The Eureka Group Gamers current “Oral Historical past to Music” workshops by Kate G. Hansen from 10 a.m. to three p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 211 First. Ave. W. and Third Avenue in Eureka.
Over the course of three workshops and thru lecture, dialogue and actions, attendees will study extra about oral histories, their worth and their use in artwork; develop music listening abilities and different compositional instruments; and learn to create melody from textual content with a deal with oral histories. A musical background just isn’t required for these workshops nevertheless it helps. Individuals of all ages, particularly these inquisitive about historical past and/or music, will take pleasure in studying from the presenter, Kate G. Hansen.
Attendees will every create a brief melody from an oral historical past by the top of the third workshop with help from Hansen. Lunch shall be served to attendees. The three workshops are sequential.
Workshop 1: Creating Artwork from Oral Histories
Workshop 2: Huge Ears and Constructing Melodies
Workshop 3: Creating Your Personal Melody … Don’t Fear, Simply Go For It!
About Kate G. Hansen
Hansen has been in a position to make careers from each her love of people and classical music. In 1985 she started touring as a member of the people duo, Curly and Kate. Quickly after, she met the oral historian on the Montana Historic Society on the time, Laurie Mercier, who inspired her to write down folks songs from Montana’s oral histories to mix her love of tales from the older era and her love of people music. Curly and Kate obtained two legislative grants from Montana’s Cultural Belief for Hansen to analysis and write songs from oral histories archived on the Montana Historic Society — in 1987-’89 for “Montana Recollections” and 1990-’92 for “Onerous Luck and Laughter.” Curly and Kate carried out these songs across the state for over a decade, together with six years funded by the Montana Committee for the Humanities Audio system Bureau. In 1995, Hansen was commissioned by the Northeastern Arts Community to interview older Montanans, together with neighborhood volunteers in Northeastern Montana and write songs and a musical rating from these tales for the ensuing play, “Extra Treasured Than Gold.”
In 1998 she joined the college at Montana State College in Bozeman the place she taught for over 13 years and earned the MSU-B School Award for Excellence in 2009, her Nationwide Music Lecturers Affiliation certification, and maintained a non-public piano studio in Billings.
She has an undergraduate diploma from San Diego State College and a multi-disciplinary Grasp’s in Music and Schooling diploma from MSU-Billings, with extra graduate research by means of Southern Methodist College.
Though registration just isn’t required, it’s inspired in order that there shall be lunch for all attendees. To register or for extra info, contact Sharon LaBonty at 406-263-9208.