The participants are invited to take part in everyday music workshops in order to exchange knowledge and experience and work together on music skills: arrangements, harmony, songwriting, structure of songs, characteristics of various genres, improvement of instrumental or vocal abilities, performance. The workshops will be centred around the most popular and widespread genres of modern Italian and international music: pop, rock, soul, blues. All the activities will be collective, in fact there will be no frontal individual lessons but depending on the topics each class will involve all participants or divide them into small groups. The musicians and singers with their backgrounds and skills will be protagonists of the work and the teachers will help to put them together. The aim of the workshop is to combine a unique musical experience and intercultural peer exchange based on sharing at all levels. As a result, the participants will perform at the final concert for the local inhabitants of Carignano. The daily activities will include music classes from 9 am to 12 and from 2.30 pm to 20.30 with a break. There will be one free afternoon to organize together with all the participants.
In a building with beds, communal bathrooms with showers and hot water and a kitchen. Bedrooms are provided with 4 to 6 beds per room. The participants are responsible for the cleaning and cooking. Participants must be equipped with a sleeping bag (or sheets), pillowcase and towels.
The town of Carignano (8700 inhabitants) is situated on the left bank of the river Po approximately 20 Km from Torino and within the Regional Parco Fluviale ( park of the river ). Its centre is of typical piemontese style, characterized by an ancient core with medieval archways and a baroque cathedral. The town s surroundings offer sites of architectural and naturalistic interest, it is also possible to reach Torino easily, as there are frequent coaches to the city.
Are you keen on music and able to play a music instrument? Would you like to share your experience with other amateurs, learn new skills and organize a performance with international musicians and singers? We invite you to take part in a workshop Sounds of Villa Bona promoted by YAP Italia, Circolo Arci Margot i Sezione Corsi di Musica (http://circolomargot.com/home/corsi-di-musica/ – in Italian) and Giovani Insieme Onlus (https://www.facebook.com/giovaninsieme.onlus/), a voluntary association that since 1998 has organised groups of workcamp volunteers for the protection of artistic, cultural and environmental heritage of Carignano.
The workshop is open for all musicians and singers who are able to play a musical instrument / sing. We don t require any certificate of your previous music training but you have to send a short record or a short video where you play an instrument or sing.
This is a workshopParticipation fee: 190 EUR to be paid before the arrival. The fee includes accommodation and food, full time artistic activities with maestros, participation in the final concert. Each participant will receive a certificate of participation by the end of the workshop.