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Ian Tamblyn Songwriting Weekend

From Tarmac to Takeoff – Integrating Lyrics and Music

Ian TamblynJoin fellow songwriters and the award-winning Ian Tamblyn for an entertaining and informative songwriting workshop weekend. Be prepared to think and work. Bring a guitar, some paper, and your favorite writing utensil. All levels welcome.

Ian Tamblyn has been writing songs, short stories and plays since the age of seventeen . He has recorded thirty -two albums of music and has written over 1500 songs. His songs have been covered by over forty artists including Sylvia Tyson, Valdy , Susan Crowe and Gary Fellgard. For the past several years Ian has been teaching a songwriting course at the Haliburton School for the Arts in Haliburton, Ontario. Some of his students have included Rosemary Phelan and Eve Goldberg. Last year Ian was a teacher at the Haliburton Winter Folk Camp and he also taught songwriting courses in his association with Students On Ice, a group taking high school students to both polar regions. Currently Ian is working on a songbook of his tunes with Greg Stone and Marvin Miller transcribing and editing the project. In the new year Ian will begin work on “The Arctic” – part three of the Four Coast project.

Friday, November 5, 6-9pm

Saturday November 6, 10am-5pm

$50 Members, $60 Non members

Free coffee to be provided by Bridgehead.

Coffee Bar

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  • Ottawa Folklore Centre
    1111 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3X4
    613.730-2887 | 1-800-385-FOLK (3655)
    thefolks@ottawafolklore.com

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  • Monday-Friday  10 am to 9 pm
  • Saturday  9:30 am to 5:30 pm
  • Sunday  12:00pm-5:00pm

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