Bardic Symposium and Championship

 

Hosted by Device of Glymm Mere

The Barony of Glymm Mere (Thurston, Grays Harbor, and South Mason counties, WA )

Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): Serena Zane
Date: October 29 , 2011
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on October 29th 2011
Site closes at: 12:00 AM

Event site:
St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church
540 School Street SE Lacey, WA 98503




 

Glymm Mere


Music Symposium & Bardic
Championship


October 29, 2011


St. Andrew’s UMC of Lacey


540 School Street SE


Lacey, WA 98503

 

 

9:00
am               
Gate opens

9:30
am               
Classes begin

10:30 am             
Open mic starts in the sanctuary

10:30 am             
Games in the foyer

12:30pm              
Armor Inspection

1:00pm                
Heavy Blanket Tourney

2:00pm                
Rapier Blanket Tourney

3:30
pm               
Baronial Bardic Championship Competition

5:00
pm     
         
Court

6:00
pm               
Served Feast with Entertainment

8:00pm                
Bardic Circle around the fire

10:00 pm             
Site closes

 

Class Schedule –
Pre-registration is available
now!!


 

Class and registration
information can be found here:
http://accademia.antir.sca.org/sessions/gm_bardic_2011.html


 

Classes offered are as
follows:


What I
learned about Period Violins
– Instructor: Mistress Alisaundre ni
fedhlidhmidh dal gCais – Course Description: In this class, learn
what I’ve picked up about the history of the violin and how
to modify a modern violin for historical accuracy. We
will discuss suggestions for period music as well as playing
techniques for the period violin.  Duration of the class – 2
hours


What I
learned about Period Guitar-like Instruments

– Instructor: Master Leith
Anhranai dal gCais – Course Description – period techniques
for guitar-like instruments; mandolin; cistern; etc…and how
to play with historical accuracy and have fun. Duration: 2
hours


Documenting stories in period and the Role of the
Storyteller the SCA
– Instructor: HL Fearain – Course Description
  A discussion
on how to document stories in Period and the roll the storyteller
can play in a period-like aspect in the SCA.  Duration: 2
hours


Miss
Manner’s Guide to Hosting a Bardic
Circle

Instructor: Mistress Alisaundre ni fedhlidhmidh dal gCais – Course
Description – In this informal discussion questions and
answer style class we will lay out the manners of Bardic circle in
the known world and also give you guidance on how to handle
truculent, hecklers, rambling stories, and other common challenges
Duration: 1 hour


A Note in
Time: Late Period Music for Voice and Lute (or other stringed
instruments)
– Instructor: HL Serena ZaneCourse
Description – In this class we will discuss some of the
composers of Late Period and learn several songs which were
considered popular for the day Duration: 2
hours


Considerations of Basic
Storytelling
– Instructor: Master Owen the MerryCourse
Description – Overview of preparing spoken word performances.
Discussion of impromptu, memorization, props, body language, word
choice, and interaction with audiences. Good general info for any
beginning performer. Duration: 1 hour

 

Medieval
Music: A Children’s Primer
– Instructor: Lady Kolfinna
Vallagyoja

Course Description: A Beginning
look at medieval music styles and instruments, presented in a fun,
easy-to-learn children’s style. We will learn some songs and
chants, look at some period instruments and experience the joy of
music together! 
Duration: 1 hour

 

So, you want to host a Bardic
Competition?

Instructor:  HL Julian Sinclair

Course Description – An open
question and answer session on the subject of running bardic
competitions.  Topics will include, Finding a Venue, Selecting
an Format, and Choosing Judges.  1
Hour.


 

ON
SITE WRITING CONTEST

 

There shall also be an on site
writing contest.  The
person composing the best piece shall will a prize.  This can be done as a song, a
story, or a lymric, but it must include all of the following
elements:  a lute, the
sun, honey bees, a young maiden, and a dandelion.

 

Heavy and Rapier Tourneys to be
held!! All fighters must find a bard to herald them into the ring!
Or they can herald for themselves!  There will be a prize for the
best introduction!

 

The
Feast

 

Feast-o-crat: Lady Bessetta
Wallace

 

Menu:  (vegetarian friendly dishes
included)

(Ingredients for all dishes will be
posted on site for those with food concerns)

 

1st
Remove

Bread with herbed
butter

Mushroom & cheese
pastries

Compost – vegetables pickled
in wine & spices

Cameline Beef

 

2nd
Remove

Duck
with glazed turnips

Bernaise sauce

Cameline sauce

Cynches

Peas
with pearl onions

 

3rd
Remove

Pork
stuffed with bacon, brie, and chestnuts

Yellow pepper
sauce

Mustard cream
sauce

Apple Muse

Rice
in milk & beef broth

 

4th
Remove

Pears in wine &
honey

Cream Horns

Meringues
Chantilly

 

Site
fees


 

Adults (17-over)                     
$10.00

Youth (4-16)                          
$6.00

Kids
(0-3)                               
Free

 

Feast will be included in site fee
for the day.

Bring your own lunch and lawn
chairs for around the Bardic fire!


 

Autocrat
Team


 

Autocrat: HL Serena
Zane

360-560-7672

moc.oohay@eldeendedalb

 

Deputy autocrat: HL William Richard
Drake

360-200-2363

moc.orezten@a4661rubilacxE

 

Feast-O-Crat: Lady Bessetta
Wallace

moc.liamg@sevaelehtfoeertrevlis

 

Class Coordinator: HL Christiane de
Huntington

ten.tsacmoc@notgnitnuhed

 

Dry
site.  Please no
libations.  Candles
are allowed.




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