FOLK MUSIC is mainly for youth and young adults. The track suits you who wants to play folk- and world music by ear (without sheet music) together with others. You sing or play strings, wind, percussion, a stringed instrument like the guitar, mandola, bass, or other accompaniment instrument.
Age: ca 14–23 years
Instrument experience: Good
Orchestra experience: Not necessary
Participation fee: 450 SEK/participant
The track starts on Saturday June 18 after lunch and ends with Early & Folk in Concert on Tuesday June 21 in the evening.
Participates in the following concerts:
Early & Folk in Concert – Tuesday June 21, Concert Hall (Göteplatsfoajén)
No preparations needed.
Repertoire will be presented later.
13 years or older without adult
13 years or older with adult
Sten is a musician, composer, arranger, and folk and world music. He is passionate about integrating music from different cultures, with a special focus on music from Haiti. not the least through his band Simbi. Sten is the Artistic Leader of World Wide Orchestra. He was awarded the Swedish Planeta Prize Inspirator of the Year in 2021.
Sofia is a violinist, teacher and head of the world music program at the Academy of Music and Drama in Gothenburg. She loves enabling meetings between musicians and loves a good swing! Sofia can be seen in the swing collective Cats and Dinosaurs, the Balkan band Trio Katastrofa, and indie pop band Winhill/Losehill.
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