Queen City Balladeers’ workshops provide great opportunities to get up close and personal with folks who offer expertise in a variety of areas. Not only will you learn something, the workshops are fun!

Workshops will start around 5:30 and run about an hour, upstairs at the Leo. All workshops are free for QCB members and are $5 for non-members.

March 23, 2014

Amber Nash of Shiny and the Spoon will teach the basics of the ukulele: how to hold it, how to tune it, and how to play it. She will teach basic chords and some simple songs that you can take with you. Amber will also share resources that helped her to learn the ukulele so that you can continue your education at home!

 April 6, 2014

Getting Started with Irish Music with Silver Arm.  Whether you prefer the lively dances, haunting ballads or pub songs, Irish music is highly social and musically intriguing.  Let Silver Arm help you find the resources. All the band members are faculty at the Riley School of Irish Music.

 May 4. 2013

 Butch Ross will teach beginning dulcimer technique