Sam Kavanagh is a music director, composer and producer based in Dublin, Ireland.
His unique approach to music-making actively engages audiences, by creating new music in the moment together through collaboration and improvisation.
When: Saturday March 7th and Sunday 8th 2019
Where: Mulvarra House, St Mullins, Co Carlow
Sam Kavanagh and Mulvarra House and are teaming up to provide a unique intensive composition workshop for people of all levels of musical experience. This workshop is aimed at people who are interested in writing music for choir/voices, but who may not know how to approach it. No previous experience necessary, as you’ll be able to tailor the work to your individual ability. The course will cover the following:
Ear-training: identifying intervals, from score and by ear
Transcription: write down music you hear and/or imagine
Polyphony: sing and play multi-part music at the keyboard
Harmony: identifying and playing chords from score and by ear
Rhythm: all of the above will include rhythm.. you can’t avoid it; it’s everywhere!
- All meals included
- Intensive one and a half day workshop
- 1 nights accommodation