Gavin Frank uses chant, movement, the Indian scale, improvisation and deep listening skills to explore, embody and express the full range, resonance and spectrum of the authentic voice. He performs with the group Madrum. For a taste of his work go to www.gavinfrank.net
Ruth Jenni is a musician/songstress and drummer extraordinaire. She will be weaving her magic around the camp from fireside to performance spaces. This year she will also be holding our “sharing space”, a supportive daily session that enables people to drop into and share how they are feeling .
Rob Carney is our blues man. He will teach arrangements of blues numbers from prison worksongs through to modern blues. You will also find him round the fire with his guitar and bringing the blues to every corner of the camp. See www.robcarneymusic.co.uk
Graham Burgess is our jazz man and you will often hear his jazz guitar around the camp. He teaches barbershop “tags” and offers a couple of sessions on music theory. He is also our site manager and is responsible for the practical smooth running of the camp.
Su Hart is a singer & choir leader who has taught and performed with Baka Beyond globally. She writes songs and collects and teaches songs from different cultures and traditions from around the world. She draws on her time with the Baka Hunter gatherers of the Cameroon rainforest. Their singing, thought to be the first of all human singing, builds community, heals illness and argument, soothes babies and enchants the animals ensuring luck in the hunt.
Tallulah Rendall is a professional singer-songwriter. She brings her experience of the creative process and Qigong to her popular songwriting & performance workshops. To find out more visit www.soundofqi.com & www.tallulahrendall.com
With a background in ethnomusicology, African music and British folk, Bella Lilley will bring the joys of collaborative vocal improvisation (CVI) to the camp. She will support us to explore our embodied voices with a whole host of exciting tools and forms, ranging from dynamic and fun to deep release.
Fran Andre brings her love of songs with funky roots, particularly Gospel and African. She loves to improvise both vocally and as a cellist, and to encourage others to experiment with this kind of musical freedom too. However, she will be on sabbatical this year.
Felicity Hollow facilitates our magnificent children’s team. As well as ensuring that all children have a fantastic time, Felicity is also an accomplished drummer. Felicity is also on sabbatical this year and the children’s team will be held by Roo Douglas. You can find out more about Felicity and her work at http://drumyourheartout.co.uk
The camp will be facilitated by Daverick Leggett who sings with Jubilation choir and has run camps for the last three decades.