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5 Day Didgeridoo Masterclass with Ondrej Smeykal

Anybody wanting to take their playing skills to the next level, and learn from one of the world’s foremost didgeridoo players, this April is your chance. Czech didge player Ondrej Smeykal will be holding an intensive five day Didgeridoo Masterclass in Oregon. Below are the details for those interested in participating. Be aware that the event is limited to 15 participants.


April 3rd – 8th 2011

The workshop will be held at Breitenbush Hot Springs Resort, a beautiful setting on the west slopes of the Cascade Mountain Range in Oregon, U.S.A.

Breitenbush has several hot spring pools, steam room sauna, daily wellness programs, all available to our use. See facilities at www.breitenbush.com for info.

Daily schedules will be: Breakfast 8-9 a.m.
Class time- 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Lunch- 1-2 p.m.
Class time- 3-6 p.m.
Dinner- 6-7 p.m.
evenings- individual lessons, free time, interesting films, music, etc.

Topics that will be covered in the teachings include (but not limited to):
Body and breath control
Isolating 6 sound generators
Construction of personal sound language
Rhythm building
Pulse in rhythm
Including and practicing overblown sound in compositions
Voice control
Melodic aspect of solo playing
2 methods of building compositions
Energy flow and control while performing

Workshop fee $1,000 includes all meals, lodging, facilities use, etc.
Non participating travel partners are welcome to accompany, they will pay for lodging and meals only (about $450)
Workshop limited to 15 participants. Reserve your space by paying 50% in advance.

Contact Chad Butler at www.bhumsiva.com for reservations and/or additional info.

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