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Workshop Schedule Lark Camp 2017

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

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Mendocino Woodlands

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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

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Lark Camp Staff 2017  |   Dance Instructors  |   Music & Song Instructors  |   Childrens Instructors  |  
Where Are The Workshops  |   Special Events

Workshop Schedule Lark Camp

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 Instructors NOW
We Are Working On Adding
We hope to raise $10,000

"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 2017

Here are a few of the instructors that we have funded with donations for Lark Camp 2017

We have many others that we are also trying to bring that will take extra funding


American Roots Music For Accordion, European Accordion Styles

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 2017

Dance Instructors
Jason Adajian
Morris & Sword Dance
Tami Allen
Cajun Dance
Toby Blome
Swedish Dance
Claudette Boudreaux
Cajun Dance
Shirleigh Brannon
Irish Dance Basics For Everyone, Irish Sean-Nos Dance And Battering For Sets
Malaika Finkelstein
Beginning Swing (East Coast & Charleston), Intermediate Swing (Lindy Hop)
Nydia Gonzalez
Bailes (Dance) Regionales de Mexico: Cumbias, Rancheras and Sones
Kat Greene
Hula Ancient & Modern
Erik Hoffman Contras, Squares, Waltzes, Couple Dances, Ham-Bone
Antonea Leftheriotis Greek Dance
Natalie Nayun
Belly Dance, Turkish Roman and Belly Dancing with Props
David Newitt
English & Scottish Country Dance
Michael Riemer Irish Set Dance
Yael Schy
Latin Dance, Thinking On Your Feet: Improvisation Theater Games
Adrienne Simpson
Breton, Galician & French Dance
Sue Williard
Balkan Dance

Music & Vocal Instructors

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Claudia Anastasio

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

Music Of The Andes, Charango, Panpipe 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, Intermediate/Advanced Pennywhistle Tunes & Ornaments
David Brown

Jazz Guitar Soloing Standards, Gypsy Style Improvisation And More, Hawaiian to Cajun Country Steel Guitar, Middle Eastern Music For Non-1/4 Tone Instruments, Greek Including Syrtaki, Afghan & more - David Brown
Lorna Brown Beginning Piano Accordion
Tommy Brown

Blues Guitar
Carlo Calabi Old Time Harmony Singing
Dan Cantrell

Balkan Ensemble, Klezmer Ensemble
Eliza Cantwell
Music Theory Boot Camp
Danny  Carnahan
Octave Mandolin, Songwriting
Sharon Carl In Harmonys Way Song Circle
Kevin Carr
Quebecois Fiddling, Quebecois Session, Gaita
Heath Curdts

Old Time 5 String Banjo
Connie Doolan

Swing & Jazz Vocals
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
Marla Fibish

Irish Mandolin
Karen Fishback
Making Musical Instruments Out Of Gourds For Adults
Aryeh Frankfurter
Harp-Anything But Beginning, Swedish & Nordic Music For Nyckelharpa And All Instruments
Scott Gayman

French Music, Hurdy Gurdy
Scott Gifford
Ukulele 101, Ukenanny!
Jack Gilder
Irish Music on the Anglo System Concertina
Nydia Gonzalez
Mariachi Repertoire Sones, Rancheras, Boleros and Polkas & More
Miguel Govea
Conjunto Ensemble, Tex-Mex & Cumbia Music, Guitarrone, Hand Percussion
Pete Grant

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

Ensemble Singing, English Country Dance Improvisation, Silent Movie Orchestra, Jubo
Erik Hoffman & Darcy Noonan

Contra Dance Band Lab For All Instruments
Preston Howard

Irish Uilleann Bagpipes, Uilleann Pipe Tune Favorites For Everyone
Greg Jenkins

Greek Rebetika Songs For Voice & Instruments, Bulgarian Tunes For All Instruments
Washtub Jerry

