Are you a beginner traditional musician who’s always wanted to join in with traditional folk music sessions?
This course offers you the opportunity to learn tunes and join in with others in a relaxed atmosphere.
Any instrument is welcome, including singers, and a basic understanding of your instrument is required.
Each week you’ll learn a new tune and incorporate them into session-style sets, helping you to grow your confidence in playing within a group, whilst giving you the repertoire knowledge and skills to join in with more folk music sessions.
About the Tutors
Rowan has completed an undergraduate degree in music and a master’s degree in community music, during which he gained vast experience in running music workshops in the community.
He is a multi-instrumentalist, who has been playing ukulele and guitar for over 10 years and has experience running ukulele workshops in schools and in community settings.
Ciara has completed an undergraduate in music and a master’s degree in flute performance.
Since picking up the flute at the age of 7 she has gained ample performance experience in both classical and folk styles.
Ciara has 4 years teaching experience in many different environments; ranging from teaching curriculum music in the classroom to preparing students one-on-one for graded exams.