Workshops

Lighting the Musical Fire

Workshop Series 2015

Three workshops focusing on developing your creative process and community through music,
followed by a unique inter-arts concert featuring our facilitators.
Concerts are open to the public, which are held at the Strawhouse Gallery,
with a suggested donation of $20 admission. All Workshops are at Whispering River Music Studio
,
Feb.21, March 21, and June 20, 2015.


Workshops: 9:30AM - 4:00 PM,  ~ $80
Concert times as posted below,  ~ $20 suggested donation.

June 20: Ceremony, Music, Fire

Patti Wolfe, choral & community singing
Bob Pickering, guitar and folk instruments
Brenda Muller, orchestral instruments, poetry & song-writing

Plus Musical and Poetical Friends including Terry Christenson and Katerina Fretwell

Take this liberating step and transform your world with music. Lift your heart and voice in chorus! Dust off that banjo, guitar, ukulele, mandolin, violin, viola, cello, bass, whatever you have and build skills to play! Together we’ll make a musical ceremony for the solstice concert.

8:00 PM - Solstice Fire and Concert, Pattie Wolfe, Bob Pickering, Brenda Muller and workshop participants.  Strawhouse Gallery, McKellar
Download flyer, bios of workshop leaders. [pdf]

Need a place to stay? The local BnB's have wonderful accomodations! 


Our first two workshops were a great success, have a look...!
Feb. 21: Sounding the Journey

Brenda Muller, assisted by Cassie Horley

I thought I had no talent.
Brenda helped bring my creativity out,
and before I knew it I was writing and singing songs!

~ Kathy, workshop participant.

Creative musicianship fundamentals: Using a hands-on, inter-arts process, you will discover the joy of reading and composing music. Gentle movement and stretches to get your creativity flowing are included.
 Studio Open House and  Informal Concert, Whispering River Music Studio
Katarina Fretwell, poet; Brenda Margaret Muller, cello
 

March 21: Singing your Soul

Randi Helmers, singer/actor/painter
Brenda Muller, cellist/poet/song-writer

Experience spontaneous music, and learn to use the expressive range of your own voice through vocalizations, impulse, movement, and drama in this inter-arts approach to music making.

7:30 PM  Singing Your Soul, Randi Helmers and Brenda Muller, Straw Housegallery, McKellar

Lighting The Musical Fire
Located a 2.5 hours from Toronto, north on the 400 highway, please e-mail brendamargaretmusic@gmail.com for more detailed driving instructions or if you have questions/concerns.