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All-Day Workshop: The British Are Coming: A Cultural Revolution in Germany
Directed by Patricia Neely with additional faculty.

The influence of the musical forms brought to Northern Germany by expatriate Elizabethan and Jacobean composers such as John Dowland, William Brade, and Thomas Simpson, as reflected in German music.

Date TBA, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Basic Chording and Improvisation: A Mini-workshop for Basses
Directed by Lisa Terry.

Improvising a bass line using single notes and simple chords, based on English country dance tunes, and finding their counter-melodies and harmonies. Recommended for upper intermediate and advanced players. Saturday, April 30, 2016, 2:00 - 4:30 p.m. Spring Matinée An afternoon of informal performances by and for members in a comfortable and supportive environment, followed by refreshments, socializing, and consorting for fun.

Date TBA (time to be announced)