SHIRLEY COLLINS & IAN KEAREY ENGLISH FOLK SONG & ACCOMPANIMENT WORKSHOP http://www.shirleycollins.co.uk
Sunday 31st. March 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,
Shirley's love, knowledge & understanding of English traditional song are second to none. A singer of great authority, she is also an illuminating writer on traditional music. Ian Kearey is her musical director & accompanist; he produced her award-winning Lodestar album & its follow-up, due for release this year.
The workshop is for singers & musicians. Participants are invited to bring an English traditional song for Shirley to give her unique guidance on interpretation & performance. Ian will offer thoughts & techniques for developing sympathetic accompaniments.
On Saturday 30th. March SHIRLEY COLLINS & IAN KEAREY PERFORM AT LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB IN THE EVENING
AT THE ELEPHANT & CASTLE
(admission £10; advance tickets available from address at end of the booking form)
The three sessions will include Shirley & Ian looking at traditional songs & ways of accompanying them, using examples from their albums. Participants are encouraged to perform a song & work with Shirley & Ian towards finding appropriate & usable accompaniments. Ian will bring guitars, mandolin & 'The Instrument'.
|10.45||Registration & coffee; order lunch (refreshments are not included)|
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