Performing together for 35 years
Using world folk instruments in traditional and creative ways, Paul & Carla have enjoyed a colorful career performing together since 1974. Their fine arts concerts at cultural centers, festivals and universities are always greeted with a high level of enthusiasm.
“A World of Music,” Paul and Carla's fast-paced elementary school assembly program, has been experienced by over a million children. The husband and wife team are co-founders and directers of Elation Center for the Arts in Pagosa Springs, Colorado.
View summer performance schedule below
A World of Music - Booking for Fall
Fast-paced school music assembly
45 minute assembly
1 day residency
3 day residency
6 week performance teach-in
Pagosa Folk and Bluegrass Music Festival
June 6th and 7th 2009
Paul and Carla will be doing workshops at this newer festival held on on Resevoir Hill Pagosa Springs. View the Festival Website
Saturday - Clawhammer Banjo Demonstration with Paul
Paul demonstrates clawhammer style on openback and cello banjo
Sunday - Clogging Demonstration with Carla
Learn Appalacian style clogging in this fun and easy workshop
Albuquerque Folk Festival
June 19th and 20th New Mexico State Fairgrounds
Saturday at 12:00 - Strum and Drum
Paul and Carla's banjo and drumming workshop, children use folk music as a framework for exploring self-expression and creativity through rhythm, singing and improvised dance.
Paul and Carla will also do a demonstration of their international instruments on Saturday as well - 2 pm on the Demonstration Stage
5th Annual Mancos Renaissance Faire
June 27th and 28th
Pagosa Springs Renaissance and Pirate Festival
July 18th and 19th
Paul and Carla bring along an entire troupe of dancers and musicians for a colorful international performance with an emphasis on Middle Eastern music and dance.
Featured are our two dance troupes and drum and flute students.
Four Corners Folk Festival
September 4-6 2009
Paul and Carla bring their exotic collection of instruments for an exciting children's program that features hands on music for kids, dancing and colorful costumes.
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