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  • Ailie Robertson – Tunes in Unusual Time Signatures

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    The morning course is now sold out, but places are still available on Ailie's afternoon course (16:00-17:15) Put on your dancing shoes: We’re about to explore the world of odd …

    Charlotte Petersen – Scottish and Gaelic Tunes

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    A chance to delve into the wonderful repertoire of Scottish and Gaelic melodies. Beautiful Gaelic airs, wonderful waltzes and lively dance tunes arranged with accompaniment to complement and support the …

    Corrina Hewat – Exercises can be Fun!

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    Corrina will be working through some of the exercises she uses on a daily basis for herself and with her students to support the learning of Scottish music. Can exercises …

    £56.00

    Fiona Rutherford – Scottish Music

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    For those with a little playing experience who would like to build confidence whilst learning some varied Scottish repertoire. At a relaxed pace, we will enjoy exploring tunes from beautiful …

    £42.00

    Gwenan Gibbard – Welsh Music

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    A chance to learn some arrangements of Welsh traditional tunes. We will learn a slower tune as well as a couple of livelier dance tunes - and the accompaniment can …

    £42.00

    Jessica Burton – Lever Harp for Primary Children

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    This class is for young players with just a little experience of playing. Come along to explore some of the different rhythms, styles and sounds that you can make on …

    £42.00

    Laoise Kelly – Traditional Irish Music

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    Traditional Irish tunes taught in a traditional manner. The great wealth of Irish music is an oral tradition, so although written music is supplied in advance, it would be worthwhile …

    £42.00

    Wendy Stewart – Notes for Spring

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    Especially for our online class, Wendy has arranged a set of two Scottish tunes per day that, taken carefully but steadily, will flow together under the fingers. Join her on …

    Esther Swift – Improvising and Composing

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    N.B. This course is now sold out. Having had the chance to hone this course online, Esther has found that improvising can be even more liberating in the comfort of …

    £42.00

    Cheyenne Brown – Funky Scottish Music

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    We will be learning a combination of modern and traditional Scottish tunes with catchy melodies and funky and fun arrangements. The tunes will be specially chosen to fit well under …

    £42.00

    Eira Lynn Jones – Pedal Progress

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    Do you want to develop your pedal harp progress? Then this course will be your whistle-stop tour of all things pedal. On the itinerary: new exercises for fingers and feet; …

    £42.00

    Rachel Hair – Simply Scottish Harp

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    Scottish music has simply spectacular sound – sprightly strathspeys and roaring reels to joyful jigs and wistful waltzes, these fantastic types of tunes all contribute to it’s culture dearly loved …

    Anne Marie O’Farrell – Love those Levers!

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    Expand your lever harp repertoire with some beautiful pieces by J.S.Bach, John Dowland, Henry Purcell and more. We’ll also use Irish tunes that have some great lever flipping too! This …

    £42.00

    Eleanor Hetherington – Tuneful Technique

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    Expand your harp repertoire whilst focusing on some fundamentals of harp technique in a supportive and friendly online environment. Learn new and perhaps familiar tunes with time given to helping …

    £42.00

    Patsy Seddon – Exploring Modes through Scottish Tunes

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    This is a course for those who tried to untangle modes but just got tied up in knots! We will learn some Scottish traditional tunes and uncover the modes in …

    £42.00

    Maggie MacInnes – Flora MacNeil’s legacy of song

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    Maggie’s mother, Flora MacNeil, from the island of Barra in the Outer Hebrides, came from a family with a rich Gaelic singing tradition. Having learned many of these songs which she …

    Ailie Robertson – The Extended Harp

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    Enter the world of electronics! Expand your harp sound world with pedals and plugins. Ailie will talk about the various possibilities for amplifying your instrument (acoustic harp and electric harp), …

    Hermanos Corbalán – The Essence of the Paraguayan Harp

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    In this workshop, Sixto and Juanjo will focus on the traditional music of Paraguay, full of contrasts and rich tone and introducing authentic sounds. We will discover how these can …

    £10.00

    Elinor Evans – Borrowing Tunes!

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    As musicians we take inspiration from a variety of resources. This is especially true for the clarsach as most of the old repertoire was lost. Nevertheless, we can recreate “original” …

    £42.00

    Esther Swift – Improvising and Composing

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    Having had the chance to hone this course online, Esther has found that improvising can be even more liberating in the comfort of your own home. Following a series of …

    £42.00

    Isobel Mieras – Post Beginners

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    This course is for those who have had a few lessons, who may be self-taught or who just want to go back to basics. Through simple tunes and a few …

    £42.00

    Maeve Gilchrist – Advanced Technique

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    This workshop is for those who have the fundamentals down but are looking to go deeper into finger dexterity, sound-control and looking to find more ease with the instrument. We …

    Patsy Seddon – Exploring Modes through Scottish Tunes

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    This is a course for those who tried to untangle modes but just got tied up in knots! We will learn some Scottish traditional tunes and uncover the modes in …

    £42.00

    Tom Daun – Rural Dance Music in Baroque times

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    Only a few years ago a German music scholar discovered fascinating music manuscripts containing dance tunes of the late 18th century. Johann Dahlhoff was a village musician in Westphalia who …

    Ailie Robertson – Tunes in Unusual Time Signatures

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    Put on your dancing shoes: We’re about to explore the world of odd time signatures! Expand your repertoire and your sense of rhythm with this course that will look at …

    Charlotte Petersen – Scottish and Gaelic Tunes

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    A chance to delve into the wonderful repertoire of Scottish and Gaelic melodies. Beautiful Gaelic airs, wonderful waltzes and lively dance tunes arranged with accompaniment to complement and support the …

    £42.00

    Laoise Kelly – Traditional Irish Music

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    Traditional Irish tunes taught in a traditional manner. The great wealth of Irish music is an oral tradition, so although written music is supplied in advance, it would be worthwhile …

    £42.00

    Anne Marie O’Farrell – Love those Levers!

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    Expand your lever harp repertoire with some beautiful pieces by J.S.Bach, John Dowland, Henry Purcell and more. We’ll also use Irish tunes that have some great lever flipping too! This …

    Eleanor Hetherington – Tuneful Technique

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    Expand your harp repertoire whilst focusing on some fundamentals of harp technique in a supportive and friendly online environment. Learn new and perhaps familiar tunes with time given to helping …

    £42.00

    Eira Lynn Jones – Pedal Progress

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    Do you want to develop your pedal harp progress? Then this course will be your whistle-stop tour of all things pedal. On the itinerary: new exercises for fingers and feet; …

    £42.00

    Rachel Hair – Simply Scottish Harp

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    Scottish music has simply spectacular sound – sprightly strathspeys and roaring reels to joyful jigs and wistful waltzes, these fantastic types of tunes all contribute to it’s culture dearly loved …

    Cheyenne Brown – Funky Scottish Music

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    We will be learning a combination of modern and traditional Scottish tunes with catchy melodies and funky and fun arrangements. The tunes will be specially chosen to fit well under …

    £42.00

    Gwenan Gibbard – Welsh Music

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    A chance to learn some arrangements of Welsh traditional tunes. We will learn a slower tune as well as a couple of livelier dance tunes - and the accompaniment can …

    £42.00

    Fiona Rutherford – Scottish Music

    10th April 2021 - Saturday

    For those with a little playing experience who would like to build confidence whilst learning some varied Scottish repertoire. At a relaxed pace, we will enjoy exploring tunes from beautiful …

    £42.00