12 Bar Blues and Christmas Notes!

Sunday 23rd November 2011 2.00pm-5.00pm

The Workshop:

PART 1: Discover the 12 Bar Blues for harp!

In this workshops we will learn to play the 12 Bar Blues by discovering the form, riffs, basic improvisation, bass line and much more. This is such fun to explore and great to work on in a workshop together. Open to all abilities on lever or pedal.

PART 2: Christmas Notes!

To round of this Clarsach Society afternoon we will musically launch into Christmas! As musicians we have to choose and learn our tunes in advance of the festive season, so I look forward to sharing with you a couple of my personal favorites to help our musical preparations for December!

Where and When:

23rd November 2011 from 2.00 pm-5.00pm

Village Hall, Pentrecwrt, Llandysul, Carmarthenshire, SA44 5BD

The Tutor:

Shelley Fairplay is a freelance harpist working as a musician in South Wales and throughout the UK. She is also an enthusiastic and dynamic qualified teacher providing harp lessons to students of all ages and abilities including weekly sessions for her two harp ensembles www.dynamicharps.co.uk .For further information please visit www.harpwales.com.


The course will run from 2.00pm to 5.00pm. Please arrive in time to set up and tune your harp in advance of the session, the hall will be opened at 1.30pm. There will be a tea break in the afternoon when fingers and brains can take no more!


For further details and to book please contact Susan Berry on email: sbsusanberry@gmail.com. £15 for members, £20 for visitors. Membership to Clarsach Society £20 for adults, £10 concessions and under 16s.