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Ysaye Barnwell Workshop 10:00 AM Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick, 1 Middle Street , Brunswick

Building a Vocal Community Workshop: Singing in the African American Tradition
(A Workshop by Ysaye Barnwell)

Saturday, June 16, 10am – 4pm
Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick
1 Middle Street (corner of Pleasant and Middle Streets)

Ysaye M Barnwell, longtime member of the Grammy Award winning a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock, will be conducting an all-day workshop at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick on April 2nd. Singers and non-singers alike will share the common experience of learning in the oral tradition and singing rhythms, chants, traditional songs from Africa, and a variety of songs from African American culture including spirituals, ring shouts, hymns, gospels, and songs from the Civil Rights Movement. The historical, social and political context will be provided as an introduction to the songs.

TO REGISTER:
Contact the church office at 207-729-8515 or register online at http://ysayeworkshop.brownpapertickets.com.

Registration Fees:
Single-$50, Couples-$75, Family of three or more - $100
Deadline for registration is June 8.

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