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Rochester, NY Oct. 8-9

Saturday, October 1, 2011

OCTOBER 8 & 9

Headed to ROCHESTER, NY next week to one of our favorite stores- Bernunzios Uptown Music for CLAWHAMMER BANJO & UKULELE WORKSHOPS. Also, a concert for Golden Link. Info Below.

ALL INFO HERE: http://www.goldenlink.org/html/finkmarxer.html

 

Saturday, October 8th, 7:30 pm

Rochester Christian Reformed Church, 2750 Atlantic Avenue, Penfield

$22 ($18 for Golden Link members; $10 for students; 12 years and under free)

Banjo and Ukulele Workshops with Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer!

Sun, October 9, 11:00am – 2:30pm

Bernunzio Uptown Music, 122 East Avenue, Rochester

CLAWHAMMER BANJO WITH CATHY FINK:

11 am - 12:30 pm    BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE CLAWHAMMER BANJO
This class will be geared to new players through intermediate players. Beginning right and left hand techniques will be taught, with review for the intermediate players. We will then move on to intermediate tune/techniques which beginners may watch and absorb.
 
 1 pm - 2:30 pm    ADVANCED CLAWHAMMER BANJO - VARIATIONS ON A TUNE
How to create variations once you’ve learned a tune on the banjo. Tips, tricks, philosophy and note by note demonstration.   Examples will be taught in G tuning and Double C tuning with tunes such as Little Billy Wilson, Old Bunch of Keys, West Fork Gals & Soldier's Joy


UKULELE WITH MARCY MARXER:

11 am - 12:30 pm    BEGINNING UKULELE
All ages, all fun - get started holding, tuning, strumming and chording the ukulele.
 
1 pm - 2:30 pm    INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCE UKULELE
Learn a chorded melody version of Bye Bye Blues, learned directly from Roy Smeck, a pioneer of the ukulele. Learn 1 fingerpicking arrangement that will challenge you to stretch out & play a beautiful melody such as Old Folks at Home (Swannee River) or Shenandoah
 


COST   $25 per workshop or 2 for $40  Advance registration appreciated  julie@bernunzio.com

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Playing Since: 1974
Experience Level: Expert/Professional

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Occupation: musician

Gender: Female
Age: 68

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I play 2 tubaphone banjos, one iwth Larry Sifel neck and 1 with Kevin Enoch neck, also pay a small dobson, an Enoch Dobson, Wunderlich fretless minstrel and several others. The tubaphones are my mainstays.

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Part of the GRAMMY winning duo, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer (www.cathymarcy.com). We play old time and various trad. & contemporary folk, swing, etc. Recorded "Banjo Haiku" CD in 1992, "singing with the Banjo" DVD in 2005 and GRAMMY nominated "BANJO TALKIN'" in 2007, and have over 30 other CD's, books, etc. Tour professionally and teach at a variety of music camps. Specialize in clawhammer playing with a little old time fingerpicking & bluegrass.Produced "The Old Time Banjo Festival" CD and live concert & festival.

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