Traditional Song Week Schedule – July 2-8, 2023


7:30-8:30 Breakfast
8:30- 8:50 Vocal warm-ups (staff)
Songs From the Irish Tradition
(Cathie Ryan)
Sea Chanteys:
How They
Were Used

(Chris Koldewey)
I Know My Chords –
Now What?

(Kay Justice)
Mind Over Matter:
Vocal Therapy
(Shirley Smith)
Community Singing
For the Soul
(Saro Lynch-Thomason)
A Tour of English
Folk Song Genres
(John Roberts)
10:15-10:45 Coffee/Tea Break
Choices: How to Get the Most Out of Performing Your Songs
(Matt Watroba)
Songwriting in
the Tradition

(Sam Gleaves)
Finding Your Voice With the Native American Flute
(Wade Fernandez)
Badass Women
in Folk Song

(Saro Lynch-Thomason)
Just Good Songs
(David Jones)
Traditional Gospel Choir
(Shirley Smith, Pamela English)
11:30-1:00 Lunch
1:15-2:15 Community Gathering & Special Events (no signups required)
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
The Copper Family Meets
The Carter

Queer & Feminist
Folk Songs Today

(Sam Gleaves, Saro Lynch-Thomason)
Sea Songs & Chanteys
(John Roberts, Chris Koldewey, David Jones)
Free time Free time
The Evolution
of Gospel Music

(Pamela English)
Shape-Note Singing
(Josh Goforth)
Singing the Ballads
(John Roberts)
Finding Your Voice in Songwriting & Performance
(Wade Fernandez)
Old Meeting-House Songs
(Sheila Kay Adams)
Music Hall:
Down at the Old Bull & Bush
(David Jones)
Unaccompanied Ballads
(Sheila Kay Adams)
Vocal Technique
(Cathie Ryan)
Context From Content in Maritime Music
(Chris Koldewey)
Duet Harmony Singing
(Kay Justice, Sam Gleaves)
Music Theory
(Josh Goforth)
Contemporary Gospel Choir
(Shirley Smith, Pamela English)
5:00-6:30 Supper
6:15-7:15 Singing Sessions by Genre (Monday: open; Tuesday: Ballad Singing Session;
Wednesday: open; Thursday: Pub Sing; Friday: Gospel)
7:30-? Evening Events (concerts, dances, jam sessions, etc.)