World Music MasterClass ~ Gypsy Jam With The Royal High Jinx
Join The Royal High Jinx and experience a wonderful World Music Masterclass program for instrumentalists and vocalists at the Festival. You’ll have a chance to sing and play world music styles such as Klezmer, Romantic, Balkan and Gypsy. Unleash your musical inhibitions as Sarah, Silas, Jen & Terry guide you through improvisational techniques while you enjoy playing a selection of original gypsy music from their self-published ‘Royal High Jinx Tune Book.’
Fiddle, Mandolin and More
Writing and Reciting Bush Poetry
Jamming ~ Jose Garcia
- Who leads a jam session?
- How do you know when the melody they’ve been playing for 10 minutes is going to end?
- How do I follow a song that I’m not familiar with?
All these mysteries and more will be unraveled in Jose’s workshop designed to promote participation using traditional jam etiquette and techniques.
- Finding and recognizing a good Autoharp
- Features of the instrument
- Basic playing for fun
- Accompanying singers or other instruments
Experienced song writer Kevin Richards will be running a workshop on song writing for beginners.
Duration: Approx 30 minutes.
Content: General song writing information and techniques.
Prerequisite: A desire to learn about song writing.
Circus Skills ~ Terry Cole
- Juggling balls, scarves and rings
- The Diabolo, Chinese spinning top
- Plate spinning
- Feather balancing
Terry will induct candidates into the once secretive and elite world of circus. Not only will you safely gain new skills in balance and manipulation, you will be empowered by them and know how to improve them and acquire others. Most of all, though, the workshop session will be a lot of fun.
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