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Melodeons in Wensleydale 1st-3rd April 2022

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    Melodeons in Wensleydale April 1st-3rd 2022

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    Date Tutor Workshop Title Ability Level
    Saturday 2nd April John Kirkpatrick A1 - Chords and Extra Notes on the Right-Hand Side I/H
    Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne B1 - Outside of the Ordinary B/I
    Hazel Askew C1 - Song Accompaniment and Arrangement I/H
    Emmanuel Pariselle D1 - Introduction to French Traditional Music B/I
    Thierry Beuze E1 - Playing with a Breton Accent I/H
    Sunday 3rd April John Kirkpatrick A2 - Fire up the Engine Room B/I
    Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne B2 - Making the Most of the 2-Row I/H
    Hazel Askew C2 - Playing for Dancing B/I
    Emmanuel Pariselle D2 - Rhythmic Accompaniment on the Melodeon I/H
    Thierry Beuze E2 - Breton Dance Music B/I

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    OPTIONAL EXTRAS (for course participants only)
    These will take place on Saturday afternoon after the main tutors’ workshops. There is no extra charge for attending these, but places may be limited to a ‘first come, first served’ basis.

    M1 Theo Gibb Melodeon Maintenance Reeds and Tuning.
    M2 Rees Wesson Gateway to the blues in F#m An introduction to playing the blues melodeon. Don’t be put off by the key of F#m – all the notes you will need are available on a standard two-row D/G melodeon.
    M3 Vicky Cooper Introduction to G/C Looking at one simple tune and learning how to use your keyboard and bellows differently from a D/G instrument. Bring your own G/C box or, for those who don’t have one, there may be a limited number of G/C instruments available to borrow for this workshop. Try to find one for yourself, but failing that you can ask the organisers what is available.
    M4 Bob Ellis Yorkshire Dales Tunes Learn a couple of traditional tunes local to the Yorkshire Dales from Bob’s new book, which was published last year.

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    M1M2M3M4I prefer to go and have a cup of tea