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Michael Ormiston

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UK, LONDON - Jews Harps of the World Workshop, Michael Ormiston, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG, 16 Jun 2019

Jews Harps of the World: Sun 16th June, 2019
Sun 16th June, 2019 10am - 4pm
Course Fee: £90 (Concessions £70)

This one day workshop is an informative and informal introduction to the various Jews-Harps that Michael Ormiston has collected from Mongolia, Tuva, Kygyzstan, India, Nepal, Japan, Vietnam, Norway, Hungary and more. You will be able to discover the various methods of playing these small jewels of harmonic, melodic and rhythmic sound, as well as learn about some of their history and cultural context. No experience needed and instruments will be provided.

Michael Ormiston is the UKs most experienced Mongolian Khöömii (Overtone) Singer, a multi-instrumentalist, composer, inspirational teacher, workshop leader and therapeutic sound practitioner. He travelled to west Mongolia in 1993 to study Khöömii with herdsman and expert singer Tserendavaa. During his six times in Mongolia he also studied with leading singers, Tsengedorj, Ganbold, Gereltsolt and Tsogtbaatar and has the rare privilege of being blessed to teach
Khöömii by Tserendavaa and Gereltsogt which he has been doing internationally for the past 25 years.

Led by Michael Ormiston

LONDON -   Jews Harps of the World Workshop

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