Helen & Mikey (Helen Forsythe, banjo & accordion; Mikey Marget, cello) · Nik Linde

About Helen & Mikey: Helen & Mikey are a progressive folk duo. They perform original tunes for cello, banjo, accordion, and vocals. Their musical influences include American Old-time, Scandinavian, and various other folk music traditions. 

Program Description: In a Class Notes Concert featuring Helen & Mikey, students will learn about the cello, banjo, and accordion while enjoying folk music. Helen & Mikey integrate active participation, and students will join in the music making by learning a song. Finally, Helen & Mikey will explore how to make simple melodies more interesting.

Supporting Materials Packet: Download here.

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