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Melodeons in Wensleydale 21st-23rd April 2023

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When booking, if you choose a workshop which is already full, your second choice will be allocated to you, but a record will be kept of your first choice in case a cancellation occurs at a later date.

 

    Melodeons in Wensleydale April 21st-23rd 2023

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    Tutor

    Workshop Title

    Ability Level

    Saturday 22nd April

    Katie Howson

    A1 - Exploring the Dusty End

    B/I

    John Kirkpatrick

    B1 - Chords and Extra Notes on the Right-Hand Side

    I/H

    Toon van Mierlo

    C1 - Groovy Traditional Music from Belgium

    B/I

    Pascale Rubens

    D1 - One Melody, Five Different Worlds

    I/H

    John Spiers

    E1 - Feeling and Phrasing, Making the Tunes you Play Sound Better
    Note: This workshop is full, please choose another.

    B/I

    Sunday 23rd April

    Katie Howson

    A2 - Barn Dance Fever

    I/H

    John Kirkpatrick

    B2 - Fire up the Engine Room
    Please note that this workshop is now full

    B/I

    Toon van Mierlo

    C2 - From Variations to a New Tune

    I/H

    Pascale Rubens

    D2 - When You Can Play the Tune, You Are Half Way …

    B/I

    John Spiers

    E2 - Playing Outside of D, G and E minor!

    I/H

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    Please indicate a second choice in case your first choice is full.
    Please do not choose both of either John K's or John S's workshops.

    Saturday

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    Sunday

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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.

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    M1

    Vicky Cooper

    G/C Melodeon

    One simple tune – lots more to add! In our mini-workshop we’ll look at a simple tune and how we can add to it. Extra fingers not required but some experience of playing in G/C would be an advantage. You will need to bring your own G/C instrument.

    M2

    Bob Ellis

    Yorkshire Dales Tunes

    Learn some traditional tunes local to the Yorkshire Dales – including ones that did not make it into Bob’s book There was None of this Lazy Dancing!

    M3

    Richard Featherstone

    The Dartmoor Tradition

    An introduction to a musical style that deserves to be better known. Looking at what makes it special and why a Yorkshireman was hooked by the sound 40 years ago!
    Please note that this workshop is now full

    M4

    Theo Gibb

    Melodeon Maintenance

    A practical demonstration of how to tune reeds and solve problems when reeds are not sounding correctly.
    Please note that this workshop is now full

    M5

    Brian Read

    B♭/E♭ Session

    Some simple tunes in these two lovely keys. You will need to bring your own B♭/E♭ instrument.

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    M1M2M5I prefer to go and have a cup of tea