News flash: Workshops this Wednesday!

Genticorum credit Thom C in Flickr
Thanks to Thom C at Flickr for releasing this image under a creative commons license!

The band, Genticorum is touring the area this week, and their Wednesday gigs fell through, so they are available to us for workshops on Wednesday evening in the East End of Toronto.  The band members have graciously offered to provide simultaneous fiddle, flute and guitar workshops two days from now for anybody wishing to learn Québécois tunes and techniques.  Not just incredibly talented, these gentlemen are excellent teachers and wonderfully nice people.

Fiddle/Flute/Guitar Workshops with Genticorum

COST: $25/person
WHEN: Wednesday evening, March 21, 2012 — 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
WHERE: Main & Gerrard, in the east end of Toronto

How to register

RESERVE A SPOT
Contact Rob Rohr
at toquetrad@gmail.com or 647-704-8642 to place a reservation and get information on workshop locations.  Please specify which workshop (fiddle, flute or guitar) and how many spots required when reserving.

About the band

http://www.genticorum.com

Alex de Grosbois-Garand (Flute)
Yann Falquet (Guitar)
Pascal Gemme (Fiddle)

Genticorum are fast becoming one of the most sought-after proponents of Quebecois musical culture, firmly rooted in the soil of their native land. The energetic and original traditional ‘power trio’ also incorporates the dynamism of todays North American and European folk cultures in their music. Weaving wooden flute, fiddle, acoustic guitar, jaw harp, bass, foot percussion with strong vocal harmonies, they produce a brilliant tapestry which gives them their distinctive sound.

Since their debut in 2000, Genticorum have forged a solid place on the folk festival circuit, playing concerts and dances throughout Canada, the US, the UK and Australia.

Genticorum won a Canadian Folk Music Award in 2005 for their second album Malins Plaisirs, as well as for their third album, La Bibournoise, 2008, both with the Roues et Archets label.  Genticorum has just released a fourth album on the same label, Nagez Rameurs.

À bientôt,

Rob
Email: toquetrad@gmail.com

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