Traditional Music & Singing
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New: Tunes & Craic - Adult Session Group
Explore the fun and social sides of music. For both adults and children who have a reasonable ability to play. Works on all aspects of traditional music group performance and in a light hearted manner prepares a show combining team-work and music. Skills in tuning, phrasing, timing, arrangement, harmony and listening will be developed so that a high level of performance and unity are achieved. Any traditional instrument accepted. For both male & female mixed and all ages mixed. Audition required for entry.
Ages 10+. The Uilleann Pipes is one of the few truly Irish Instruments. It is not necessary to have played another instrument before learning the pipes. Private lessons only available. Uilleann Pipes are available for rent.
Ages 5+ A wonderful sounding instrument that’s always pleasant on the ear. Available in private lessons only. Harps are available for rent. Exam preparation for SCT Traditional Music Exams and LCM (London College of Music) available.
Button Accordion & Melodeon
Ages 7+ You press the button and the note comes out. No squeaking around trying to get the right note. The Accordion is a bit heavy for little ones though. Available in group classes or private lessons. Button Accordions are available for rent. Exam preparation for SCT Traditional Music Exams and LCM (London College of Music) available.
Ages 7+ Mandolins have 8 strings in pairs of 2. It is similar to a Banjo, but it’s not as heavy. It is a quiet and pleasant instrument that can be used for melody and backing. Available in group classes or private lessons. Mandolins are available for rent. Exam preparation for SCT Traditional Music Exams and LCM (London College of Music) available.