Fondation des États-Unis | April 29 and 30 : Bluegrass and Old-Time Workshop with the Sawmill Sessions
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April 29 and 30 : Bluegrass and Old-Time Workshop with the Sawmill Sessions

The Sawmill Sessions offer a weekend of workshops on April 29 and 30 at the Fondation des Etats-Unis with instruments: Banjo Bluegrass (Guillaume Leriche), Banjo Old-Time (Paolo Conti), Guitar (Jimmy Josse), Mandoline (Glenn Arzel), Chant (Claire Nivard), Harmonica (David Chalumeau), Fiddle (Thierry Lecocq) and Dobro (Paolo Conti).

The opportunity to discover or perfect your skills in the Bluegrass and Old-Time styles, in a studious and warm atmosphere and for a reduced blow. Another opportunity to discover the Fondation des Etats-Unis. More information about the workshop

Practical Information:

Dates and times: Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 from 10am to 7pm

Instrument lessons (group): duration 3h45
Group workshops: duration 2h30
Plus jam and participants concert on Sunday at 5pm

Rates :
For 1 instrument: 40€ / 30€ students-unemployed
For 2 instruments: 60€ / 40€ students-unemployed
For residents of the Cité internationale universitaire de Paris (upon presentation of a residence card):
For 1 instrument: 15€
For 2 instruments: 20€

To register, please send an email to sawmill.sessions@gmail.com specifying which instrument(s) you play. Follow the workshop on Facebook.

Concert at the end of the workshop

This concert will allow the participants of the workshop to put into practice the elements learned during these two days and represents for an amateur audience of Bluegrass and Old-Time music an opportunity to listen to a concert of amateur and passionate musicians in the beautiful setting of the Grand Salon of the Foundation.

Free admission!
Register for the concert’s Facebook event here.