On at Fife have secured a range of exciting and free music workshops, led by two international groups, as part of the ongoing ‘The Band’ project.
The workshops are guided by the ‘Stooges Brass Band’ from the New Orleans area, and features a blend of traditional New Orleans brass sounds with hip-hop beats for a laid back and contemporary sound. On At Fife are also running a competition for the Stooges Brass Band to come and play in your street.
The other international band, teaching the workshops, is a Brazilian Samba Band, led by Allysson Velez.
The workshops are open to all age groups, and is an exciting opportunity for families and individuals to take part in learning a new instrument and playing some upbeat and funky music.
All the workshops are held between 2pm – 5pm and are available at the following venues:
|Lochgelly Centre||Monday 16th July|
|Bowhill Centre, Cardenden||Tuesday 17th July|
|Cowdenbeath Leisure Centre||Wednesday 18th July|
|Kelty Centre||Thursday 19th July|
|Benarty Centre, Ballingry||Friday 20th July|
To take part in the workshops you can book your place by contacting, Lesley McNaughton or Dawn Jones at ON at Fife, Lochgelly Centre, telephone: 07771 294 652, or, 07876 684 663.
If there is any experienced brass or woodwind players, ON at Fife have secured a day long workshop with the Stooges Brass Band, to be held at the Lochgelly Centre on Saturday 14th July between 11am until 4pm. Tickets cost £10 and can be booked at the Lochgelly Centre Box Office on 01592 583 303.
You can learn more about the two international groups from the external links below:
- Allysson Valez: http://www.myspace.com/allyssonvelez#!/allyssonvelez
- Stooges Brass Band: http://www.stoogesmusicgroup.com/