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Fiddling Demystified: Playing from the Heart with Sara Caswell
June 19 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT$20
Virtual Fiddling Demystified with Sara Caswell
Saturday, June 19th, 2021 2pm-4pm EDT
Bring the Philadelphia Folk School to the comfort of your home!
FIDDLING DEMYSTIFIED WORKSHOP
Sara Caswell: Playing from the Heart
Learn how to turn your fiddle into a voice! Jazz violinist and Grammy nominee Sara Caswell presents a practical guide to putting heart into your music. Using two jazz ballads, Sara will break down phrases for emotional content and teach right and left-hand techniques to bring what you feel into the music. This workshop is open to all levels of player and to audience members. (saracaswell.com)
Listen to Sara’s emotional performance of O Que Tinha De Ser here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/747p9mhgup3g0my/O%20Que%20Tinha%20De%20Ser.mp4?dl=0
Donna Hébert (fiddlingdemystified.com) hosts and curates the Fiddling Demystified workshops and teaches the ongoing Fiddling Demystified class at the Philadelphia Folk School.
Classes will take place over Zoom, a free video-conferencing app! to participate in class. We will send you a link to join the class on Zoom in your receipt and an hour prior to the workshop, and you will be able to join the class by clicking on that link.
Attendees from outside of the United States-if you have issues with payment not going through, you may send payment via Paypal to email@example.com. If you use Paypal please be sure to forward the receipt or send a screenshot to firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the attendee list!
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Please email email@example.com with any questions!
Photo of Sara Caswell credit Emma Mead.