Country Songs by Country Women
Country Songs by Country Women: A Repertoire Ensemble with Julia Purcell
This class is for women interested in learning classic country songs written and performed by women. We will explore a variety of beloved songs by: Dolly Parton, Emmy Lou Harris, Kitty Wells, Loretta Lynn, Mother Maybell and the Carter Sisters, Patsy Cline, and Brenda Lee.
Students will be encouraged to choose favorites from the list and take the lead on them over the semester. Instructor will assist students in choosing best key for voice, tips for accompanying oneself on an instrument, and feedback for successfully leading a song in a group setting.
Prerequisite: Beginner/intermediate instrumentalist and vocalist. Must be able to simultaneously play and sing.
Open to ages 15 and up