Harmony Singing (Workshop Series) **2nd Class Added**

  • July 31, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Folk School of Fayetteville

    207 West Center Street
    Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701
Ticket Price $100.00 This event is now over

In the first session we will practice how to hear harmony notes, how to blend with your fellow singers, and how to best use your voice as an instrument. 
2nd session/week 2 will focus on singing as a group, listening for the blend, and trying to achieve 3-part harmonies as we break into singing groups.

Get ready to turn on your ears and turn off your “I can’t do it” brain. Together we’ll make beautiful music.

Workshop Series: 2 sessions (Mondays - July 31 & Aug 7), 6pm-7:30pm
Cost: $100
Enrollment: 8 maximum

Bernice Hembree is an Arkansas native with a diverse musical background.  As a clarinetist, pianist, vocalist, and bassist, Bernice has experienced music from the pit, the stage, backstage, sidestage, and from the audience.  She trained as a vocalist and went on to study musical theatre at American Musical & Dramatic Academy (AMDA) in New York City.  Upon returning to Arkansas she began performing and touring as a bassist and vocalist with the band 3 Penny Acre.  Currently, she tours and performs with her husband in the duo, Smokey & The Mirror.  

Bernice has traveled the world performing music and has had opportunities to collaborate with seasoned performers.   The years of music experiences and collaborations have honed her skills and developed techniques that she uses while teaching music lessons & workshops to students of all ages.

Bernice is co-founder of Folk School of Fayetteville, popularly known as Fayetteville Roots.

Date & Time

Mon, Jul 31, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Venue Details

Folk School of Fayetteville

207 West Center Street
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701 Folk School of Fayetteville
Folk School of Fayetteville

FOLK SCHOOL OF FAYETTEVILLE is a 501(c)3 non-profit music organization popularly known as Fayetteville Roots. 
For over a 13 years we have carried out our mission to connnect community through music and food. Over that time we have fostered concerts & community/educational events in Northwest Arkansas. We believe in our music community and strive to create opportunies for connections and learning. 

In 2022 one of our signature events, the Fayetteville Roots Festival, was paused. 2023 brings a new chapter and a new location for our organization. The Folk School of Fayetteville, located in the historic Walker Stone House near the Fayetteville Square, will open in late Spring 2023 with space for lessons, classes, workshops, jams, and more.

What is a Folk School and why do you need to know about it?
Folk Schools originated as a way for communities to learn from each other, especially vital to communities that didn’t have access to “formal education”.     Folk Schools create an environment that encourages People teaching People, rather than a classical education approach of Professor and Student.

Folk School of Fayetteville is continuing this model by providing space for musicians to learn from each other, for new players to learn, and for long time musicians to develop new technique and skills — and this is available to ALL the FOLKS (people).  Folk School is open to all genres, identities, and cultures, and is excited to host music that is as dynamic and varied as our community.

Folk School of Fayetteville is buit on the body of work (13 years) of Fayetteville Roots Festival, and is fostered on many of its guiding principles:
Create opportunities for our music community
Support and present multivaried music genres, identities, & cultures
Commitment to free & low-cost community learning
Creative re-use of existing urban spaces
Collaboration with the community & music/arts organizations
Low waste & low impact sustainable events

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