Our Own Little Medieval Folk Band

  • December 10, 2012 · 7:30 PM
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Our Own Little Medieval Folk Band

"The Left Bank" and "Naturalist for You" are forming a little medieval/folk band.  We'll rehearse every Monday night at 7:30pm at different musicians' homes.  If you're interested in joining, please RSVP and we'll send you the exact location before each rehearsal.  What kind of music do we like?  Medieval, Renaissance, Celtic, folk, experimental--a mix.  We're also interested in combining music and nature--playing on branches, stones, creating our own sounds, etc.  Instruments we are looking for: guitars, lutes, banjos, harps, flutes, tin whistles, viola de gambas, violins, fiddles, mandolins, tambourines, other medieval instruments, percussions and winds, harpsichord, piano, troubadour-type singers.... You don't have to be an expert musician to join, you just need a good ear and basic music/chord reading skills.  Our band includes Joel (mandolin, fiddle), Helene (flutes, recorders, harmonica, guitar), Kirk (that guy can play anything) and Jared (guitar, studio recording).  Here are a few examples of music we enjoy (click on titles):

Lamento di Tristan e Rotta

Helene and Herbert's duet at the Tower of Songs

Fairport Convention


Kirk plays the tin whistle in Barker Valley.

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  • Melisa C.

    declining since no additional info..maybe next time :)

    December 10, 2012

    • Melisa C.

      gotcha..so weird..you emailed me at [masked]?

      December 10, 2012

    • Helene D.

      I don't know what the email is when I send an email to members. It is your default email.

      December 10, 2012

  • Melisa C.

    i thought i left a message. i would love to be a part of this..though i am def. not a musician, but can play a little tam and like to sing. let me know if you need a place. i'm in west garden grove.

    December 9, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Wish I could, but I teach Monday nights and, unfortunately, except for singing, I also don't play an instrument.

    December 2, 2012

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