Harp Workshop and Harp Circle
Summer School of Celtic Music Harp workshop l Saturday August 10, 2013 10AM at the Harp Stage
This workshop will focus on boosting your mental and physical relaxation while playing the harp. Stretching, posture, breathing, performance preparation and stage presence are some of the topics covered. Improve your playing and dexterity without adding tension or injury!
The Harp Circle is open to any Harpers of any level at Irishfest-La Crosse’s Harp Stage on Saturday August 10, 2013 at 11:00 am. These are no fee events and no registration is required.
Learn some new chord progressions that are fun for improvisation and creating your own compositions. We will look at how best to share your tune, accompany other musicians and quick trick to swiftly transpose any tune to any key. We will explore some fun tips and harpy effects to enrich your playing at every level.
Newcomer Tin Whistle – Free Workshop l Sunday, August 11, 1:30 PM
Open to the public on Sunday at 1:30 at the Harp Stage. Tin Whistles will be available for purchase at the volunteer table. This workshop is for those who have no experience on the whistle and would like to play simple tunes. The course will require a “D” tin whistle. We will learn how to hold the instrument, identify the notes and play a few simple tunes. If time permits, we may learn a couple of Irish ornaments. This course is all about fun and should be fairly stress-free.
Fiddle Workshops have been Cancelled