I SING OLD SONGS
This music connects us to our ancestors and history and each other, no matter where we come from. I sing as a way to remember and honor past generations and to draw on the strength and beauty of their song and stories as we travel forward.
I am drawn to the melody, rhythm and quirky words--the old sounds--as much or sometimes even more than the story behind the song. And most of all it's the indescribable, soulful feeling behind the ballads that captivates me. It doesn't much matter whether a song is happy or sad, it's the singing that fills me up, and I wish that for anybody in earshot.
Ballad Swap and Mini Concert
Location: The event will now take place in the Mumford Room on the 6th Floor of the Madison Building (the one closest to Capitol South Metro station).
Southeastern Regional Folk Alliance Conf
One Evening in May
Ballad swap of younger ballad singers from region.
Music that Sustains
Multimedia prezzie by Susan Pepper with focus on music and stories of women elders who taught Susan in WNC.