Musical Chairs Workshop
Saturday 20 May 2023
Join us for an afternoon of creative music making inspired by the University of Dundee Museums' collection of iconic Design Chairs.
University of Dundee
Dundee DD1 4HN
Join community musician and composer Claire Gorman to create a collaborative sound piece inspired by the shapes, colours, textures and stories of the University’s collection of 19th and 20th century chairs.
This is a chance to get up close with the University’s iconic chair collection and get creative in an afternoon of sound making.
An experienced facilitator, Claire will guide participants through a collaborative process involving sound-making, mark-making, movement and creative writing to produce a final piece to be performed at the end of the session. Expect a playful afternoon of creativity, sonic exploration and appreciation of chairs.
No previous musical experience is needed and complete beginners are welcome. We will be using our voices and experimenting with a variety of small instruments and ‘found-sound’ objects. Please note all voices are welcome - this approach is about playful exploration and has nothing to do with sounding pretty or singing ‘in tune’!* This workshop is suitable for those ages 16 and upwards.
*Of course anyone who is shy to vocalise is welcome to use instruments and sound objects instead :-)
*Please meet at the Tower Reception