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An evening of FREE song, instrument and foot stomping workshops with Breabach & Le Ve

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Harlaw Academy, Monday 01 February 2010, 7pm - 9pm

SC&T have teamed up with Aberdeen Performing Arts (APA) to bring you a fabulous opportunity to explore the relationship between Scottish and Canadian traditional music, with an evening of free workshops with Breabach and Le Vent du Nord.

Breabach were nominated for Best Scottish Folk Band in the Scots Trad Music Awards 2007 & 2008. Le Vent du Nord is one of Quebec's most-loved folk bands.

Workshop places can be boked through Aberdeen Box Office on 01224 641122

APA are also giving SC&T Friends and participants the chance to see both bands in concert for a discounted price of 5.00 at the Music Hall on Thursday 04 February. Just mention SC&T when buying your ticket to receive the discount!

An evening of FREE song, instrument and dance workshops with Breabach & Le Vent du Nord. In partnership with Aberdeen Performing Arts.

Workshop Schedule

Six workshops, running simultaneously from 7.00pm - 8.00pm

* Workshop 1

Simon Beaudry - (bouzouki/guitar) LVDN

* Workshop 2

Nicolas Boulerice- (Hurdy gurdy, accordion) LVDN

* Workshop 3

Rjean Brunet (basses, accordion) LVDN

* Workshop 4

Olivier Demers- (fiddle/feet percussion/mandolin) - LVDN - this will be suitable for non musicians as there will be a foot stomping element to the workshop as well as playing!

* Workshop 5

Calum MacCrimmon (pipes,whistles) B

* Workshop 6

Patsy Reid (fiddle) B

Each workshop will be limited to 15 per group.

ALL groups come together in the Hall at Harlaw Academy for a sharing event 8.20-9pm.

These are Aberdeen Performing Arts workshops held in association with Scottish Culture and Traditions (SC&T) and members of the Canadian band Le Vent Du Nord (LVDN) and the Scottish band Breabach (B).

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