Mary Halvorson, Billy Martin and Omar Faruk Tekbilek To Lead Creative Music Studio Fall Workshop
OCTOBER 2 – 6, 2017 WORKSHOP FEATURES INTENSIVE MASTER CLASSES, JAM SESSIONS AND INTIMATE CONCERTS WITH GUIDING ARTISTS IN A SPECTACULAR MOUNTAINSIDE SETTING IN UPSTATE NEW YORK
Guitarist, composer and bandleader Mary Halvorson, Creative Music Studio (CMS) associate artistic director and percussionist Billy Martin, and Turkish multi-instrumentalist Omar Tekbilek join CMS co-founders Karl Berger and Ingrid Sertso as Guiding Artists for the CMS Fall 2017 Workshop intensive, October 2 – 6, 2017, at the ear-inspiring Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, NY.
CMS’ Fall Workshop, in the height of the blazing autumn colors, features one Guiding Artist(s) working with participants in two workshops each day, creating multiple opportunities for artists to work directly with participants as individuals or in ensembles. As in the past, there will be daily CMS basic practice (body movement, breath work, rhythm and vocal training), as well as 90 minutes each day with Karl Berger leading orchestra of improvisers. Bassist Ken Filiano, saxophonist Maria Grand, along with additional Guiding Artists will be on hand to work with participants on a more personal level, informally coaching, playing and tutoring daily.