Celtic Ensemble with Kimberley Fraser
September 8 - October 17, 2011
This class is open to fiddle, guitar and piano. In this class, we will explore the role of both melody players and accompanists, but more importantly the relationship between these two. We will learn a group of tunes from the Scottish, Irish and Cape Breton traditions and discuss the arranging process as we collaborate on our material. We will learn some theory and discuss chord choices, bass lines, and rhythm.
This class is recommended for intermediate-advanced fiddlers with a fair amount of repertoire. For accompanists, knowledge of chords and keys will be expected and you should be able to read through a chord chart.
Please bring a recording device and note taking material.