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French Songs Class Starts 9/17/18

REGISTRATION IS FULL!  A 6-week French Songs class with Carmen Beaudoin Bombardier and Kim Chase, a centerpiece for the ‘Revitalizing Franco-American Song in the Champlain Valley of Vermont Project’, with contributions from Lisa Ornstein and Andy Kolovos, starts on Monday evening September 17th.  The class is sponsored by the Vermont Folklife Center and Young Tradition Vermont. 22 have signed up so far – capacity is 25. Classes start at 7pm, last for 90 minutes, and end by 8:30pm. Classes will continue weekly, with the exception on October 8th. Final class is October 29th.

A link to the Young Tradition Vermont web site with more info about Carmen and Kim: https://youngtraditionvermont.org/events/franco-american-singing-school-with-carmen-beaudoin-bombardier-kim-chase/

A link from the Vermont Folklife Center, including the songbook that’s been prepared (hard copies will be available at the first class): https://www.vermontfolklifecenter.org/revitalizing-franco-american-song

Questions or comments welcomed at mark.sustic@gmail.com.

Carmen and Kim will be singing at the Shelburne Farms Harvest Festival 2 days prior to the first class, on 9/15/18: https://youngtraditionvermont.org/events/40th-shelburne-farms-harvest-festival/.

Here’s a video Carmen and Kim made in early summer, talking about the class: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JubJigwV900.