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Create Your Own Ocarina Course

October 1 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Russell Lawson will take you from start to finish in creating your own OCARINA! You will be pleased to discover that these beautiful instruments are also easy to play!

The ocarina is a truly modern instrument with ties to the ancient past. Music lovers of any age or skill level can enjoy it is wonderful instruments with minimal effort. If you are looking for something truly unique that will bring a lifetime of joy, look no further, for the ocarina is pure musical magic! Over the course of this class, you will learn the mechanics and fundamentals of flute making and create a beautiful, one of a kind instrument with your own hands.

This is 3-part class, including shaping and form building the sound box and mouth piece, to drilling the holes in the precise measurements, to personalization of your piece, to learning how to play the Ocarina with a song you will learn!

Saturday October 1, from 12-4pm [Weekend Part 1]

1st class will be making the basic shape of the clay instrument & making the sound box and mouth piece.

Sunday October 2, from 12-2pm [Weekend Part 2]

2nd class you will be filing the dried clay shape, drilling the musical holes & adding your own personal artistic engravings to the clay, prior to your piece being fired and glazed. Your choice of color glaze!

Saturday October 22, from 12-2 [4 weeks later!] Pickup/Learn how to play the Ocarina

On your 3rd class, 4 week later, you will learn how to play a song as you pick up your finished ocarina! Russell will teach everyone a song to play using your very own personalized ocarina! Sure way to impress all your friends!

Through this course you will leave with the mechanical understanding of this beautiful and unique instrument, and leave with the new knowledge of how to play your Ocarina! You definitely get your money’s worth in this unique offering. Sign up early to guarantee your spot! Very Limited class size.

Click here to sign up today on Eventbrite.

Location of the class: Kingsport Renaissance Arts Center

2nd Floor, Rm#228.

1200 E. Center St.

Kingsport, TN 37660

For Adults, and Teens 12 + (with adult supervision).

For any questions, or to sign up over the phone, please call the Office of Cultural Arts at 423-392-8414 or 392-8415. More details found at


Kingsport Renaissance Center
1200 E Center St
Kingsport, TN 37660 United States
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(423) 392-8414
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