2017 Mid-Winter Singing
and Folk Festival Workshop Schedule

Saturday, January 14. Lyric sheets provided. One wristband, good for all workshops and the film, is only $20 (All college students w/ID and kids 18 and under are free, just stop by the desk and pick up a wristband.)

Wristbands will be on sale at the Hannah Center, beginning at 10:30 am, Saturday morning. (We will not sell out of wristbands; there is plenty of workshop room for everyone.)

FREE Children's Concert

Saturday, 11am, Banquet Rm

Presented by
Mark Dvorak

Sponsored by
The City of East Lansing
Banquet Room
Room 235/237
Conference Room
Recital Room
or Auditorium
{ click the Song Leaders name to view their website }

Gospel Harmony

Lindsay Lou

Lyric sheets provided.

Words? Meet Music!

Songwriting Techniques

Joel Mabus

Ukulele 101

Ukulele for the Beginner

Ben Hassenger

"Pete Seeger:
The Power of Song"


View the Trailer


Spontaneous Folk Ensemble

A Singing Festival Favorite! Bring an Instrument! (optional)

Mark Dvorak

My Favorites

Sing Along with Joel.
Lyric sheets provided.

Joel Mabus

Jazzy Songs Made
Easy For The Uke

Ben Hassenger &
Rachael Davis

The Art of

Review each and every element needed to sculpt a marvelous performance.

James Keelaghan
Recital Room



The People's Song

Music and discussion
surrounding protest songs. Lyric sheets provided.

May Erlewine

The Lover's Waltz
Band Clinic

Intermediate to Advanced. All Instruments Welcome.

Jay Ungar and
Molly Mason

View on youtube
Click for sheet music

Michigan, My Michigan
Strum and Sing

Songs of the
Great Uke State

Ben Hassenger

Click for Lyrics & Chords

Each year, we bring back some old favorites, and add the energy of some new folks.

2007 Festival Workshop

That's it! 10 workshops and a film for one $20 wristband.
All college students w/ID and kids 18 and under are free,
just stop by the desk and pick up a wristband.


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