We have posted information on the workshops being offered at the upcoming NCFC/NoNahme Spring Festival. These classes/workshops will be offered during the day on Saturday, April 21, 2007. Note that we haven't scheduled the exact start times for the classes yet, but I wanted to at least let you know about the workshop topics:
"Beginning Native American Flute" Workshop with Mike Oitzman. This introductory workshop will teach you the basics of playing the Native American Flute. You'll learn basic breathing techniques, the basic scale and how to care for your Native American Flute. Length: 2 hours. Cost: $20 includes book: "A Users Guide to the Native American Flute" by Mike Oitzman, includes demostration CD. No prerequisites. Start time: TBD
"Playing from the heart" flute workshop with Scott August. This workshop features recording artist Scott August presenting a topic which he know well. While Scott is an accomplished composer, he also spends a lot of his time playing "in the moment". This is a great opportunity to learn how to improvize on the Native American Flute. Length: 2 hours. Cost: $40 . Prequisite: basic knowledge of the basic scale on the Native American Flute. Start time: TBD
"Flute Makers Forum" with Lew Paxton Price This workshop features two of the most experienced flutemakers in the business. Lew will describe the basics of flutemakers and be avialable to answer any and all questions you may have about the skills and craftsmanship of making these wonderful instruments.Length: TBD Cost: TBD Prequisite: Basic woodworking skills.
"Introduction to the Didgeridoo" Workshop with David Blonski. This workshop will introduce you to the basics of playing the Australian Didgeridoo.Length: 1 hour. Cost: TBD. No prerequisites.Start time: TBD
"Introduction to Native American Drumming" workshop with the Feather River Singers. The Feather River Singers will host this unique workshop outlining the basics of Native American Drumming. This workshops includes drumming tradition and etiquette. Length: TBD. Cost: TBD. No prerequisites. Start time: TBD
More workshop details will be provided once we get the complete day organized.
To RSVP for a workshop, contact Lew Paxton Price at: lewprice AT softcom DOT net