Nose flute?! Whots that? It’s like making music with a recorder up your nose.
Andre from Greshka will guide you through making your first nasal toots on this absurd instrument, and together we’ll form the world’s first nose flute choir!
12 noon Sun – Gem Gallery
Tunes & stories from early Blues to Roots to Swing and beyond.
3.45 pm Sun – The Fringe
Get your creative juices flowing with award-winning songwriter and wordsmith Jane Cornes Maclean for an hour of relaxed, fun writing exercises. Bring what you need to write with.
3 pm Sun – Gem Gallery
Bring your voices and imaginations! come learn how to collectively create a song in the moment, tap out a beat and explore different song writing techniques.
2.30 pm Sun – CWA Hall
The haunting urban folk music of Bosnia strikes a chord with many of us, speaking as it does of love, loss and the resilience of a strong and proud people. Bring your voice or instrument along and have fun while learning a traditional Sevdah tune.
2 pm Sun – Gem Gallery
After 40 years playing, Martin will teach a simple tune and discuss things such as practice, tin whistle types and sizes, and playing styles. BYO instrument if you have one. No previous experience or music reading knowledge required.
1.30 pm Sun – CWA
A swinging good time. All levels of players. Non-players can borrow a uke, take the 10 min crash course and then join in!
1 pm Sun – The Garden Vibe
An interactive loop workshop from one of Queensland’s best.
1 pm Sun – Quincan Café
Anyone can sing – you just need to build the right foundation first. Correct breathing, posture and vocal techniques to find your voice. Including an introduction to the joy of harmony singing.
1 pm Sun – Gem Gallery
Secret nuts and bolts session where tips for rhythm, bowing, ornaments, and learning and playing tunes by ear are revealed. Ask and Michele will share techniques she has gleaned over time. Plus ‘Tune of the Month’ and favourite resources.
12.30 pm Sun – CWA Hall
With dance styles and costuming from around the world, fused together to make a vibrant and passionate dance. Come and learn some tribal belly dance moves, have some fun and enjoy the passion of the dance. Hip scarves provided.
12.45 pm Sat – Community Hall
Traditional folk music from Cuba, Colombia and beyond. Latin music workshop where participants are encouraged to bring their instruments and learn a song.
11.30 am Sun – CWA Hall
The role of women in society is under scrutiny. We reflect on what folk music reveals about the lives of women through the centuries. Women have been singing, writing songs and raising their voices forever. Come sing with them.
11.30 am Sun – Nick’s Restaurant