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  • Cheyenne Brown – Funky Scottish Music

    Sat, 10 April 2021 @ 4:00 pm Mon, 12 April 2021 @ 5:15 pm BST

    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 your fingers, with memorable phrases and accessible fingering. We will do lots of repetitions of each phrase and concentrate on finger patterns and placing to help secure the tunes in your muscle memory. Add some great new tunes to your repertoire at a gentle pace with lots of smiles!

    Three sessions:

    • Saturday 10th April, 16:00-17:15
    • Sunday 11th April, 16:00-17:15
    • Monday 12th April, 16:00-17:15

    Tom Daun – Rural Dance Music in Baroque times

    Sat, 10 April 2021 @ 4:00 pm Mon, 12 April 2021 @ 5:15 pm BST

    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 wrote down hundreds of popular tunes of his time. The repertoire ranges from elegant Baroque Bourrées to stomping rural dances. Many of the melodies are related to French, Dutch, Danish and English tunes of the same time. And all of them sound gorgeous on harp.

    Three sessions:

    • Saturday 10th April, 16:00-17:15
    • Sunday 11th April, 16:00-17:15
    • Monday 12th April, 16:00-17:15

    Eleanor Hetherington – Tuneful Technique

    Sat, 10 April 2021 @ 4:00 pm Mon, 12 April 2021 @ 5:15 pm BST

    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 improve hand position, finger placement and sound production. There will also be the opportunity to troubleshoot any specific issues such as brushed chords, finding harmonics or playing passages more evenly. This course is the start of a journey to improved sound quality and increased technical proficiency to get the most enjoyment from your harp.

    Three sessions:

    • Saturday 10th April, 16:00-17:15
    • Sunday 11th April, 16:00-17:15
    • Monday 12th April, 16:00-17:15

    Gwenan Gibbard – Welsh Music

    Sat, 10 April 2021 @ 4:00 pm Mon, 12 April 2021 @ 5:15 pm BST

    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 be tailored to your level.

    Three sessions:

    • Saturday 10th April, 16:00-17:15
    • Sunday 11th April, 16:00-17:15
    • Monday 12th April, 16:00-17:15

    Eleanor Hetherington – Tuneful Technique

    Sat, 10 April 2021 @ 10:00 am Mon, 12 April 2021 @ 11:15 pm BST

    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 improve hand position, finger placement and sound production. There will also be the opportunity to troubleshoot any specific issues such as brushed chords, finding harmonics or playing passages more evenly. This course is the start of a journey to improved sound quality and increased technical proficiency to get the most enjoyment from your harp.

    Three sessions:

    • Saturday 10th April, 10:00-11:15
    • Sunday 11th April, 10:00-11:15
    • Monday 12th April, 10:00-11:15

    Gwenan Gibbard – Welsh Music

    Sat, 10 April 2021 @ 10:00 am Mon, 12 April 2021 @ 11:15 am BST

    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 be tailored to your level.

    Three sessions:

    • Saturday 10th April, 10:00-11:15
    • Sunday 11th April, 10:00-11:15
    • Monday 12th April, 10:00-11:15

    Wendy Stewart – Notes for Spring

    Sat, 10 April 2021 @ 10:00 am Sun, 11 April 2021 @ 5:15 pm BST

    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 this mini musical odyssey from reflective to lively, from minor to major and from dark to light.

    Four sessions:

    • Saturday 10th April, 10:00-11:15
    • Saturday 10th April, 16:00-17:15
    • Sunday 11th April, 10:00-11:15
    • Sunday 11th April, 16:00-17:15

    Cheyenne Brown – Funky Scottish Music

    Sat, 10 April 2021 @ 10:00 am Mon, 12 April 2021 @ 11:15 am BST

    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 your fingers, with memorable phrases and accessible fingering. We will do lots of repetitions of each phrase and concentrate on finger patterns and placing to help secure the tunes in your muscle memory. Add some great new tunes to your repertoire at a gentle pace with lots of smiles!

    Three sessions:

    • Saturday 10th April, 10:00-11:15
    • Sunday 11th April, 10:00-11:15
    • Monday 12th April, 10:00-11:15