When we are drawn to a beautiful painting, we are pulled in because the artist has chosen an intriguing story or subject matter, utilized the most attracting texture, and has painted with the perfect combination of colors. Writing an interesting piece of music involves the exact same principals employed by the painter
In this workshop the participants will learn:
* The elements of a good composition * Identification of what the composer wants to express (story) * Blending the best combination of instruments (texture) * Key selection, meter, melody, and harmony (color) * Chord structure * Chord progression * Harmony/counter harmonies * Song formats (verse/chorus/bridge) * Recording and printing options
Recommended length: 90 minutes
Changing to A Higher Place Identify and remove the roadblocks to a richer flute playing experience by Mark Camden
Over several generations, many of us have lost our connections with music. Not that long ago, music played an important role in our ancestor's daily lives. Somehow, we switched from taking an active part in music and became music listeners! Over the years there has developed a musical disconnect.
In this workshop, flute players will learn about some of the roadblocks that keep us from re-connecting with our musical soul and how to navigate around those barriers.
In this workshop participants will learn:
* Musical patience * Flute mechanics * How to practice * Identify and release old belief systems that hold you back * How to open up and receive music * Develop music sensitivity * Learn about musical clairaudience