For novice performers. You've been playing around
the kitchen, now you're ready to get on stage at your local open mic.
Learn some tips on selecting material, stage presence, dynamics and more
for solo and group performers. We'll cover how to come well-prepared
for a gig so you can stop sweating the details and focus on the music.
Stage fright? Bah!!!
Chuck Poling is a long-time Folk Music Club member
who has been performing with his wife Jeanie for over 20 years, most
recently as Jeanie & Chuck's Country Roundup. In addition to his
role as a musician, Chuck has also been a master of ceremonies at numerous
gigs and events, including the SF Folk Music Club Hootenanny, Strictly
Bluegrass 2 and the 2003 and 2004 San Francisco Bluegrass and Old Time