Take part in Six Grooves

Richard Durrant Ukulele Workshops

Sign up for the workshops to get involved in the world premiere of Richard Durrant’s new concerto ‘Six Grooves for Ukulele’ at the Ropetackle Arts Centre in Shoreham-by-Sea on 10 September.

How do I take part?

Sign up online for just £35 to take part in a series of workshops and the world premiere performance of Richard’s exciting new Ukulele Concerto. 

The distinctive sound of a large ‘chorus’ of Ukulele players are an integral part of this new work. They provide an antiphonal effect and beautiful background layers to the solo and orchestra. This also connects the work with the general ethos of the instrument – one of inclusion.

Richard also explains how this is just the start of the journey:

“Every audience uke player at each of our concerts will have completed a short series of workshops and one big rehearsal, this prepares them to take part in the performance but it also earns them a Six Grooves passport entitling them to take part in any future performance of the work anywhere in the world.”

Richard will prepare and rehearse a group of audience ukulele players to perform at the premiere on 10th September. Come along to the workshops and be part of the performance!

Six Grooves For Ukulele Workshops
Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham-by-Sea

Sat 26 August 11am – Ukulele Circuit Training – 1 hour
Sat 2 September 11am – Six Grooves Prep – 45mins
Sat 9 September 11am – Six Grooves Prep – 45mins
Sun 10 September 5.30pm – Orchestral Rehearsal – 1 hour

Cost: £35 per player including your concert ticket + A Six Grooves passport allowing you to perform at other performances ( at other venues passport holders might need to buy a ticket).

Six Grooves For Ukulele World Premiere

Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham-by-Sea

Sunday 10 September 7pm

The Burning Deck directed by Richard Durrant features a full string section with:
Chris Brannick & Stephen Hiscock – Percussion
Howard beach – Piano and Keys
Gareth Hugh Davis – Bass
Also featuring Cycling Music and The Girl at The Airport by Richard Durrant

Arts Council England PRS

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