Monday, 5 November 2007

Sore Fingers Week in UK, 24-28 March 2008

The thirteenth Sore Fingers Week will be held from Monday 24 March to Friday 28 March 2008 at Kingham Hill School, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England. The US instructors for intermediate and advanced courses are:

Guitar: Scott Nygaard
Singing: Keith Little
Songwriting: John Lowell
Dobro: Sally Van Meter
Fiddle: Megan Lynch
Bass: Danny Thompson
Autoharp: Mike Fenton
Old-time fiddle: Thomas Bailey

Sore Fingers are currently in communication with Ron Block (banjo), John Reischman (mandolin), and Joe Newberry (old-time banjo).

Beginners' courses will be taught by UK instructors:

Banjo: John Dowling
Mandolin: Dan Norton
Fiddle: James Dewdney
Guitar and bass: TBA

The residential course (five full days' tuition, six nights' accommodation, and three meals a day, with several accommodation options) finishes with the annually renowned tutor concert. For more information see the Sore Fingers website or call John Wirtz or Moira Wirtz at +44 (0)1373 813590.

Read John Wirtz's press release here.