Old Time Ensemble
- Old Time
- School of Music class
Always wanted to be a part of an old-time string band? Well, here’s your chance! Get experience playing with a group of like-minded musicians, led by experienced instructors In this class we’ll start building a repertoire of old-time and Appalachian tunes and songs and explore their chords, harmony, variations of the melody. Before you know it, we’ll be playing like an old-time string band. All instruments welcome.
This class will be held from 6:30-7:45pm on Wednesday: May 15, 22, 29, June 5, 12, 19.
Please note: The Passim School of Music is located at 26 Church St. Cambridge, MA. Classrooms are located on the third floor and, unfortunately, we do not have an elevator.
Bassist Brittany Karlson is an adventurous musician with roots in jazz, folk, and experimental music. She has performed across the United States, Canada, Sweden, and Spain in a vast array of ensemble settings. As a leader and composer, Brittany combines folklike melodies and improvising impulses to play and sing under the name Karl. Karl’s debut album Feast Day was released on Lungbasket Recordings in January 2015. Originally from the Chicagoland area, Brittany currently studies on a North American Tour Scholarship at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA where she participates as a CityMusic mentor and actively performs throughout New England.