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Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne Melodeon workshop, Lewes Saturday Folk Club




ewes Saturday Folk Club Workshop No 303
COHEN BRAITHWAITE-KILCOYNE MELODEON WORKSHOP
htpps://cohenbk.com
MELODEON WORKSHOP
Places £45 (2 under-25-year-olds £22)
Email valmaigoodyear[at]aol[dot]com to reserve places,
bring cash on the day
Saturday 9th. March 2024 10.45 a.m. - 4.45 p.m.
Elephant & Castle White Hill Lewes BN7 2DJ
Cohen is a young, brilliant & inventive melodeon & anglo concertina player & a glorious singer with a deep understanding of traditional music & a powerful, compelling style of his own. Heís in great demand at folk music festivals & clubs as a solo performer & with the trio Grannyís Attic. Cohen loves to share knowledge & ideas & is a fine teacher.
The workshop will focus on English melodeon playing for experienced players. Cohen will begin by sharing useful melodeon exercises and techniques, before delving into the rich repertoire of English traditional tunes, exploring how advanced melodeon techniques can be used to develop these tunes. Some music will be sent out in advance.
COHEN BRAITHWAITE-KILCOYNE
PERFORMS AT LEWES SATURDAY FOLK CLUB IN THE EVENING
(£12 - Email valmaigoodyear[at]aol[dot]com to reserve tickets bring cash on the night)
Provisional Timetable
10.45 Registration & coffee; please order lunch at the bar (refreshments not included).
11.00 Introductions; outline of the dayís plan; warm-ups and exercises to get your fingers moving around the whole melodeon.
1.30 Lunch
13.30 Tune development; we will take a traditional melody and dig into all the nooks and crannies, exploring melodic variation, ornamentation and possibilities for bass line construction and harmonic variation using both hands.
15.00 Tea/coffee break
15.15 More tunes; we will finish the day by exploring additional tunes in new keys that build on the techniques explored in the first portions of the day.
16.45 Finish
N.B. Booking is recommended as numbers are limited. Some music will be sent in advance, & maps & accommodation lists on request.


The Elephant and Castle @ 10:45am
10:45 - 16:45
£45 cash

White Hill
Lewes BN7 2DJ 01273 473797 w: elephantandcastlelewes.co.uk



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