Vortex Summer School
3rd – 23rd August 2014, Vortex Jazz Club, Dalston
Want to try your hand at improvisation? Got a song in your head that you want to get out? Perhaps you dream of being able to bust out a wicked Gypsy tune to impress your friends?
Well now you can learn the techniques, tricks and tunes from the musicians themselves at the first ever Vortex Summer School! Three unique one-week courses and three one-day workshops to inspire and boost the musician in you.
Alongside learning and playing, you will have the chance to perform to family and friends, and at a public event on 16th August. This is an opportunity to get involved in some fun, summer music making in a friendly environment.
Sat 23 August 2014
Day 3: Learn the most beautiful songs from Eastern Europe and the Balkans
Tutor: Gundula Gruen Who is it for? All ages –children below 13 must be accompanied by an adult Anybody who loves to sing – no previous knowledge necessary Mixed level, […]
Mon 11 August 2014
Week 2: Vocal Song Writing and Interpretation
Tutors: Yvette Riby-Williams and Bruno Heinen Led by the world renowned ‘Boxettes’ singer Yvette Riby-Williams and critically acclaimed pianist and composer Bruno Heinen, this week will be a fun, friendly […]
Sat 09 August 2014
Day 2: Saturday 9th August: Improvisation taster day
Tutors: Bruno Heinen & Kristian Borring In this fun crash course in improvisation we will be learning a few songs by ear written by the greats of jazz and blues. […]
Mon 04 August 2014
Week 1: Introduction to Improvisation
Test Led by critically acclaimed pianist Bruno Heinen, and guitarist Kristian Borring, this course is aimed at musicians who would like to learn more about how to improvise in a […]
Sun 03 August 2014
Day 1: Big & Small
Tutor: Tara Franks A cross-generational jam where together we devise a new piece of music from scratch using instruments you bring along, your voice and/or percussion. Come and have fun making music […]