Intro to/Beginning Irish Whistle: Michael Coult
Learn the fundamentals of playing Irish tin-whistle. Learn about some of the tune types and work towards playing your own new tunes. Bring a D whistle if you have one.
Irish Flute/Whistle: Michael Coult
In this class students will learn more about advanced techniques and ornamentation. A more advanced repetoire will be explored.
Beginning Bodhrán and World Percussion: Kieran Leonard
A class focused on technique, posture and timing. Depending on the various instruments, we will work on establishing a solid technique and working on some basic rhythms which can be built upon as time progresses.
Intro to Bodhrán and World Percussion: Kieran Leonard
A background of the Bodhrán and its historical significance within the culture, as well as the progression of more mainstream percussion being used as a form of contemporary traditional music.
Bodhrán and World Percussion: Kieran Leonard
The class will be working on the rudimental beats that are involved in Irish traditional music as well as an understanding of the standard rhytmical time signatures within the tradition. The importance of musical accompaniment will be stressed and enhanced in a fun environment.
Beginning Irish Fiddle: Karen Hickey
Learn the fundamentals of playing Irish fiddle. Learn about some of the tune types and work towards playing your own new tunes.
Irish Fiddle: Karen Hickey
Develop your Irish fiddle technique and explore style, ornamentation and phrasing, while learning new tunes!
Irish Dance (Youth): Karen Hickey
Learn some traditional Irish steps and put them to fun use in doing some group set dances such as The Walls of Limerick and The Siege of Ennis.
Traditional Accompaniment: Calum Morrison
Learn how to accompany Irish tunes and songs. Students will work on left hand shapings, chord sequences, basic harmony and rhythm. Guitar, bouzouki, cittern, etc.
Tenor Banjo/Mandolin: Calum Morrison
Learn new tunes and techniques on the banjo/mandolin. Focus will be placed on developing good rhythm, tone and working on ornamentation.
Traditional Scottish Singing: Calum Morrison
The class will focus on group singing ranging from ballads, upbeat songs and some simple Scots Gaelic. Students will learn songs ideal for singing in a group or individually.