Hurdy-Gurdy Schedule

Classes

Beginners (Michael Opp) Introduction to the Hurdy Gurdy and playing techniques.

Traditional Music and Technique (R.T. Taylor)  A class for non-beginners to improve their playing technique for left and right hand using Traditional music.

Baroque Music (Robert Green) Exploration of the eighteenth-century repertory with emphasis on techniques specifically associated with this music.

Schedule

To get the most out of your workshop, each student chooses one series of classes for the entire weekend either BeginnersTraditional Music and Technique or Baroque.

Thursday, September 4:  

4:00 pm Arrival and Check in. Get your Hurdy Gurdy in tune and minor adjustments with assistance from your teachers and other experts.

6:00 Dinner

7:30 Intro to your class and workshop tunes.

8:00 Beginner and Trad music Hurdy Gurdy Jam session starting with your workshop tunes followed up with more Trad tunes.

10:00 Open Jam time.

Baroque Evening sessions arranged with your teacher.

Friday, September 5

8:30am Breakfast

9:30-12:00 Class Morning Workshop, separate workshops for Beginners, Traditional Music and Technique or Baroque.

12:15 Lunch

1:30-2:30 Instrument Setup and Maintenance OR right hand rhythm and technique with R.T.

3:00-5:45 Class Afternoon Workshop with a short break during class.

3:00 to 5:45 Baroque Workshop with a short break during class

6:30  Dinner

7:30 Beginner and Trad music Hurdy Gurdy Jam session starting with a review of your workshop tunes followed up with more Trad tunes.

10:00 Open Jam time.

Baroque Evening sessions arranged with your teacher.

 

Saturday and Sunday, September 6-7:

8:00am Breakfast

9:00-11:45 Class Morning Workshop

12:00 Lunch

2:00 to 5:45 Baroque Workshop

All other students follow this schedule

1:30-5:45 Class Afternoon Workshop with a short break during class

6:00  Dinner

7:30 Beginner and Trad music Hurdy Gurdy jam session starting with a review of your workshop tunes followed up with more Trad tunes.

10:00 Open Jam time.

Baroque Evening sessions arranged with your teacher.

 

Monday, September 8:

8:00 Breakfast

9:00-11:45 Morning Workshop

12:00 Lunch and Departures

 

 

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