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Spring Birdsong Ensemble

Course Overview

Spring is a wonderful time to experience the sounds, smells, and sights of the boreal forest. Not only are birds bursting forth with territorial songs, rivers are overflowing, the forest is flowering, and pungent smells abound. The aim of this workshop is to discover some of this delightful diversity, hone observation skills, and produce a creative musical ensemble response. During moderate morning hikes you’ll learn to recognize birds by song, sight, and habitat, and explore other boreal spring delights. In the afternoon become part of a musical ensemble as we make a creative response to our morning observations using percussion instruments from around the world. All levels of experience are welcome. Your materials fee covers use of Orff instruments.

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