COHEN BRAITHWAITE-KILCOYNE MELODEON WORKSHOP
Saturday 13th. April 2019
10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.
Places £35. Booking form available here.
(£17 for two under 25-year olds)
The Elephant & Castle,
Cohen is a young, brilliant & inventive melodeon & anglo concertina player & a glorious singer with a deep understanding of traditional music & a powerful, compelling style of his own. He's in great demand at folk music festivals & clubs as a solo performer & with the trio Granny's Attic. Cohen loves to share knowledge & ideas & is a fine teacher.
The workshop will focus on English melodeon playing for experienced players. Cohen will begin by delving into the rich repertoire of English traditional tunes & will explore how advanced melodeon techniques can be used to develop these tunes. Finally, Cohen will explore the melodeon's capabilities as an accompanying instrument both for accompanying song & for accompanying other musicians.
COHEN BRAITHWAITE-KILCOYN PERFORMS AT LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB IN THE EVENING
AT THE ELEPHANT & CASTLE
(admission £7; advance tickets available from address at end of the booking form)
Some music will be sent out in advance.
|10.45||Registration & coffee; order lunch (refreshments are not included)|
|11.00||Introductions; outline of the day's plan; melodeon warm-ups and exercises; look at repertoire for the day and discuss repertoire expansion.|
|13.30||Development of the music learnt before lunch; addition of variation and ornamentation; exploration of alternate harmonies using both left and right hands.|
|15.15||Playing in parts; how the melodeon can be used to accompany tunes and songs; workshop conclusions; any questions.|
N.B. Booking is recommended as numbers are limited.
Maps & accommodation lists will be sent in advance if requested.
20, St. John's Terrace,
Tel. (01273) 476757
e-mail: Valmai Goodyear