Learn from some of the industry’s most celebrated artists in our series of workshops suitable for both beginners and experienced musos. All workshops are held in the Iron Jack Shack, and are completely FREE of charge – please secure your place by registering your interest in attending. BYO instrument/s.
SONGWRITING w/ ALLAN CASWELL
Hone your songwriting skills, polish a song you have already or put music to a poem you have written. Join prolific and award-winning songwriter Allan Caswell as he unpacks the theory behind the writing of a song, give examples of his process and answers questions you have about the art of crafting a song.
THUR 22 AUG | 2PM – 4PM
GUITAR w/ TIM GAZE
Pick up some wicked guitar tricks from multi-award winning guitarist, vocalist and music teacher Tim Gaze. From modern rock, blues, slide, electric and acoustic guitar playing techniques (beginners to advanced) to guitar music theory, notation and TAB, plus how to approach playing current popular songs for singers who want to accompany themselves on guitar.
FRI 23 AUG | 4PM – 5PM
GUITAR w/ MICKI FREE
A guitar hero with a sound dedicated to ‘feeling the groove’, soaking up different influences and entertaining audiences, Micki has performed with some of the most influential bands and artists in the world.
Take this opportunity to learn from his expertise and no doubt take home some cool yarns.
SAT 24 AUG | 4PM – 5PM
HARMONICA w/ LAWRIE MINSON
Fun, portable and easy to play!
2019 CMAA Musician of the Year Lawrie Minson has earned multiple Golden Guitars and worked across the country music industry; the respected multi-instrumentalist will share some of his tips to improve your playing ability. Suitable for beginners.
FRI 23 AUG | 11AM – 12PM
SAT 24 AUG | 2PM – 3PM
LOOPING w/ MASON HOPE
Learn how to layer lead vocal, harmonies and percussive sounds to add new dimension to a solo performance.
Muster 2017 Talent Search winner Mason Hope will deliver unique workshops explaining and demonstrating the contemporary art of “live looping” – using a sampler to record and playback a piece of music in real-time. A must-experience for musicians and non-musicians alike.
THUR 22 AUG | 12PM – 1PM
FRI 23 AUG | 1.45PM – 2.45PM
SAT 24 AUG | 3PM – 4PM
UKULELE w/ RUBY SALTBUSH
With four strings and a sweet, happy sound, ukulele is an instrument anyone can master.
Learn the joys of stringing and strumming in a series of workshops that culminate in a Muster Main Stage performance Sunday. Suitable for absolute beginners as well as those who already know how to play.
FRI 23 AUG | 12PM – 1.30PM
SAT 24 AUG | 1PM – 2PM
SUN 25 AUG | 9.30AM – 10.30AM