- The Old Brewery Burnside Place, Cromarty IV11 8XQ
Vocal Jazz Workshop with top musicians and tutors: Liane Carroll, Fionna Duncan, Sara Colman, Sophie Bancroft & Brian Kellock Workshop focus areas include song interpretation and phrasing, vocal technique, performance focus, communication with instrumentalists, bodywork and much more all surrounded by the most beautiful scenery, great food, good company and much laughter. Tutors' Concert (An Evening of Jazz Song) on evening of Thursday 11th Singers' Night Jam Session on Saturday evening Student concert on Sunday afternoon Workshop location and residential accommodation in The Old Brewery, Cromarty Travel: Cromarty is approx. 1.5 hours bus journey from Inverness airport which receives national and international flights, and an hour from Inverness station which is on the main east coast line from London. Inverness to Cromarty is a 40 minute car journey. B+Bs available nearby if required The residential workshops include: Free entry to the tutors concert on Thursday evening. 2 1/2 days of intensive teaching including group song work, technique, bodywork and 4 masterclasses with each tutor (max 5 students in each masterclass) with a good deal of individual focus time. Singers' Night Jam Session on Saturday evening, accompanied by Liane, Brian, Sophie or Sara. Student concert on Sunday afternoon accompanied by Brian Kellock. Accommodation, dinner on Thurs, Fri and Sat, breakfast and lunch on Fri, Sat, Sun and teas/coffees. WORKSHOP FEES: Residential w/ single room: £675 Residential w/ twin room: £635 Non-residential (includes all above except breakfast and accommodation): £550 A non-refundable deposit of £300 is required to secure your place on the workshop and the balance of fee is required by the 28th Feb 2019 (the balance of fee for cancellations within 14 days of the workshop start date will be non-refundable unless a replacement student can be found). Monthly payments on the payment plan are non-refundable. Email Sophie to book your place or for any queries: email@example.com
Come and play with rhythm! You'll use movement, song, rhyme and a selection of drums and percussion in this fun and noisy rhythm play session especially designed for toddlers and led by experienced workshop leader and percussionist, Carol Scorer. Adults, why not stay on if you can get childcare organised for your wee one, and take part in the three-hour Carnival Drumming workshop? Open to any pre-school aged children plus their parent/carer. £4 per child We require 25% deposit to reserve your place - email or tel 01381 600354 for a Booking Form or more info.
10:30 - 11:30 The Stables Causeway, Cromarty IV11 8XS
Learn to play carnival rhythms and instruments in this relaxed workshop. From big bass drums to agogo bells, there's a part for everyone! A fun workshop to explore rhythms and instruments from Brazil and Cuba with percussionist, Carol Scorer. Instruments can be provided and no previous experience necessary - all abilities welcome. For adults and children (under 8 year olds must be accompanied by an adult). £15 (£7 for under 16s) We require 25% deposit to reserve your place - email or tel 01381 600354 for a Booking Form or more info.
14:00 - 17:00 The Stables Causeway, Cromarty IV11 8XS
Come and join our celebration of the arrival of summer with a day of harmony singing. Suitable for anyone who loves to sing in a welcoming environment - no previous experience needed. With exercises to warm up the voice, body and develop your own sound, then learn songs from around the world in rounds, call & response and harmony. Prepare yourself to smile, laugh and make some beautiful music with like minded people! Tutor Jessica Bates is returning for another workshop in Cromarty. She is a graduate from Newcastle University in Folk & Traditional Music. In Newcastle she led a number of community choirs all of which were unaccompanied harmony singing. She has also worked on a research project into benefits of singing in a community environment. Jessica now lives in Inverness and as well as running several choirs she works as a teacher and performer. £35 Please bring a packed lunch We require 25% deposit to reserve your place - email or tel 01381 600354 for a Booking Form or more info.
10:00 - 16:00 The Stables Causeway, Cromarty IV11 8XS
Singing together is great for individual health and wellbeing as well as building community. A fun day to open up your voice and sing some inspirational acappella harmony songs, under the tuition of Kate O'Connell. The chosen songs are relatively simple so that we can learn them and then relax and enjoy the experience of singing together, listening to each other’s harmonies. Suits all levels of experience. Learning is by ear. The day includes vocal exercises to increase power, range, quality, and confidence of voice as well as playing with harmony and learning some beautiful songs. £35 Tea/coffee provided. Please bring a packed lunch. We require 25% deposit to reserve your place - email or tel 01381 600354 for a Booking Form or more info. What former participants have said: "Excellent experience, would love to do another!" "Great workshop, inspiring tutor, exhilarating learning experience." "Kate exuded energy and enthusiasm and warmth. Very encouraging and positive and the group responded, making lovely sounds!" "Very friendly - a great way to spend the day."
10:00 - 16:00 The Stables Causeway, Cromarty IV11 8XS