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Irish Traditional Instruments for Children – Backers Club

guitar classes at the irish cultural centre

MUSIC CLASSES

Backers club (How to accompany Irish Traditional Music) with Tad Sargent.

The ICC are delighted to announce a new class this year entitled 'How to accompany Irish Traditional Music'.

Instruments that can be covered will be:
Guitar (DADGAD tuning)
Bouzouki (GDAD tuning)
Piano/keyboard

Students will be able to choose an instrument they want to focus on. Except the piano, they must come in with their own instrument.

Lessons will cover:
Basic knowledge of keys played in Irish music
Colour coded system of learning keys and progressions
Rhythm techniques and dynamics
Tune/melody studying from an accompanists perspective
History of backing styles in traditional Irish music

TIMES | Saturdays 10.00AM - 11.00AM

VENUE | Irish Cultural Centre, 5 Black's Road, Hammersmith , London W6 9DT

PRICE £50 (online course fee)

AGE 8+

Summer Online Term 2020*

April: 25
May:  2, 9. 16, 23
June: 6, 13, 20, 27
July: 4
Half Term is the week of 25th May.

Registration and payment opening soon.

*Due to the ongoing impact of Covid-19 this term will be taught online until otherwise advised.

This is the final term of the year and due to lessons following a yearly curriculum, tutors will not be able to accept any beginners who did not attend the previous terms.

The class fee for this term is £50.

Payments are handled by PayPal. There is an option to pay by credit or debit card and you do not require a PayPal account.