A Creative Approach to The Irish Bodhran - 3 Week Drumming Course for Beginners and Improvers of All Ages
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A Creative Approach to The Irish Bodhran - 3 Week Drumming Course for Beginners and Improvers of All Ages

A Creative Approach to The Irish Bodhran - 3 Week Drumming Course for Begin...

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Westminster Music Library

160 Buckingham Palace Road

London

SW1W 9UD

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The Bodhrán, the heartbeat of Irish music, is an ancient drum made from wood and goatskin and beaten with a wooden stick. This fun and inclusive three-week course, led by Irish percussionist Ruairi Glasheen, will explore the history of this dynamic instrument and a range of technical and musical skills required to play the Bodhrán.

The course will cover :

  • The history of the Bodhrán, how they are made and how to look after your Bodhrán
  • Technique: how to hold your Bodhrán, tipper, development of different strokes and exploration of various playing positions.
  • Jig, reel and syncopated patterns and variations
  • Reading simple notation and creating your own patterns

Dates:

  • Saturday 26th November , 11:00 – 12:30
  • Saturday 3rd December, 11:00 – 12:30
  • Saturday 10th December, 11:00 – 12:30

Price: £31.50 inclusive of all three dates ( Excluding £2.54 Eventbrite service charge)

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  • 160 Buckingham Palace Rd, London SW1W 9UD
  • 5 minute walk from Victoria train station
  • 2 minute walk from Victoria coach station

This course will cater for complete beginners and improvers of all ages

Drums will be available for use during the workshop or bring your own drum!

All course material and video tutorials provided

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