Tuesday, 6 October 2009

Workshop and concert at the New Acoustic Gallery


Oliver Waitze of the New Acoustic Gallery in Solingen, Germany, reports on the forthcoming Mandolin Weekend Workshop (30 October-1 November 2009) given by Jesper Rübner-Petersen.

The course, which is open to all levels, begins on Friday 30 October (18:00-22:00) and continues through Saturday (10:00-17:00) and Sunday (10:30-15:00). Themes covered during the workshop will include bluegrass, old-time, Irish, blues, and swing tunes; the sound of David Grisman (tunes, solos, and tricks); and improvisation, including gipsy jazz. The cost of entry is €150 (concessions €120).

This includes a Saturday evening concert (20:00) by the Trio Vibracao - Oliver Waitze (acoustic guitars), Jesper Rübner-Petersen (mandolin), and Max Schaaf (bass). The concert is also open to up to 75 people: admission €18 VV; €22 AK; Erm. €14. The Trio can be seen and heard on YouTube playing David Grisman's 'Tipsy gypsy medley'.

The Workshop Weekend will be limited to fifteen participants. For reservations and further info on workshop and concert, contact:

Oliver Waitze
New Acoustic Gallery
Neuenhofer Str. 122
42657 Solingen (Höhscheid)
Tel.: +49 0212/2474007
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