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Here's a 20 minute video of the concert, courtesy of Jeff Thomason
On Sunday, Kate Schuman performed on Foreman's Porch. Jeff Thomason shared this video of Kate.
Strumbelievable workshop: Level 1+
In this workshop we will explore a variety of strumming patterns in an evolutionary manner (building as we go). As we strum, I will discuss the nuances and mechanics of the strum, adding accentuated beats and leaving silent gaps to create fun syncopated rhythms. This class will culminate to the infamous "Strum #7" or calypso strum, used for such songs as Iz's Somewhere Over the Rainbow, Jamaica Farewell, and Iko Iko. Materials include 1 pdf. Low G or high g.
Ode to Joy Ensemble: Level 2+
Oh the ol' Ode to Joy, a classic. In this class we will work in 3 parts: melody and 2 harmony accompaniments. We will discuss timing, musical notation, and how one classical sound is created from 3 separate voices. Materials include music written on the staff and Tab. Low G recommended for harmony parts. (including a brief description of the timing, for those who don't read notation)
Both classes will be prepared for performing during open mic