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The Challenge of Simplicity – Long Notes


The first ever Challenge of Simplicity weekend ran by Maggie took place at Melin Dolwion at the end of May 2015. One of the first exercises practiced during the weekend was ‘long notes.’ Long notes is one of the core vocal practices we do at the mill. We try to do it every morning for an hour. It involves dwelling within one note, exploring the different tonal qualities and sounds that can be woven from what appears to be a deceptively […]

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Maggie Nicols introduces the Challenge of Simplicity


Watch Maggie Nicols give a short introduction to her forthcoming residential The Challenge of Simplicity, 22-25 May 2015. Places are still available if you want to book a place. As Maggie explains, this event is mixed-ability – you don’t have to be an experienced musician, or even a musician, to come and participate. We look forward to welcoming you to the Mill in May. Please do contact us if you need further information. Massive apologies for the poor sound quality […]

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Summer events at Melin Dolwion


After a wonderfully successful event at the beginning of April, we are gearing up for two very exciting residentials in May and June. From May 22-25 Maggie Nicols is running her first ever residential course¬†at the mill, The Challenge of Simplicity. The plan for the weekend is to empower those low in confidence and challenge the complacent who might assume that simple techniques are beneath them. Maggie loves working with mixed ability groups and helping everyone reach their full potential. […]

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