Bands

THE STONY SIX

Jenneke Kijlstra-Shone (accordion, vocals, percussion), Caitlin Pilkington (violin, vocals, Dave Paxton (marimba, clarinet, guitar, vocals), Tanya Nolan (guitar, ukulele, vocals), Jane Coker (clarinet, mandolin, vocals, whistle). Unusual covers plus originals. Great energy and divine harmony. https://www.facebook.com/The-Stony-Six 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JANE AND TANYA

The duo. Specialising in all things Gillian Welch with some other folky stuff thrown in. Tanya Nolan (guitar, ukulele, vocals) Jane Coker (vocals, mandolin, whistle)

 

Jan and Tanya at Moe Music Festival 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACOUSTIC KITCHEN

Jane Coker, Betty McLaughlin, Tarnya Wilson, Jo Whitelaw, Sue Cullen, Yvette Atkins and Wendy Sellings perform a cappella wonders!

 

 

 

 

 

THE FLANNELETTES

Jane Coker (tenor sax, mandolin, vocals), Tanya Nolan (guitar, guitjo, ukulele, harmonica, vocals), and Jules de Cinque (bass, uke, vocals). We sing great songs, mostly by women song writers, with lots of luscious harmony vocals. https://www.facebook.com/flannelettes/

 

 

Workshops, groups and events

PERFORMANCES

Fri 19th April (Easter Friday) 5.30 – 8pm. Jane and Tanya plus Acoustic Kitchen play at Food, Fire & Wine on Fridays at Meeniyan Square, 94 Whitelaw St, Meeniyan 3956. FREE!

Fri 12th April, 5.30 – 8pm. The Stony 6 play at Meeniyan Square, 94 Whitelaw St, Meeniyan 3956. Featuring David Paxton (guitar, vocals, clarinet, marimba), Caitlin Pilkington (fiddle, vocals), Tanya Nolan (guitar, vocals), Jenneke Kijlstra-Shone (accordion, vocal, percussion) and Jane Coker (mandolin, whistle, vocals).
Cost: FREE!

WORKSHOPS:

NIA DANCE – ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE – VOICE – TOTAL IMMERSION WEEKEND at Inverloch April 26 – 28 2019

Immerse yourself in a nourishing weekend of movement, stillness, sound and song in the beautiful seaside town of Inverloch. Nia with Black Belt Jacinta Birchall and Blue Belt Santha Press, Alexander Technique with Jane Coker,
Vocal Mind Movement with Santha Press.
Each day will include a session each of Nia, Voice and Alexander Technique, each session building on or enhancing the previous.

https://www.facebook.com/events/234037247511626/

https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=470874&

 

ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE IN FOSTER: Saturday May 15th 10am – 3pm at Foster Community House. 

Contact Jane for more info: jane.coker@bigpond.com

 

ANNUAL ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE AND VOICE RESIDENTIAL WEEKEND

Come to a residential Voice and Alexander Technique weekend workshop  In Inverloch with Jane Coker Fri 27 Sept 12noon to Sun 29 Sept 2pm 2019 (Grand Final long weekend).

Sing, explore your voice, relax, learn new songs and practice Alexander Technique for ease in your body and voice. Anne Mallen, a wonderful Alexander Technique teacher from Daylesford/Melbourne, will be assisting in leading the weekend.

At The Barn, 8 Grandview Grove, Inverloch – 30 seconds walk to the beach!

Price $320 – covers 3 Alexander Technique workshops, 2 singing  workshops and 2 voice exploration workshops plus all meals and accommodation.

Book early! Email jane.coker@bigpond.com

 

SINGING GROUPS

Grandridge 245 (Mirboo North’s Community Choir): Wednesdays (term-times) 7.15 – 9pm at St Mary’s Church Hall, 114 Ridgway, Mirboo North. No auditions, all welcome.  $15 ($12 conc) per session . Enquiries: Jane: 0400 053266, jane.coker@bigpond.com

Meeniyan Singing Sessions: 2nd Monday of the month (except June 2019 when it’s the 3rd Sunday due to public holidays) 7 – 8.30pm at Meeniyan Hall. $12 ($5 kids). Each session is a one-off singing session so no ongoing commitment required. Fun  a- cappella songs, rounds and chants from across the globe. All welcome. No singing experience needed. No need to book – just turn up. (No session in January). Further info: Jane: 0400 053266, jane.coker@bigpond.com

Group Singing for everyone at The Mirboo North Artspace (81B Ridgway, next to the Brewery). now on Tuesdays (term-times) 1.15pm-2.15pm. $12 per session. Fun a cappella songs, rounds and chants from across the globe. No singing experience needed. Shower singers very welcome! Enquiries: Jane: 0400 053266, jane.coker@bigpond.com

 

MUSIC GROUPS

Mirboo North Ukulele Players:
Now on Tuesday afternoons at The Mirboo North Artspace (81b Ridgway, next to the brewery ).

2.30 – 3pm – Absolute beginners, 3 – 3.30pm – Not quite beginners, 3.30 – 4pm – Smarty pants!   Come to 1, 2 or all 3 sessions each week. Cost $12. Enquiries: Jane: 0400 053266, jane.coker@bigpond.com

 

SINGING LESSONS

Dumbalk: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays $60 (1 hour)

ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE LESSONS

Dumbalk: Mondays, Tuesdays Wednesdays and Thursdays $60 (1 hour)

Contact Jane for more info 0400 053266, jane.coker@bigpond.com

I am in my element when I am singing or playing music with others. Alexander Technique has helped me to sing and play better and given me the physical stamina to keep singing and playing longer! Read more

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