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Irish Traditional Instruments | How to Accompany Irish Traditional Music

guitar classes at the irish cultural centre

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

The ICC are delighted to offer an exciting musical backing class entitled 'How to accompany Irish Traditional Music'.

Instruments that can be covered will be:
Guitar (DADGAD tuning)
Bouzouki (GDAD tuning)
Classes are suitable for adults and children aged 8+.
Children’s backing classes will run from 12pm-12.30pm.

Students will be able to choose an instrument they want to focus on. They must come 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 | Online

PRICE | £110 (online course fee)

A concessionary rate is available for those under the age of 16, over the age of 65, and for holders of a blue badge or a current student ID card.

Children’s backing classes will run from 12pm-12.30pm and cost £50 for the term.

Spring Online Term 2021*

Music classes will run from Saturday 16th January - 27th March, with a half term break during the week of 20 Feb.
Jan 16, 23, 30
Feb 6, 13, 27
March 6, 13, 20, 27
Please see below for registration and payment.

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

The class fee for this term is £110 / £50 for children.

Music Classes

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