Friday Folk will come to you!
Zoom in, details below…..
Titirangi Folk Music Club is inviting you to come make music via a Zoom meeting.
But First:- Some advice re Zoom when playing an instrument
Zoom’s primary market is was for business meetings, so by default they give priority to voice, and treat other sounds (accompanying instruments) as interference and attempt to eliminate them. Not what you want to happen when playing music. But there’s a workaround, you can tell Zoom to use ‘Original Sound’ and it will let through your superb playing in all it’s original glory – well at least all the glory your microphone will pick up.
You can find instructions here:- https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/115003279466-Preserve-Original-Sound#h_7845b217-db22-44f5-9163-7978496d953f
Note that you need to both enable the option to have the option show up in a meeting, and then switch on the option itself during the meeting. Tricky I know, if the help page doesn’t make sense to you there are lots of YouTube videos about it.
We’ve also been told that aligning the performer’s microphone with their voice rather than their instrument helps, so the instrument doesn’t overpower.
Topic: Titirangi Folk Music Club – Folk on Friday for May 2020
Time: May 22, 2020 19:30 Auckland, Wellington
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Meeting ID: 846 488 099
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A bit of a singaround, a bit of a jam session, a bit of what you fancy does you good on a Friday evening.
- What do you do?
- – We chat, sing, play music and support each other
- Do I need to be a member?
- – No, Everyone is Welcome, if you like it, join later
- Do I need to play an instrument?
- – No but if you’re learning we can encourage and support you
- Am I too old?
- – No, you’re never too old or too young to sing or to make music
We’re a totally informal, small friendly group of people who like to sing and play music. This is a good place for experienced musicians to meet up and enjoy playing together.
If you do not sing or play and would like to then here you’ll find encouragement. There is never any pressure and you may wish to visit a few times to get confidence or you may already be confident, it does not matter, no one will criticise, only support.