Bath Strings Academy - Folk Music Workshop

Mar 29, 2020 at 13:45 — 16:45 (BST)

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

 

Irish Folk Music Workshop

 

Sunday 29th March 1.45pm – 4.45pm
String players can join us for this half-day workshop on Irish Folk Music.  During the afternoon we’ll get your toes tapping as we learn some famous Irish tunes by ear and from music.  We will look at traditional techniques, starting you off on some of the bowing patterns and ornaments that will make all the difference to your Irish sound.

 

Who is this workshop suitable for?
This workshop is suitable for string players of Grades 2 – 8+  who play violin, viola, cello or double bass.

Course Fee: £22 per player (including booking fee)
Sibling Discount: £17 (including booking fee)
Mentor: £11 (including booking fee)

Parent / Accompanying Adult: £5

Donation: If you are able to make an additional £5 donation, you will enable us to provide inspiring musical experiences for young people who would otherwise not be able to access our events.


Course Times: 1.45pm – 4.45pm
Venue: Widcombe Junior School, Bath, BA2 4JG
Informal Performance for family and friends: 4.30pm

 

Financial Support
We are committed to supporting as many musicians as possible to attend our courses.  Please do not let financial issues prevent your attendance; we will do our best to provide assistance wherever possible.  As part of our inclusion policy, we run a bursary scheme.   Read more here, or email to arrange a confidential discussion.

 

Refreshments: Participants will need to bring a packed lunch. 

 

Email bathstringsacademy@gmail.com for more information

www.bathstringsacademy.org

 

BOOKINGS FOR THIS EVENT ARE OPEN UNTIL 23rd March. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BOOK AFTER THIS DATE, PLEASE EMAIL US FOR AVAILABILITY OF PLACES AT bathstringsacademy@gmail.com

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