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Workshop Schedule Lark Camp 2016

Most workshops are designed to run the full length of camp. If you are coming for half camp you will be taking partial workshops

Lark Camp Music Library

Lark Camp Music Library - A place where you can find lots of the written music from Lark Camp.

Lark In The Morning &
Folk World Music

One of a kind and antique musical instruments for sale from the directors of Lark Camp.

Lark Camp In The News

Articles about Lark Camp in the news from the New York Times to Strings Magazine and more!

Lark Camp YouTube Videos

A page with a selection of YouTube videos from Lark Campers.

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Lark Camp Designs Store

A selection of Lark Camp designs. Shirts, mugs, bags and more.

Mickie & Elizabeth Zekley

Corwin Zekley Violinist/Songwriter

The Bagpiper

Music by the directors of Lark Camp and their family

Mendocino Woodlands

Where Lark camp takes place

Lark Camp Folk Community

Folk music related web sites of friends of Lark Camp

Lark Tales

Stories told by people who have meandered along the misty, musical paths of Lark Camp

Kid's Play

A page about the play that the kids at Lark Camp perform on the last evening of camp with pictures of the play being rehearsed

Monthly Mendocino English Country Dances

Come dance with us when you are in Mendocino.



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Lark Camp Staff 2016  |   Dance Instructors  |   Music & Song Instructors  |   Childrens Instructors  |  
Where Are The Workshops  |   Special Events

Workshop Schedule Lark Camp 2015

Most workshops are designed to run the full length of camp.
If you are coming for half camp you will be taking partial workshops.

We Need Donations For Instuctors NOW
We Are Working On Adding
We hope to raise $10,000 (We are now 35% there)

"Adopt An Instructor"
You Can Help Add Instructors To The Lark Camp Staff

We are currently taking donations to fund many instructors to Lark Camp 2016
Here are a few of the instuctors added through camper donations.


Turkish Music Ensemble

Irish Flute, Unusual & Rare Irish Flute Tunes For All Instruments

Serbian/Balkan Ensemble. Folk Songs And Dances From Serbia And Other Balkan Countries, Simo Tesla Orchestra

Lark Camp Music & Dance Staff & Confirmed Workshops 2016

Dance Instructors
Jason Adajian
Morris & Sword Dance
Tami Allen
Cajun Dance
Claudette Boudreaux
Cajun Dance
Shirleigh Brannon
Irish Step Dance, Irish Ceili Dance, Irish Sean-Nos Dance And Battering For Sets
Malaika Finkelstein
Beginning Swing (East Coast & Charleston), Intermediate Swing (Lindy Hop)
Kat Greene
Hula Ancient & Modern
Erik Hoffman Contras, Squares, Waltzes, Couple Dances, Ham-Bone
Cora Hubbert Old Style Cuban Salsa Dance
Antonea Leftheriotis Greek Dance
Natalie Nayun
Belly Dance, Turkish Roman and Belly Dancing with Props
Yael Schy
Latin Dance, Thinking On Your Feet: Improvisation Theater Games
Adrienne Simpson
Breton, Galician & French Dance
Janis Reynolds Irish Set Dance
Sue Williard
Balkan Dance
Alan Winston
English Country Dance

Music & Vocal Instructors

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Joey Abarta

Irish Uilleann Bagpipes, Uilleann Pipe Tune Favorites For Everyone
Tami Allen

Cajun & Zydeco Slow Jam & Rub Board, Cajun Fiddle
Edmond Badoux

Music Of The Andes, Charango, Panpipe Ensemble
Vassil Bebelekov

Bulgarian Tunes For All Instruments, Bulgarian Ensemble
Mark Bell

Middle Eastern Drumming
Shay Black

Irish Chorus, Sea Songs And More, Singing In A Session
Claudette Boudreaux
Cajun & Creole Button Accordion, Cajun French Songs
David Brewer

Irish Bodhran, Beginning Pennywhistle, Intermedate/Advanced Pennywhistle Tunes & Ornaments
Neil Brook

Hurdy Gurdy, French Music for All Instruments
David Brown

Jazz Guitar Soloing Standards, Gypsy Style Improvisation And More
Lorna Brown Beginning Piano Accordion
Carlo Calabi Old Time Harmony Singing
Alexandre Cadarso
Gaita (Spanish Galician Bagpipe), Galician Percussion In The Creek
Danny  Carnahan
Octave Mandolin, Songwriting
Kevin Carr
Quebecois Fiddling, Quebecois Session
Tim Connell

Mandolin, Choro For Mandolin And Other Instruments
Dave Cory

Flatpicking Guitar, Unique & Rare Irish Banjo Tunes & Techniques For All Instruments
Heath Curdts

Old Time 5 String Banjo
Jimmy Durchslag

Jazz Ensemble, Latin Band Ensemble For All Instruments And Singers-Afro Cuban, Sone, Salsa
Download music for Jimmy's Workshop
Sinan Erdemsel

Turkish Music Ensemble
Chuck Ervin
Beginning Bass, Intermediate Bass
Wade Evans
India Folk Tunes & Ragas, India Music Ensemble
Max Forseterh

The Secrets Of Music - Music Theory, Harmony, Chords And More All Revealed, Exploring Vocal Harmony
Marla Fibish

