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Thursday, September 24
 

8:00pm

Music 101
What is music, and how do we make it? Music 101 is a free-form conversation with a series of panelists on the crafting of music. Topics will vary across the hour, including how to get started, good practice habits, picking an instrument, basic music theory, and discussions of music genre.

Speakers
avatar for Chiba

Chiba

Hiya, I'm Chiba the Chubby Cheegoni, or Cheetah Shigoni. I am one of the panelists for both the Music 101 panels and the Model Railroading panel. Please stop by and visit.
avatar for Dwale

Dwale

Booze Sponge, Yomama
Shouldn't you be more concerned about who YOU are?


Thursday September 24, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Elliott A Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Music)

9:00pm

Make Your Voice Do the Impossible
The most versatile instrument is the voice. Whether speaking or singing, learn secrets to help you use your voice like you may have never thought possible. RainFurrest’s musical guest of honor and transgender professional singer-songwriter, Amadhia Albee (M→F / Baritone→Soprano) shows you the secrets that she herself uses every time she uses her voice to speak or sing. Whether you dream of singing (male or female) or simply bringing more presence into your speaking voice (male or female or somewhere in-between) these vocal techniques can help you unlock the voice you’ve always dreamed of having!

Speakers

Thursday September 24, 2015 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Elliott A Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Music)
 
Friday, September 25
 

10:00am

Medieval Dance
Come learn how they danced back in the day. Luprand will be teaching several styles of English folk dance, some European Continental court dances, the Russian Korobeiniki, and the Finnish Letkajenkka. Audience participation is encouraged and hoped for!

Speakers
avatar for Luprand

Luprand

Simon "Luprand" Shepherd is a serial dabbler, drawing pictures, writing stories, cooking new dishes and almost always getting a song stuck in his head. He works as a graphic designer for an SMS marketing company, where he puts his love of awful puns to use. A former member of the... Read More →


Friday September 25, 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm
Secondary Theater Seatac Hilton Secondary Theater

1:00pm

Headphone Music
Nicole “Ribnose” Johnson, the creator of Boreal Network and a number of other musical identities, shares her thoughts and feelings on the power of music to be an experience all to itself.

Speakers
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Ribnose

Meadowhawk Arts
My name is Nicole Johnson, also known as Ribnose! Along with being a furry artist, I'm an electronic music producer. My panel will be about the composition and production of electronic music that's meant more for listening than dancing to.


Friday September 25, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Elliott A Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Music)

3:00pm

Lend Me Your Ears: Open Mic
Take the limelight. For the next hour, the microphone is yours. Show us what you’ve got!

Speakers
avatar for Dwale

Dwale

Booze Sponge, Yomama
Shouldn't you be more concerned about who YOU are?


Friday September 25, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Elliott A Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Music)
  • title pocket Lend Me Your Ears: Open Mic
  • title conbook Lend Me Your Ears: Open Mic

4:00pm

Bard to Bard: Tips on Singing
General information on voice, voice training, and tips and tricks to refine your craft.

Speakers
avatar for Dwale

Dwale

Booze Sponge, Yomama
Shouldn't you be more concerned about who YOU are?


Friday September 25, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Elliott A Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Music)
  • title pocket Bard to Bard: Tips on Singing
  • title conbook Bard to Bard: Tips on Singing

5:00pm

The Craft of Verse: Writing Lyrics and Poetry
How does a poem become a song? Join our panel for a discussion on waxing lyrical and setting words to music. Tricks for improving your poetry will be included in the conversation.

Speakers
avatar for Dwale

Dwale

Booze Sponge, Yomama
Shouldn't you be more concerned about who YOU are?


Friday September 25, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Elliott A Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Music)
  • title pocket The Craft of Verse: Writing Lyrics and Poetry
  • title conbook The Craft of Verse: Writing Lyrics and Poetry
 
Saturday, September 26
 

3:30pm

Music 101
What is music, and how do we make it? Music 101 is a free-form conversation with a series of panelists on the crafting of music. Topics will vary across the hour, including how to get started, good practice habits, picking an instrument, basic music theory, and discussions of music genre.

Speakers
avatar for Fox Amoore

Fox Amoore

Special Musical Guest
I do music stuff! I play piano and harass chickens. I also do the Foxes and Pepper's band show thing with Pepper, which yay! I'm applying for here ^_^
avatar for Chiba

Chiba

Hiya, I'm Chiba the Chubby Cheegoni, or Cheetah Shigoni. I am one of the panelists for both the Music 101 panels and the Model Railroading panel. Please stop by and visit.
avatar for Dwale

Dwale

Booze Sponge, Yomama
Shouldn't you be more concerned about who YOU are?


Saturday September 26, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Elliott A Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Music)

5:00pm

Set in Stone: Recording Music
Come hear Fox Amoore, one of RainFurrest’s previous guests of honor, talk about the process of recording an album!

Speakers
avatar for Fox Amoore

Fox Amoore

Special Musical Guest
I do music stuff! I play piano and harass chickens. I also do the Foxes and Pepper's band show thing with Pepper, which yay! I'm applying for here ^_^
avatar for Pepper Coyote

Pepper Coyote

Special Musical Guest
Pepper Coyote has been singing and playing guitar around the fandom since 2010 when he started performing concerts with his first band look left. Now Pepper plays with Fox Amoore across the globe nearly 3 times a month.PepperCoyote and Fox Amoore have been making music at FurCon for... Read More →


Saturday September 26, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Elliott A Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Music)
  • title pocket Set in Stone: Recording Music
  • title conbook Set in Stone: Recording Music

6:00pm

Drum Circle
Come and make some noise! Join Pepper Coyote and a host of instruments for a chance to jam to the beat. Move, get yourself into the rhythm, and be part of the music.

Speakers
avatar for Pepper Coyote

Pepper Coyote

Special Musical Guest
Pepper Coyote has been singing and playing guitar around the fandom since 2010 when he started performing concerts with his first band look left. Now Pepper plays with Fox Amoore across the globe nearly 3 times a month.PepperCoyote and Fox Amoore have been making music at FurCon for... Read More →


Saturday September 26, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cascade Courtyard Seatac Hilton Poolside Courtyard

6:00pm

Making Music Mixes
More than a mixtape, not quite a live set; there is an art to making a studio mix. Long, smooth crossfades, matching tempos and keys, and choosing a good beginning and end, are all skills used in the process. Listen to samples of transitions and learn tricks to create music mixes that encapsulate emotional narrative in sound.

Speakers

Saturday September 26, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Elliott A Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Music)

7:00pm

Lend Me Your Ears: Open Mic
Take the limelight. For the next hour, the microphone is yours. Show us what you’ve got!

Speakers
avatar for Dwale

Dwale

Booze Sponge, Yomama
Shouldn't you be more concerned about who YOU are?


Saturday September 26, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Elliott A Seatac Hilton Main Hall (Music)
  • title pocket Lend Me Your Ears: Open Mic
  • title conbook Lend Me Your Ears: Open Mic