Feb 25/26 Brisbane - Gaelic singing workshops

Posted on behalf of BEMAC & The Voices...

The Voices present:
Gaelic delights
· Discover the origins and characteristic styles of different types of Gaelic songs
· Embody the rhythms of work songs as we "waulk the tweed" together
· Learn Gaelic songs straight from the Isle of Skye

When: 2–5 pm, Sunday 25 February Cost: $35

Where: BEMAC Performance Space, Yungaba 120 Main St, Kangaroo Point.
Under the Storey Bridge. (Parking is available on the Yungaba grounds or on neighbouring streets.)

Gaelic challenge

A workshop for confident singers who'd like to learn more about Gaelic pronunciation, rhythms, and learn a Gaelic song or two. Remember, challenge – not confrontation.

When: 7.30–9.30 pm, Monday 26 February Cost: $20

Where: Helena's place: 30 Sexton Street, Highgate Hill 4101.
Walk down the yellow driveway to the granny flat.

Workshop presenter: Anne Martin

Anne hails from the Isle of Skye, and sings the songs of her country with passion, laughter, and enchanting vocal quality. Anne's style is marked by strength of personality, sincerity of delivery, and belief in what she does – she will inspire you to explore the Gaelic tradition. She is an experienced and accomplished performer and workshop leader. Anne's CDs will be available to buy at the workshops.

… Anne Martin is fast becoming one of Scotland's most highly acclaimed Gaelic singers.
Edinburgh Folk Festival
'Shoots & Roots'

… Her expressive voice and presentation seem to embody the spare beauty of her part of Scotland.
Dirty Linen Magazine ~78
(Oct/Nov 98)

… Martin sings these Gaelic traditional songs straight from the heart …
The Scotsman newspaper
(Four star)


Email makealittlenoise@gmail.com or call Helena on 3255 1480 or 0403 44 55 94.

Cheques payable to Andrea Baldwin, The Voices, PO Box 238, Lutwyche Q 4030

For more information on Anne Martin, visit: www.gaelic-song.com

For more information on The Voices, visit: www.makealittlenoise.info

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