Explore English folk music, learn from inspiring tutors and play with other young musicians from your region. Take part in a FREE day of creative folk music workshops and, if you want to, audition for the National Youth Folk Ensemble. For 14-18 year old instrumentalists.
Saturday 1 June – Durham
Sunday 2 June – Leeds
Each Sampler Day features:
• music workshops with Sam Partridge, Rob Harbron and Miranda Rutter
• Q&A with Ensemble staff
• optional short audition, if you wish to apply for the National Youth Folk Ensemble
To register for a Sampler Day you will need to:
• be aged 14-18 on 1 September 2019
• live in England
• be able to play confidently on your chosen instrument
Sampler Days are open to players of any instrument. No experience of folk music necessary. All playing and learning will be done by ear.