Music

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Community Bluegrass Jam Session – March 9, 2024

Mar 09, 2024 10:00AM—12:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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***This event requires NO registration! However, you can enter your information if you would like us to know you’re coming. *** An essential skill of bluegrass music is the ability to take part in informal playing situations, also known as a “jam session.” Participants arrange themselves in a circle, choose a song from a common repertoire,…

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West African Drumming Ensemble (Intergenerational) March 14, 21, & 28, April 4, 11, 18, & 25

Mar 14, 2024 7:00PM—8:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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Expand knowledge of hand-drumming technique for djembe and kpanlogo drums, bells, shakers, and stick drums; create full textures of rhythms in traditional West-African genres, and how the layers of rhythms work together to create a conversation. When you sign up for the West African Drumming Ensemble, you’ll be registered for 8 drumming sessions with no…

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West African Drumming Ensemble (Intergenerational) March 21, 2024 (Session 2 of 7)

Mar 21, 2024 7:00PM—8:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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*If you are interested in joining the ensemble in March & April, please click here to register for all sessions.  Expand knowledge of hand-drumming technique for djembe and kpanlogo drums, bells, shakers, and stick drums; create full textures of rhythms in traditional West-African genres, and how the layers of rhythms work together to create a conversation. When…

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Community West African Drumming (Intergenerational) March 28, 2024

Mar 28, 2024 6:00PM—7:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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***Registration is not required for this event. However, if you plan to come, please register so we know how many people to expect.  Join host Janice Hunton for a hands-on experience with West-African drumming. Learn about hand-drumming technique for djembe and kpanlogo drums, discover traditional West-African rhythms and how the layers of rhythms work together to create a…

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West African Drumming Ensemble (Intergenerational) March 28, 2024 (Session 3 of 7)

Mar 28, 2024 7:00PM—8:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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*If you are interested in joining the ensemble in March & April, please click here to register for all sessions.  Expand knowledge of hand-drumming technique for djembe and kpanlogo drums, bells, shakers, and stick drums; create full textures of rhythms in traditional West-African genres, and how the layers of rhythms work together to create a…

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West African Drumming Ensemble (Intergenerational) April 4, 2024 (Session 4 of 7)

Apr 04, 2024 7:00PM—8:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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*If you are interested in joining the ensemble in March & April, please click here to register for all sessions.  Expand knowledge of hand-drumming technique for djembe and kpanlogo drums, bells, shakers, and stick drums; create full textures of rhythms in traditional West-African genres, and how the layers of rhythms work together to create a conversation.…

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West African Drumming Ensemble (Intergenerational) April 11, 2024 (Session 5 of 7)

Apr 11, 2024 7:00PM—8:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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*If you are interested in joining the ensemble in March & April, please click here to register for all sessions.  Expand knowledge of hand-drumming technique for djembe and kpanlogo drums, bells, shakers, and stick drums; create full textures of rhythms in traditional West-African genres, and how the layers of rhythms work together to create a conversation. When…

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Community Bluegrass Jam Session – April 13, 2024

Apr 13, 2024 10:00AM—12:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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***This event requires NO registration! However, you can enter your information if you would like us to know you’re coming. *** An essential skill of bluegrass music is the ability to take part in informal playing situations, also known as a “jam session.” Participants arrange themselves in a circle, choose a song from a common repertoire,…

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West African Drumming Ensemble (Intergenerational) April 18, 2024 (Session 6 of 7)

Apr 18, 2024 7:00PM—8:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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*If you are interested in joining the ensemble in March & April, please click here to register for all sessions.  Expand knowledge of hand-drumming technique for djembe and kpanlogo drums, bells, shakers, and stick drums; create full textures of rhythms in traditional West-African genres, and how the layers of rhythms work together to create a conversation. When…

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Community Singing Circle (Intergenerational) April 20, 2024

Apr 20, 2024 11:00AM—12:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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***Please register so we know how many people to expect. A donation of $10 is requested at the time of the singing circle unless it is a hardship to donate.  *** Barbara McAfee will lead and teach simple songs, in the aural tradition (no lyric sheets or music to read). All are welcome, whether or…

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Community West African Drumming (Intergenerational) April 25, 2024

Apr 25, 2024 6:00PM—7:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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***Registration is not required for this event. However, if you plan to come, please register so we know how many people to expect.  Join host Janice Hunton for a hands-on experience with West-African drumming. Learn about hand-drumming technique for djembe and kpanlogo drums, discover traditional West-African rhythms and how the layers of rhythms work together to create a…

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West African Drumming Ensemble (Intergenerational) April 25, 2024 (Session 7 of 7)

Apr 25, 2024 7:00PM—8:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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*If you are interested in joining the ensemble in March & April, please click here to register for all sessions.  Expand knowledge of hand-drumming technique for djembe and kpanlogo drums, bells, shakers, and stick drums; create full textures of rhythms in traditional West-African genres, and how the layers of rhythms work together to create a conversation.…

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Past | Archive

Community West African Drumming (Intergenerational) February 24, 2024

Feb 24, 2024 12:30PM—1:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Community Bluegrass Jam Session – February 10, 2024

Feb 10, 2024 10:00AM—12:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Community West African Drumming (Intergenerational) January 27, 2024

Jan 27, 2024 12:30PM—1:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Songwriting in the Folk/Bluegrass Tradition (Intergenerational) January 20, 2024

Jan 20, 2024 10:00AM—1:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047