Friday, April 25, 2014

Beginner Musical Improv Workshop - 25 April 2014

What: The First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival presents Beginner Musical Improv Workshop
When: Friday, April 25, 2014, 3pm-5pm
Where: Spurrier Dance Studio, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY [Link to Directions]
Admission: Free

Learn how to improvise songs in this workshop taught by musician and comedian Matt Griffo. Matt has taught and music directed for The Second City, Columbia College, Baby Wants Candy, and Improv Olympic Chicago. You'll learn musical improv warm-ups and exercises, as well as how to make up songs on the spot. This is perfect for people that have never done musical improv and is great grounding for seasoned performers

For more information, contact the University of Rochester Program of Dance and Movement:
(585) 273-5150

Monday, April 7, 2014

Finger Lakes Flute Circle Meeting - EARLY - 10 April 2014

The Finger Lakes Flute Circle is meeting Thursday, 10 April 2014, 6:30 pm, at the Brookside School (Brighton Parks & Recreation), 1680 S Winton Rd, Rochester, NY 14618. The official address, 220 Idlewood Rd, takes you through the neighborhood streets to the alternate entrance on the other side of the building. Note that this date is EARLIER in the month than usual.

We will be playing Native American flute, together and individually. Bring your flutes, drums, and hand percussion.

This meeting, we may include playing along with backing tracks, or jam tracks, to enrich and inspire music making. We may also try using the microphone and amplifier for "electronic canyon" effects.

Beginners are welcome and encouraged to come and play! Beginner flutes will be available to try out. The Native American flute is an easy to play instrument that allows you to play affectingly beautiful music! 

A $5 contribution is requested for room rental and Meetup fees.

We will make great music together, and have a lot of fun. We look forward to seeing you there!

Current meeting schedules are listed on the Blog and Meetup websites: