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Videos from PMN Winter Convergence, January 26-28, 2024

  • LIVESTREAM: Virtual Round Robin @PMN Winter Convergence
  • LIVESTREAM: PMN Saturday Night Collaborative Concert
  • Opening Ceremony
  • 1A) The Musical Roots of Social Movements in the Black Community - Jane Sapp, Luci Murphy - DuPree - Lindsey Wilson
  • 1B) Music in the Labor Movement - Bobby Greenberg, Tristan Lion
  • 1Z) Song Swap: Songs of Our Time - Joanie Calem
  • 2A) Beyond Survival: Arts & Culture In The Poor People’s Campaign - Daniel Blake, Jamel Coy Hudson, Matthew Puckett, Arelis Figueroa, Lindsey Wilson
  • 2B) Fifty Years of Hip Hop - Dilson Hernandez
  • 2Z) Collaborative Songwriting Across Political Differences - Eric H. F. Law,  John Carroll
  • 3A) Learning Freedom Songs with a Gospel Sound - Jane Sapp
  • 3B) Hard Hitting Song Swap, Pts 1 and 2
  • PMN Membership Meeting 

Videos from PMN Summer Gathering, May 27, 2023

  • 1A) How to be a Song Leader - Luci Murphy
  • 2A) A Spiritual Journey: Understanding the African American Spirituals - Jane Sapp, DuPree, Luci Murphy, Lindsey Wilson, Walter Cooper, Jenny Bonham-Carter
  • 3A) Learning Gospel Songs of the Black Church & Freedom Songs with a Gospel Sound - Jane Sapp
  • Plenary: From Spirituals to Protest: Struggle and Faith in the African American Musical Tradition - Jane Sapp, DuPree, Luci Murphy, Lindsey Wilson, Walter Cooper, Jenny Bonham-Carter
  • Round Robin Collaborative Concert -- Emcees: Gary Allard, Marcie Boyd, Dilson Hernandez 
Videos from PMN Winter Hybrid Convergence, February 10-12, 2023

  • PMN Virtual Round Robin, Winter Hybrid Convergence --  Hosted by Eric Law and Dilson Hernandez.
  • Opening Ceremony [In Person + Zoom] -- hosted by Erland Zygmuntowicz, Ben Grosscup, and Eric Law
  • 1A) How & Why Activist Ensembles Organize, Play & Sing [In Person @TPF + Zoom]  -- Facilitated by Savitri D &  Gale Juhkol
  • 1.Z.2) Young Artists in the Movement [Zoom Only]  -- Charlie King, X, Jesus Salcido Chavarría, Hausson Byrd, Michael Carter
  • 2A) Super Ensemble Rehearsal & Song Share [In Person @TPF + Zoom] -- Black Workers Center Chorus, Rude Mechanical Orchestra, NYC Labor Chorus, DC Labor Chorus, Stop Shopping Choir, The Raging Grannies
  • 2B) Organizing Musicians: The Labor Movement’s Next Unexpected Battle [In Person @TPF + Zoom]  -- John Pietaro, Hannah Kuhn, Aaron Fowler, Carolann Solebello, Marc Ribot
  • 2.Z.1) Hands Across the Hills: Song Swap on Dialog  [Zoom Only] -- Sarah Pirtle and Eric Law
  • LIVESTREAM: PMN Saturday Night Collaborative Concert -- Hosted by Hosted by joEL McGlynn and Carrie Klein (hot glue & the gun)
  • 3.Z.2) Use Music and Activism to Better Your World [Zoom Only] -- Pete Kronowitt and Laura Sue Wilansky
  • 3.Z.3) Guitar Workshop with Barry Kornhauser [Zoom Only]
  • PMN Membership Meeting & Closing [Zoom Only]

    Videos from PMN Fall Hybrid Convergence, October 21-22, 2022
    • PMN Virtual Round Robin
    • Opening Ceremony + 1A) Music in Fusion Organizing -- Charon Hribar and Matt Puckett
    • 2A) Defending People’s Democracy -- Luci Murphy & Ben Bath
    • LIVESTREAM: PMN Saturday Night Collaborative Concert

    Videos from PMN Summer Convergence, June 3-5, 2022

    • PMN Summer Concert: Ruben Gonzalez; Eric Law; Occupella; Tom Smith; Lindsey Wilson
    • Opening Ceremony -- Jane Sapp; Cleo Knopf; Huayra Forster; Gary Allard; Amgie Whitehurst; Charlie King
    • 1B. Songwriting: A Masterclass -- Emma’s Revolution; Leon Rosselson; Lindsey Wilson; Rick Burkhardt
    • 2A. From Negro Spirituals to Gospel: A Revolutionary Continuum --Lindsey Wilson; Jane Sapp; Michael Carter
    • 2B. Nature in Nueva Canción -- Colleen Kattau and Rubén Gonzalez
    • 2C. Guitar Technique Master Class: Simple Measures to Improve Guitar Playing -- Spook Handy
    • Round Robin Sing Around
    • 3B. Art is a Weapon -- Beb Bath; Paul Mishler; Jendog Lonewolf; Mario Cancel; Luci Murphy
    • 4A. Hit the Streets with Song! Lead Singing in Movements - Occupella & Black Workers Center Chorus
    • 4B. Peace and Justice Music with Children -- - Eric Law; Tom Smith; Kim Wallach; Sarah Pirtle

    Videos from PMN Winter Convergence, January 28-30, 2022

    • PMN Winter Concert - Reggie Harris, Rick Burkhardt, Carolann Solebello, John Pietaro, Jendog Lonewolf
    • Opening Ceremony - Facilitated by Tobie Hoffman
    • 1A. Music in the Body Resistance, Empowerment, Release - Cleo Knopf, Angie Whitehurst, Tobie Hoffman
    • 1B. Unity Folk Club a Left wing Song Club in the UK, Our Roots & Current Activities - Members of the Unity Folk Club in London.
    • 1D. Song Circle: Connecting our Struggles - Facilitated by Sarah Pirtle and Eric Law
    • 2A. Activist Choirs in the Pandemic - Elise Bryant, Karen Mihalyi, Micki McCune, Miriam Anderson, Diane Porter
    • 2C. Musicians in Space Virtual Space, That Is - David Rovics, Pat Humphries & Sandy O (Emma’s Revolution)
    • 2D. Impact Songwriting - Reggie Harris, Rick Burkhardt, Carolann Solebello
    • 3A. Cornish Traditions and Rituals - Kathy Wallis
    • 3B. Nueva Cancion Back to the Beginning - Colleen Kattau, Ruben Gonzalez, Arlen Segura
    • 3C. DIY Home Recording, Question and Answer Session - Steve Deasy, Dilson Hernandez, Ken Whiteley
    • 3D. Song Circle Social Justice in Pandemic - Facilitated by Hali Hammer
    • LIVESTREAM: Round Robin Sing Around, People's Music Network - emceed by Gary Allard, hot glue & the gun (Joel McGlynn and Carrie Klein), and Dilson Hernandez
    • 4B. Brainstorm and Art Share about Inclusion & Community Building - Joanie Calem, Angie Whitehurst
    • 4C. Guitar Technique Master Class: Simple Measures to Improve Guitar Playing - Spook Handy
    • PMN Membership Meeting, Election & Closing

    Videos from PMN Virtual Fall Mini-Convergence, October 16, 2021

    • Plenary Panel: Our Songs As "Medicine" For Communities In StruggleCharlie King, Jane Sapp, Ricardo Levins Morales, Lu Aya
    • 1A. The Craft of Songwriting - Bev Grant, Lindsey Wilson, Joshua Garcia, Marcie Boyd (Moderator)

    • 1B. Song Leadership for Healing Community Trauma - Luci Murphy and members of the Black Workers Center Chorus

    • 2A. Making Melodies Rick Burkhardt

    • 2B. Recording & Promoting Your Music - Paul Kaplan and Khaiim the RapOet

    • Round Robin - Hosts: Joel McGlynn and Carrie Klein (hot glue & the gun), Jendog Lonewolf, and Gary Allard

    Videos from Workhop Series with David Rovics: "How to be a Troubador in the Age of Crowdsourcing", August to October 2021

    • SESSION 1: Songwriting and Performing
    • SESSION 2: Sharing Your Music
    • SESSION 3: Crowdsourcing Everything

      Videos from PMN Summer Convergence, June 4-6, 2021
      • PMN Summer Concert - Munit Mesfin, Elise Bryant, Sav-B, Elise Witt, Jane Sapp, Black Workers Chorus
      • Round Robin Sing Around
      • Opening Ceremony
      • 1A. The Black Freedom Struggle's Call to Arms The Message is in the Voice - Lindsey Wilson, et al.
      • 1B. Stealing Fire The Creation, Use and Abuse of Parodies - Charlie King, Nancy Schimmel,Al Bradbury
      • 2A. Singing For Fun For Everyone - Elise Witt
      • 2C. Your Music: Sharing And Surviving -- David Rovics, Pat Humphries & Sandy O (Emma’s Revolution)
      • 3A. Listen to that Voice! The Ongoing Relevance of Paul Robeson - Tayo Aluko
      • 3B. An Intro to GarageBand for Mac (or iPad) - Joel McGlynn
      • 3C. DIY Home Recording -- Ken Whiteley, Steve Deasy, and Dilson Hernandez
      • 4B. Let the Sound be Heard: OBS and Zoom - Joel McGlynn and Lucas Meyer
      • 4C. The Art of Beatmaking: Creating from scratch - Matt Div
      • PMN Membership Meeting & Closing Ceremony

      Videos from PMN Winter Convergence, January 29-31, 2021

      • PMN Winter Concert – Frankie Lopez, Kim Harris, Hot Glue & the Gun, G. Allard, M. Braven, L. Gilmore
      • Opening Ceremony
      • 1A. Zoom Techniques for Choirs and Small Ensembles – Anne Goodwin, Nick Page, Jan Maier
      • 1B. Introduction to Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Digital Recording – Steve Deasy, Dilson Hernandez
      • 1C. Making Musical Video Collages – Karen Brooks, John Fisher, Cesar Barros, Josh Feintuch, Paul Kaplan
      • 2A. Social Justice Choirs During the Pandemic and Beyond – Penny Stone, Elise Bryant, Annie Levin, Josh Feintuch, Savitri D
      • 2B. Music of the Spirit: Black Spirituality – Lindsey Wilson, Kim Harris, Gary Allard, Lea Gilmore
      • 2C. Singing Together Online with Low Latency (Low Time Lag) – David Tarlo, Laurie Siegel, Chris Chafe (Jacktrip), Alex Carôt (Soundjack), Jessie Chappell (Sonobus)
      • 3A. Planetary Survival & Communal Singing – Annie Patterson, Melanie DeMore, Lea Gilmore, Jane Sapp, Aileen Vance, Emma’s Revolution, Peter Blood
      • 3B. Fight the Power! A Timeline of Political Songs in Hip Hop History – Dilson Hernandez
      • 3C. Driveway Choirs: Singing together Safely With Zero Latency (Zero Time Lag) – Bryce Denney, Kathryn Denney, Sandi Gubin
      • Round Robin Sing Around
      • PMN Membership Meeting & Closing

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