[Community Music @ Lingnan] Make Music Yourself (MMY) with Peter Moser (21 - 22 Nov)

21/11/2016 -
12:30 - 15:30
22/11/2016 -
17:00 - 20:00
Lingnan University
Tuen Mun

The First Chapter of Community Music @ Lingnan
Make Music Yourself (MMY) with Peter Moser in the context of the UK

The 3 hours will be a workshop cum talk cum interactive performance by Peter Moser, the participants will learn to find out what community music is, whereby ordinary people will be facilitated into making music themselves and writing songs collectively. At the same time, the students will listen to some songs of social concern delivered by Peter Moser as he was for a long time the musical director of the famous progressive theatre group in the UK, the Welfare State International. He would also comment on the state of politics, labor and cultural situation in the UK. As he recently went to serve the refugees in Calais across the British Channel, he would say something about the conditions of the refugees there and in Europe in general.

Date: 21 Nov 2016 (Mon)
Time: 1230pm to 3:30pm
Venue: LKK101, Room 101, Leung Kau Kui Building, Lingnan University (Performance at Skylight from 12:30pm to 1:30pm)

The Second Chapter of Community Music @ Lingnan
Make Music Yourself (MMY) with Peter Moser - Grooving to the beats from ZERO

This is a community music workshop cum interactive performance by Peter Moser, a top community music musician from the UK. During the 3 hours, the participants will have fun and also learn something new at the same time. Four Techniques for Hong Kong (stickwork, grooves and beats, vocal warm ups and Hong Kong streets) for participants who can gradually learn to play music from ZERO and make a song for Hong Kong collectively.

Four Techniques for Hong Kong (Tailor Made Event for Lingnanians)
1. STICKWORK, inclusive rhythm games for groups of any size.
2. GROOVES and BEATS, methods for teaching and building up percussion grooves and making new ones.
3. VOCAL WARM UPS, a series of activities to give vocal confidence before leading into songs.
4. HONG KONG STREETS, ideas for techniques for making songs with individuals and groups.

Date: 22 Nov 2016 (Tue)
Time: 5pm to 8pm
Venue: MBG12, Patrick Lee Wan Keung Academic Building, Lingnan University

Organizer: Master of Cultural Studies (MCS) Programme
Co-organizer: Centre For Community Cultural Development (CCCD)
The events will be conducted in English.
Enquiry : [email protected]
Registration : https://goo.gl/forms/0OTtd5uyYIQhWAyW2

Speaker: Peter Moser

Peter Moser has been involved in the community arts and theatre world within the UK for 25 years and has enormous experience of devising and creating new projects with diverse communities. He is a member of the Learning and Participation Sub-Committee at the Sage Gateshead, a Governor of Beaumont College, Lancaster and was a member of the Artist Think Tank for the Year of the Artist. He is also frequently asked to speak at ACE events and conferences. As an educator he has developed an international reputation for training musicians both creatively and as workshop leaders. This has included residential weekends, one off days and the recent authorship of Community Music: A Handbook.