songs
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Uplifting Songs of All Kinds and TimesSunday at 4:30 p.m.Yvette Tannenbaum
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Virtual Garage PartyFriday at 9 p.m. to midnightCharlie Fenton, Susan Wagemana gathering for conversation
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Wee Pen KnifeSunday at 12 noonArlene ImmermanTraditional songs in which a wee pen knife or other sharp instrument is mentioned or used
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Wild WomenSaturday at 3 p.m.Hali Hammersong circle
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