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Workshop Schedule - 39th Alaska Folk Festival

Workshops





Saturday Workshops

Main Stage

Sat. 10 - 11:30AM

Mic Use and Stagecraft

Learn how to use Mics, DIs, Stage monitors effectively
Lucy Peckham, Rick Miller & Mike Sakarias



Hammond Room

Hickel Room

Egan Room

Sheffield Ballroom

Cultural Center (JACC)

10:30
to
Noon

Music & Social Action: Musicians United To Protect Bristol Bay


Si Kahn • Guest Artist
Family Concert


Noon
to
1:30

Harmony Singing


John Palmes
Fingerpicking Blues Guitar


Pat Henry
Rounds


Shonti Elder
Couple Dance


John Laskey
Square Dance Caller Workshop


Guest Caller: Caroline Oakley

1:30
to
3:00

Singing Nature Songs Together


Dan 'dirty d' Pascucci
Old Time Banjo panel


Katie Henry, Katya Kirsch, Jack Fontanella


Instrument Swap


Clogging & Step Dancing


Joanna Macrae

3:00
to
4:30

Introductory Chapman Stick


Charles Hughes
Sing along: Songs of the Civil Rights and Labor Movements (with songsheets)


Si Kahn • Guest Artist
Mandolin


Charlie Hunt
Family Dance


Guest Band: Macrae Sisters & Guest Caller: Caroline Oakley

The Rookery

2:00 to 4:30

Folk Free Zone

Acoustic jam of gypsy jazz, standards, & Latin styles. Bring an instrument and charts if you want to lead a song.
Info: John Ingalls 723-6923 with John Lager & Russell Sandstrom





Sunday Workshops


Hammond Room

Hickel Room

Egan Room

Sheffield Ballroom

10:30
to
Noon

Introduction to the Bowed Psaltery


Dennis Townsend
Song Writing: Questions and Answers


Si Kahn • Guest Artist

Noon
to
1:30

Fiddle for Violinists


John Palmes
Intro to Open Tunings for Guitar


Tracy Spring
Penny Whistle/Tin Whistle


Henry Hopkins / Beth Leibowitz
Dances of Universal Peace


Leah La Bar

1:30
to
3:00

Old Time String Band Class


Fiddle, Claw hammer banjo, Guitar, Upright Bass
Macrae Sisters • Guest Dance Band

Be a Jambuster! Beginning Ukulele


Juneau Jambusters
English Country Dance


Odette Edgar

3:00
to
4:30

Songwriting


Tracy Spring
Old Time Harmony Singing


Macrae Sisters • Guest Dance Band
Kids Dancing


Kid Burfl