When & Where

Suitable For

  • 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Jacquelyn Hynes
  • Course Code W21MPPB07B

What you will learn

In a fun and friendly group learn to play simple folk tunes on the whistle by ear. Suitable for those with a few months' experience but absolute beginners also welcome.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • learn how to hold the instrument with proper hand & finger posture and good basic technique
  • understand basic articulation and ornamentation techniques
  • play a variety of popular Irish tunes
  • get a deeper understanding of Irish music tradition

Cost

  • Full fee
    £125
  • Concession fee
    £95
  • Class format and activities

    Learning by ear and with the aid of notation , Playing in unison and individually , Learning about the history and tradition of folk music

    Entry requirements

    This course is suitable for those with a few months' experience but absolute beginners also welcome.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    You will need to find some time in between classes to practise the repertoire and techniques covered.

    What you need

    Please bring your own instrument

    What you can do next

    You can progress to the 'Folk whistle' course in Term 3. You may also be interested in othe Folk music courses Morley offers such as, 'Folk Fiddle', 'Accordion 1' and 'Folk Ensemble'.