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Saturday
09
JUN

Nancy Kerr fiddle workshop, Lewes Saturday Folk Club

10:45
16:45
Lewes Saturday Folk Club
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Lewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 254
NANCY KERR FIDDLE WORKSHOP
nancykerr.co.uk
Places £35 (2 under-25-year-olds £17)
Saturday 9th. June 10.45 a.m.- 4.45 p.m.
Elephant & Castle,White Hill Lewes BN7 2DJ

A superb fiddle player, singer & composer, Nancy is one of the most celebrated folk musicians of her generation. Long acclaimed as a brilliant performer of traditional music & song, Nancy is also a fine writer of tunes & songs with her own poetic voice. Nancy has worked with Eliza Carthy, Sandra Kerr, James Fagan, Kerr Fagan Harbron, the Melrose Quartet, The Sweet Visitor Band, The Full English, & Simpson Cutting Kerr.
This workshop will cover tune learning (at your pace, but also discussing some techniques for expanding our repertoire and improving our musical ear) and how to play with expression and swing. Some music will be sent in advance.

IN THE EVENING NANCY KERR PERFORMS AT LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB AT THE ELEPHANT & CASTLE
(£9; advance tickets available from address at end of this form)

Provisional Timetable
10.45 Registration & coffee; order lunch (refreshments not included)
11.00 Repertoire: Nancy will share some tunes from varied backgrounds that contain interesting fiddle bits, and will also look at some of the different ways people learn music and how we can build on our skills.
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Style: How we can use bowing, ornaments, dynamic, rhythm etc - to make our playing "swing" - whatever our favourite style or tradition is.
15.00 Tea/coffee break
15.15 Texture: We will build harmonies, accompaniments, experiment with double stops and plucking, and discuss other techniques that help us become expressive solo and group players. All questions welcome!
16.45 Finish

N.B. Booking is recommended as numbers are limited. Maps & accommodation lists will be sent on request.

NANCY KERR FIDDLE WORKSHOP
Saturday 9th. June 2018
BOOKING FORM
I would like to attend the workshop. I enclose a cheque for £35 (refreshments not included). Email first for youth places.

Name:


Address:





Telephone:

E-mail address:

Tick for map: Tick for accommodation list:

No. of tickets for evening performance:
(£9 each, include SAE for these)

Please make cheques payable to
Lewes Saturday Folk Club
and send with this booking form to:
Valmai Goodyear,
20, St. John's Terrace, Lewes BN7 2DL
01273 476757
valmaigoodyear[at]aol[dot]
www.lewessaturdayfolkclub.org