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Can't make it to Somerset? Then come to the
Harpers' Escape Weekend
October 7-9, 2016





Around the World Focus Area

Study with These Artists

These workshops are all about the music and dance from different countries. We're very proud to be able to import artists and have a terrific selection of music from other countries and cultures. Branch out and expand your horizon with a musical trip through some of these other lands.


alfredo ortiz
Alfredo Ortiz

Tristan LeGovic
aine minogue
Nicolas Carter
billy jackson
Wiilliam Jackson
meric donuk
Meric Donuk
salieu suso
Salieu Suso

Dennis Gormley

Grainne Hambly
Workshop Choices:

Time Workshop Presenter Level
Thurs. 3-4:30pm From Scotland to Ireland & Back Grainne Hambly Any
Thurs. 3-4:30pm Scottish harp music of the 17th century William Jackson Int-Adv
Fri. 9:30-11am Breton Music Intro Tristan LeGovic Beg-Int
Fri. 9:30-11am Irish Music Ornaments Grainne Hambly Any
Fri. 9:30-11am Latin Rhythm Intro Alfredo Ortiz Any
Fri. 9:30-11am Traditional Turkish Music 101 Meric Donuk Any
Fri. 1:30-3pm Paraguayan music class I Nicolas Carter Int
Fri. 3:30-5pm Breton Singing & Dancing Tristan LeGovic Any
Fri. 3:30-5pm Christmas & Hanukah in July Sunita Staneslow Any
Sat. 9:30-11am Scandinavian music for harp Tristan LeGovic Any
Sat. 9:30-11am Traditional Turkish Music & Rhythms Meric Donuk Any
Sat. 1:30-3pm Irish Christmas Tunes Grainne Hambly Any
Sat. 1:30-3pm Paraguayan music class II Nicolas Carter Int
Sat. 1:30-3pm Turkish Music Scales & Improvisation Meric Donuk Int-Adv
Sat. 3:30-5pm Breton music: Swing and Style Tristan LeGovic Int-Adv
Sat. 3:30-5pm Latin music techniques & fun effects Alfredo Ortiz Any
Sat. 3:30-4:30pm Listening Room: Experience the Kora Salieu Suso Any
Sun. 9-10:30am Arranging Turkish Music Meric Donuk Int-Adv
Sun. 9-10:30am Irish Slow Airs Grainne Hambly Int-Adv
Sun. 9-10:30am Paraguayan music class III Nicolas Carter Int

Hear It/See It! First time for Kora at Somerset

Expand your horizon: First time for Turkish Music at Somerset

If you find a mistake in any of these schedules pages please let me know!



Updated 3/3/16
Workshop descriptions and schedules are subject to change.