Irish Mandolin
Aryeh Frankfurter
Harp-Anything But Beginning, Swedish & Nordic Music For Nyckelharpa And All Instruments
Jack Gilder

Irish Music on the Anglo System Concertina
Nydia Gonzalez
Mariachi Repertoire Including Sones, Rancheras, Boleros and Polkas, Mexican Regional Sones (and their instrumentation) From Jarocho, Huasteco, Nayarita And Other Places
Pete Grant

Acoustic Lap Steel & Dobro Guitar
Willliam Greene
Hawaiian & Folk Songs For Ukulele
Wayne Hankin

Ensemble Singing, English Country Dance Improvisation, Silent Movie Orchestra
Erik Hoffman

Contra Dance Band Lab For All Instruments
Leslie Hubbert

Old Style Cuban Son Cubano Band, Vieja Trova Cubana, Cuban Songs
Michael Hubbert

Old Style Cuban Son Cubano Band, Vieja Trova Cubana, Cuban Songs
Washtub Jerry

Learn Uke Chords Using Neighborhood Concept, Piano Chording
Greg Jenkins

Greek Rebetika Songs For Voice & Instruments, Bulgarian Tunes For All Instruments
Finn Juhl

Piano Accordion, Gypsy Jazz Accordion
Wael Kakish
Arabic Music Ensemble - Instrumental (Oud and others), Percussion (Darabukka & Tambourine) and Vocal (Simple Traditional Songs) from Egypt, Syria, Iraq, Lebanon and Jordan
Butch Kwan

Blues For Guitar & Fiddle
Russ Landers

African Music-Zimbabwean Marimba
Pam Laughlin

Brazilian Choro Music, Swing Improv
Robert Laughlin

Gypsy Jazz Guitar
Wanda Law

Irish Fiddle Basics For Beginners, Beginning Fiddle
Georgios Leftheriotis

Greek Music Ensemble For All Instruments & Singers
Frannie Leopold

Old Time Harmony Singing, Jug Band Jam
Michelle Levy

English Country Dance Music/Ensemble
Rebecca Lomnicky

Beginning Scottish Fiddle, Scottish Fiddle Tunes & Technique
Lisa Lynne
Beginning/Intermediate Celtic Harp, Getting Your Music Out Into The World
Richard Mandel
DADGAD Irish Guitar
Kevin McConnell
Swing Guitar
Gregg Moore

World Band (Bring Your Band Instruments: Horns, Clarinets, Saxophones, Flutes, Piccolos, Drums Etc.) Brass Band Music From India, Serbia, Peru, Brazil, Africa, Surinam, Indonesia, Mexico, Bolivia And More

PDF band scores for some of Gregg's workshops.

Amber Mueller
Backup Old Time Guitar, Beginning Old Time Fiddle
Jim Mueller
Old Time Fiddle Tunes, Beginning Old Time Fiddle
Mark Nelson

Exploring The Ukulele, Ukulele Jug Band (other instruments welcome)
Jim Oakden

Breton Music - Dance Tunes, Including Chording/Backup
Sean O Nuallain
Improvisation In Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar, Extending Your Harmonic Vocabulary In Celtic Guitar Accompaniment
Melanie O'Reilly

Swing & Jazz Vocals, Irish Gaelic Songs
Celia Ramsay

Get Your Voice Out of the Closet
WB Reid

Old Time String Band Songs, Intermediate Guitar
Ty Rust
Klezmer & Balkan Orchestra
Erin Shrader

Irish Songs & Fiddle
Bon Singer

Balkan Singing Technique, Balkan Songs
John Skelton

Irish Flute, Unusual & Rare Irish Flute Tunes For All Instruments
Nils Olof Söderbäck

Swedish Fiddling With Melody & Harmonies For All Instruments
Athena Tergis

The Mysteries Irish Fiddle Bowing & Ornamentation, Tasty Irish Fiddle Tunes
Simo Tesla

Serbian/Balkan Ensemble, Folk Songs And Dances From Serbia And Other Balkan Countries, Odiseja Balkan Orchestra
Francy Vidal
Music Of The Andes, Kena, Bombo, Andean Rhythms, Andean Panpipe Ensemble
Paul Wernick
Greek & Rebetika Music Session
Vickie Yancy
French Button Accordion All Levels
Bonnie Zahnow

Old Time Music Jam, Beginning Guitar
Corwin Zekley

Celtic Fusion For All Instruments

Kids Workshops
Kathy Mowdy Hill
Props and Costumes For Kids' Play
Wayne Hill
Make And Play A Didgeridoo For Kids, Musical Safari For Kids
Butch Kwan
Kids Guitar, Kids Fiddle
Mendocino Woodlands Naturalist Staff Woodlands Nature Studies, Games & Crafts For Kids
Susan Spurlock
Lark Camp Kids Play

Read this great article about the
Lark Camp Kids Play with photos of the play being rehearsed.


Where are the workshops?

Find Out Here

Most workshops are designed to run the full length of camp. If you are coming for half camp you will be taking partial workshops.

Lark Camp Evening Dances
And Special Events

A Midnight Delight
Music to be announced. Special Surprise
All are invited to join in.
Check here for music and information.

Silent Night - Wayne's Silent Movie Orchestra
Silent Movie
To Be Announced

Music, Dance And Drama Kids Show

Dance Schedule Go Here

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Staff and workshops are subject to change.

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