Americans and Europe - Telling Stories with the harp
- Starts Feb 10, 2024Starts Feb 10, 2024
- 150 U.S. dollarsUS$150
- Online Session
Natural Tales with Harp Develop & accompany stories with harp After this workshop you'll be able to Remember a story without reading it Use the fundamentals of improvisation to accompany a story with harp Make sounds with you harp *You don't have to play and talk at the same time!* Number of meetings 14 hours total** 12 hours in workshops developing and learning stories (6 meetings) 2 hours for open practice and development ** We meet for 2 hours with a solid 15 minute break in the middle, so technically it's 1 hour and 45 minutes per session. About the stories These stories are usually short between 4 - 10 minutes to tell without the harp. Each participant will learn between 4 to 8 of these stories, depending on the amount of time they have for working outside of the workshops. Practice time You will probably need about 15 - 30 minutes a day to practice daily. Some people need more, others less. We will talk about ways to practice (storytelling is easy to practice while walking or cleaning.) Other information All the stories are oral, we while we start with a written text, we work on the stories orally with drawings and exercises to have fun. If the workshop is out of your budget, email me we'll find a solution if you want to attend. harpstories (at) gmail.com Number of participants Maximum 8 people in this workshop, minimum 3 Level This workshop is ideal for anyone who hasn’t told stories before, although experienced storytellers should also enjoy the workshop. We will move at a comfortable pace, giving you time to develop and enjoy yourself without pressure. You need a harp which can tune into C - G - D, more than 20 stings is best Our focus is on using the harp in stories, so technique is not a subject addressed in the workshop. Materials: "The Natural Storyteller, Wildlife Tales for Telling” is a book of 48 tales with exercises to spark imagination. While the book is written for children, the stories are timeless, for people of all ages. Harp & Story Handbook, provided with the course. Course fee does not include the "The Natural Storyteller, Wildlife Tales for Telling”, the book is required when attending this online course, it costs around 25 US.
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