Playing for dancing

This hands-on class for musicians, dance band leaders and dance instructors includes an overview of historical performance practice as well as offer practical solutions to common problems we face when coordinating the band with the dancers. Some things we may cover include pre-1600 instruments, instrumentation, percussion patterns, music sources and other accessible resources. Participants are encouraged to bring period instruments, both loud and soft, and a music stand. Instruments will be available to try and music will be provided.

Other classes by the teacher(s) listed above are highlighted yellow below.

Schedule for KWDS VII

Deadline for Class Submissions: July 2, 2009

General or unrated classes
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European Dance Class
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Middle Eastern
Dance Class
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Music Class
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Beginner's Class
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Intermediate Class
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Advanced Class
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Day 1: Thursday


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