WAMA Mini News (02/27/05)

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WAMA Mini News (02/27/05)

Postby askmike » Wed Mar 09, 2005 9:13 pm

Thinking Outside the Box:
A panel discussion on building your audience through creative
production, marketing, and promotion of your music

Monday February 28th
6:30-8:30 p.m.
At the Charles Sumner School
1201 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036
Admission is FREE to WAMA Members, $15 for Non-Members
See www.wamadc.com for more information

This panel discussion will feature guest speakers Blake Althen, Jennifer Cutting,
Rachel Panay, and Mary Sue Twohy.

Master Classes at Strathmore

Double Bass Master Class
with Keter Betts
For musicians ages 14 & up
Tuesday, March 8, 2005

3:30–5:30 p.m.

The Music Center at Strathmore
Education Room 402

Keter Betts—legendary jazz bassist, long-time collaborator with Ella Fitzgerald,
and Silver Spring resident—is a 2003 Living Legacy Jazz Award recipient who has
used his gift and love of music to enlighten and educate youth for nearly 40 years.
In this master class, bassists will learn to explore the boundaries of jazz bass with
a true music innovator. Students must bring their own bass stool. The class will be

filmed for documentary purposes.

Fiddle Workshop
with Alasdair Fraser

For musicians ages 14 & up
Saturday, March 12, 2005
3:30–6:30 p.m.
The Music Center at Strathmore
Education Room 402

Master Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser is a consummate performer. His dynamic
fiddling, engaging stage presence, and deep understanding of Scotland’s music
have created a constant and international demand for his solo appearances and
concerts with a variety of ensembles. Learn how to move your fingers quickly in a
Celtic style and experience the fiddle as never before. Alasdair Fraser is performing
at Wolf Trap the next day.

5301 Tuckerman Lane
North Bethesda, Maryland
Phone: 301-581-5100
Fax: 301-581-5101
Web: www.strathmore.org
Underwritten in part by the Anthony M. Natelli Strathmore Education Fund

Mamapalooza is Coming

Mamapalooza, a celebration of music, art and motherhood, is coming to the
DC area May 7, 2005 at Ned Devine’s in Herdon, Virginia.

Mamapalooza is now accepting applications from musicians and artists to perform
or showcase your work. Mamapalooza is a unique event aimed at helping moms promote
their music and art.

If you are interested in performing or showcasing your artwork, please visit www.mamapalooza.com
and fill out an application. If you have any questions, you may reply to this email. This event is being
hosted by MomsOnTheEdge and MomsOnTheEdge.com and we’re expecting a full house!

Songs to Hang on Stars:
The Village, Channel 15 on XM Satellite Radio

Mary Sue Twohy will be hosting a weekly 2 hour
*contemporary folk* show on The Village on XM Satellite Radio.
More details coming to you on times and so forth but it
looks like the show will be aired 4 times a week at very different
times so all coasts can enjoy it. It should start airing February 26-27.

Artists, please label your most ACOUSTIC FOLK songs on your CD and
please send 2 copies (one for the XM Library and one for my programming) of
your CDs to:
Mary Sue Twohy

Songs to Hang on Stars
1325 Corcoran Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009

March 5-
Stop Spinning Your Wheels
and Move Forwards With Your Goals
A workshop with performing songwriter Mary Sue Twohy on Saturday, March 5, 2005,
at Jammin’ Java (231 Maple Avenue E. Vienna, VA) from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.,.
The cost for SAW members is $25, for others $30, if postmarked by February 20th.
The cost is: $30/$40 at the door. To register: send a check payable to SAW, 4200
Wisconsin Ave., NW, PMB 106-137, Washington, D.C. 20016; or use the registration
form at www.saw.org.

Overwhelmed? Having trouble getting to the next level? Have goals but do not know
HOW to achieve them? Come to this workshop to learn about setting goals AND making
manageable bite-size steps towards your goals. In this workshop, we will identify 5 goals.
We will prioritize and focus on one goal and then make accessible steps towards that goal.
We will also attempt to create a buddy system within our class to encourage and talk about
the ongoing process of reaching our goals. Bring a buddy. Please bring your calendar or palm
pilot with you to this session. And bring a whole lot of dreams.

(Washington Artists’ Voices for the Earth)

Featuring: Radio Mosaic (www.radiomosaic.com)
Sugarbear (www.samshouse.com) featuring Steve Sidley & Teddy Ray formerly of Sam's House
Annie Sidley (www.anniesidley.com)
Danielle Westphal & Ken Giese (www.daniellewestphal.com)
Carol Gaylor ( no website)
Laura Baron & Pat Quinn (www.laurabaronmusic.com)
Brice Woodall (www.bwpmusic.com)
Oktbrwrld (www.oktbrwrld.com
K’Alyn (www.kalynmusic.com)
SKIDDS (no website)

Date: Thursday, March 10, 2005
Time: 8:30 - 11:30 pm (Doors open at 7pm)
Location: The State Theatre
220 N. Washington
Falls Church, Va

Ticket Info: $20. Tickets can be purchased online at www.thestatetheatre.com or
www.ticketmaster.com, in person at The State Theatre Box Office or call 703-237-0300.
Donations also accepted. For information on where to send donations email us at divasofdc@aol.com.

Details: DC's hottest Rock, Funk, R&B and Jazz artists come together to raise money for
Tsunami victims all over the world! A portion of the proceeds raised go to Unicef, CRS and the Washington
Buddhist Vahara. Please come out and support this incredible cause!
(Sidley-Westphal Productions - www.divasofdc.com)
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