Learn Uke Chords Using Neighborhood Concept, Piano Chording
Myra Joy

Cello Fun
Wael Kakish
Arabic Music Ensemble - Instrumental (Oud and others), Percussion (Darabukka & Tambourine) and Vocal (Simple Traditional Songs) from Egypt, Syria, Iraq, Lebanon and Jordan
Shira Kammen

Sephardic Music For Voices And Instruments, Medieval & Renaissance Dance Band For All Instruments
Rebecca King

English Country Dance Music/Ensemble
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
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
Lydia Martin
Balinese Kecak Monkey ChantBalinese Kecak Monkey Chant
Stuart Mason

Celtic Tunes for Flatpick Guitar, Old Ballads For DADGAD Guitar
Kevin McConnell
Swing Guitar, Blues Guitar Soloing
Josie Mendelsohn
Quebecois Session
Peter Michaelsen

Swedish Fiddling With Melodies & Harmonies For All Instruments, Playing Swedish Music For Dance
Martha Montoya
Mariachi Repertoire Sones, Rancheras, Boleros and Polkas & More
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

Mountain Dulcimer, Ukulele Jug Band (other instruments welcome)
Dan Newton

American Roots Music For Accordion, European Accordion Styles
Jim Oakden

Breton Music - Dance Tunes, Including Chording/Backup
Susan Peña
Conjunto Ensemble, Guitar, Vocals
Jason Pollack
Irish Flute & Pennywhistle Ornamentation
Celia Ramsay

Get Your Voice Out of the Closet
WB Reid

Old Time String Band Songs, Intermediate Guitar
Autumn Rhodes

Irish Gaelic Songs
Dale Russ

Intermediate & Advanced Irish Fiddle
Varol Saatcioglu

Bulgarian Tunes For All Instruments, Bulgarian Ensemble
Daniel Schoenfeld
Irish Tune Swap
Erin Shrader

Irish Songs & Fiddle
Barry Shultz

Old Time Slow Jam, Old Time Fiddle
Bon Singer

Balkan Singing Technique, Balkan Songs
John Skelton

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

Swedish Fiddle
Simo Tesla

Serbian/Balkan Ensemble. Folk Songs And Dances From Serbia And Other Balkan Countries, Accordion Boot Camp With Simo, For Beginner/Intermediate Accordion Players. Learn To Develop Proper Playing Skills, Practice Techniques, Basic Music Theory, Understand How Your Instrument Works And Learn Easy Accordion Music In A Fun Environment.
Eric Thompson

Bluegrass & Old Time Mandolin, Bluegrass & Old Time Guitar
Marianna Tubman

Solar Cooking Demo - Sun, Tue & Thu 12:-12:30 Food Prep & Discussion 3:30-4:00 Food Sampling & Discussion
Francy Vidal
Music Of The Andes, Kena, Bombo, Andean Rhythms, Andean Panpipe Ensemble
Jim Wells Hammered Dulcimer, Jimbowing For Hammered Dulcimer, Dulcimer & Mandolin
Paul Wernick
Greek & Rebetika Music Session
Kalei Yamanoha

Piano Accordion, Gypsy Jazz Accordion
Vickie Yancy
French Button Accordion All Levels, French Session
Bonnie Zahnow

Old Time Music Jam, Beginning Guitar
Corwin Zekley

Jazz, Swing & Gypsy Jazz Violin, Improvisation & Spontaneous Composition For All Instruments & Styles

Kids Workshops
Kathy Mowdy Hill
Props and Costumes For Kids' Play
Wayne Hill
Make And Play A Didgeridoo For Kids, Making Bamboo Flutes
Tim O'Laughlin
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?

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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
Pachelbel Canon and Gigue With Interspersed Songs Conducted By Shira Kammen
All are invited to join in.
Check here for music and information.

Silent Night - Wayne's Silent Movie Orchestra
Silent Movie
Buster Keaton

Music, Dance And Drama Kids Show

Dance Schedule Go Here

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