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Alex Meixner Workshops in Houston

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Alex Meixner Workshops in Houston

Time: April 2, 2012 from 10:30am to 8:30pm
Location: Houston Accordion Performers / Heritage Arts Productions
Street: 1547 S. Richey St
City/Town: Pasadena, TX 77502
Website or Map: http://www.heritageartsproduc…
Phone: 281-780-8656
Event Type: accrodion, workshops
Organized By: Shelia Lee
Latest Activity: Mar 27, 2012

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Event Description

Alex Meixner will be at Houston Accordion Performers Studio for 3 workshops Monday April 2 10:30 to 8:30.

The charges are $40 for each workshop or $60 for 2 or more. Current students under age 18 are $20 for session 3.
Please call to pre-register - space is limited. 281-280-8656

Piano Keyboard & Chromatic Accordion Players
Session #1 - $40
10:00 to 10:30 Brunch - Meet & Greet Alex
10:30 - 12:20 - Polka basics - simple stylings - How to play solo and accompaniment in band settings in different Polka styles - including but not limited to- Czech, American-Slovenian, Oberkrainer, German, Polish, and more.

Session #2 - $40
12:30 - Lunch break
1:00 - 3:00 - Waltz (Schottische & other dances) - simple stylings - Depending on the skill and desire of the participants, Alex will discuss repertoire in a variety of ethnic folk styles, ideas for ornamentation and arranging.

Session #3 - $40
Diatonic & Bajo Players and those interested in Tex/Mex style music
5:30 - 6:00 Dinner - Meet & Greet Alex
6:00 - 7:50 Learn the similarities and differences of the Austrian folk styles and Conjunto styles as they have developed and evolved in Texas and in the Indian rhythms indigenous to Mexico.

8:00 - Mini Concert and Jam Session

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Comment by Daniel Kott on March 25, 2012 at 12:48pm


Comment by Sheryl Sultenfuss on March 2, 2012 at 10:29am

Anyone would be crazy not to sign up for this opportunity if you're available.  Too bad we have to get back to San Antonio.

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