Traditional Song Week Schedule – July 5-11, 2020

7:30-8:30 Breakfast
8:30- 8:50 Vocal warm-ups (Karl Scully)
9:00-10:15
Songs of the Cowboy
(Ranger Doug)
Writing Songs in the Tradition 
(Joe Newberry)
Ballads in English
(Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh)
Old-Time Song Satchel
(Carl Jones)
Bluegrass Harmony
(Tim May)
Appalachian Ballads
(Sheila Kay Adams)
Community Singing: For the Sake of the Song
(Matt Watroba)
Songs of Hope & Freedom
(Reggie Harris)
10:15-10:45 Coffee/Tea Break
10:45-12:00
Music Theory
(Josh Goforth)
Swing
While You Sing

(Ranger Doug)
Scottish Song Journeys
(Fiona Ritchie)
The Great American Songbag
(Joe Newberry)
Duet Harmony Singing
(Mark & Julee Weems)
Get the Most From Your Songs
(Cathy Jordan)
Gospel Choir
(Kathy Bullock)
11:30-1:00 Lunch
1:15-2:15 Community Gathering & Special Events (no signups required)
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Oral History: Ranger Doug
(Ranger Doug)
A Visit with Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh
(Fiona Ritchie, Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh)
A Visit with Cathy Jordan & Dáithí Sproule
(Fiona Ritchie, Cathy Jordan, Dáithí Sproule)
Oral History: Tim May
(Tim May)
Trad. Song Week Songs & Stories
(Fiona Ritchie,
Matt Watroba)
2:30-3:45
The Irish Folk Boom of the ’60s & ’70s
(Dáithí Sproule)
Shape-Note Singing
(Josh Goforth)
Technique With an Irish Tenor
(Karl Scully)
Ain’t You Got a Right to the Tree of Life?
(Reggie Harris)
Song Arrangement for Trad. Music Bands
(Mark Weems)
Carter Family Songs
(Tim May)
Songs in Irish
(Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh)
4:00-5:15
The Women Gather
(Kathy Bullock)
Arranging Trad. Songs for Guitar
(Dáithí Sproule)
Old Meeting-House Songs
(Sheila Kay Adams)
From a Spark
to a Flame

(Carl Jones)
Choices: How to Get the Most Out of the Songs You Sing
(Matt Watroba)
Master Class in Artistry
(Janis Ian)
Child Ballads
(Cathy Jordan)
Interpretation & Performance
With an Irish Tenor

(Karl Scully)
5:00-6:30 Supper
6:15-7:15 Singing Sessions by Genre (Monday: Shape-Note Sing; Tuesday: Ballad Singing Session; Wednesday: Community Sing; Thursday: Bluegrass, Honky-tonk & Old-Time; Friday: Gospel)
7:30-? Evening Events (concerts, dances, jam sessions, etc.)