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Joy of Singing with Claudia Schmidt

Join Unplugged Featured Performer Claudia Schmidt for an introduction to her favorite pastime (and her profession!): singing! Claudia will teach ways to approach singing that relax your body for the full hedonistic pleasure of sending sound into the air.  This will include some exercises and, of course, singing!
Fri, Sep 14th, 2018
Instructor: Claudia Schmidt
2 hours
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Making it Personal: Storytelling with Kevin Kling

North House is excited to welcome renowned storyteller Kevin Kling to Unplugged  as a performer and instructor. When telling a personal story, how do we recall the details hidden in our past?  In this workshop we will work with storyteller tools such as creating imagery, working with humor and crafting…
Fri, Sep 14th, 2018
Instructor: Kevin Kling
1½ Days
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The Cedar Hand Drum: Carving, Stretching & Drumming

The timeless beat of the drum stems back to a time when we made our own music literally from the ground up. Before drum shops and before Putumayo, materials were hand-harvested from the forest to create wonderful sounds and were used to find rhythm in the world. In this course…
Sat, Oct 6th, 2018  –  Sun, Oct 7th, 2018
Instructors: Eric Mase, Dayna Mase
2 hours
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Ukulele II: Keep Strumming with Prudence Johnson

For students who've got a little practice under their belts, musician Prudence Johnson will offer Ukulele II to help beginners extend their skills. She'll explore diminished and bar chords and more complex progressions, as well as some melodies and strumming techniques. Students should be familiar with basic chord progressions in…
Fri, Sep 14th, 2018
Instructor: Prudence Johnson
4 Days
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Ukulele: Build Your Own

While we may associate the sounds of the ukulele with more tropical locales, this easy to pack and play instrument has a lot to offer any musician--aspiring or professional, Northern or otherwise.  Join luthier David Seaton to build a northwoods ukulele in just four days made of locally harvested maple,…
Sat, Jan 5th, 2019  –  Tue, Jan 8th, 2019
Instructor: David Seaton
Thu, Jan 17th, 2019  –  Sun, Jan 20th, 2019
Instructor: David Seaton