by Daniel Hersh
Workshop description: Introduction to the concertina
and demonstration and Q&A covering concertina playing in a variety
of styles, inclunding both melody playing (Irish, English, etc.) and
vocal accompaniment. Anyone interested in the concertina is welcome to
attend, regardless of whether or not you have an instrument or know how
to play one.
Daniel Hersh has played Anglo concertina for over 20 years, playing for
Irish, contra and English country dances, in concert performances for
adults and children and in recording studios. He has previously led concertina
workshops at the Summer Solstice Festival in Los Angeles and co-led workshops
at past Free Folk Festivals.