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Thursday Late Morning Irish Fiddle Technique from 11.00am

 

This classes is suitable for fiddle players. We learn and play at a faster pace and concentrate on techniques for getting the correct rhythm for each type of Irish tune.  All participants are muted except for questions.

The linked Session for this group is on Tuesday evening.

We are operating via Zoom

Please e mail Jill jillyelliot@gmail.com for the link - it is the same each week for any class or session - please arrive 5-10 minutes early

11.00am-12.00 noon - fiddle technique such as swing, bowing and phrasing

 The "linked" session of tunes for this group is Tuesday evening 8.15pm-9.15pm

The fee for the whole morning is 10 and covers you for any other group or session for the whole week.

We are currently operating via Zoom 

 

Spring Term  2021 - Thursday - January - April

Date

Tunes

Thursday 7th January Raheen Reel
Thursday 14th January Trip to Cullenstown
Thursday 21st January (The) Raheen
Thursday 28th January Joe Cooley's Reel
Thursday 4th February Controversial Reel
Thursday 11th February  Master Mc Dermott
Thursday 18th February Boogie Reel
Thursday 25th February Play sets of tunes covered recently.  Start very steadily to remind ourselves of each tune and then play the sets a few times and you will be surprised how well you can keep up ! Boogie Reel set, Raheen Set, Roscommon Set.
Thursday 4th March  
Thursday 11th March  
Thursday 18th March  
Thursday 25th March  
Thursday 1st April  
Thursday 8th April  
Thursday 15th April  
Thursday 22nd April  
Thursday 29th April  

 

Autumn Term  2020 - Thursday - September - December

Date

Tunes

3rd September - 11.05am-12.30pm  No Group
10th September - 11.05am-12.30pm  Polkas - how to swing a polka! - and playing Mealagh Valley Polka in D - listen to the recording on the A-Z index so you are familiar with the tune.  If you know any polkas already we can work on those too to play in an authentic Cork/Kerry style.
17th September - 11.05am-12.30pm  Aaron's Key - learn this jig by ear - the recording is on the website 
24th September - 11.05am-12.30pm  Blackthorn Stick - continuing the theme of Irish Jigs
1st October - 11.05am-12.30pm  Lark in the Morning - another Irish Jig
8th October - 11.05am-12.30pm  Irish reel - Rakish Paddy
15th October  No group this week
22nd October - 11.05am-12.30pm  Roscommon, Maude Miller, Sailor on the Rocks - Irish Reels
29th October No Group this week
Saturday 31st October 2pm-3pm Join Maggie Daniel and the Perfect Cure Ceili Band for our Halloween Ceili - Click here for dances to be called with instructions and a list of tunes for musicians to join in too.
5th  November - 11.05am-12.30pm  Jig rhythm and bowing - Haunted House
12th November - zoom 11.30am Reels- swing rhythm and bowing - Roscommon, Maude Miller and Sailor on the Rocks
19th November - zoom 11.30am Reels - swing rhythm and bowing - Roscommon, Maude Miller and Sailor on the Rocks
26th November - zoom 11.30am Roscommon, Maude Miller 
3rd  December - zoom 11am Roscommon, Maude Miller 
10th December - zoom 11am  Roscommon, Maude Miller, Sailor on the Rocks
17th December - zoom 11am Roscommon, Maude Miller, Sailor on the Rocks
Wednesday 23rd December 1.45pm Highly Strung and Folk Feet Christmas Party 1.45pm - dancing and playing starts at 2pm - 3pm chatting to finish around 3.15pm - email Jill jillyelliot@gmail.com for the programme