edinburgh youth music festival

Title: Be In The Band

Leaders:  Ez, Sammy, Glen (with Garry Hall)

Date: Friday 11th July

Venue: South Bridge Resource Centre, Infirmary Street, Edinburgh. EH1 1LT

Age Range: 13-18

Cost: FREE

Length: 1.5 hours approx.

Requirements: None (feel free to bring along your own instruments)

Musical Experience Required: An interest in bass, drums, guitar or singing is all that is needed!

Skill level: Some experience playing musical instruments

Description: In this workshop you’ll learn some performance techniques on bass, drums, guitar or vocals, and basic ensemble skills and rhythm exercises. Following the session, there will also be an opportunity for the students to develop a live band performance of White Stripes’ ‘Seven Nation Army’.  You will walk away with a video and audio recording of your performance.  If you’ve ever wanted to be in a band, or even if you’re already in a band, this workshop could be just what you need to get you started!