When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Late starts accepted
  • Tutor Jonathan Watkins
  • Course Code W23JPMC01C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Learn to play tunes, improvise and understand basic music theory. Suitable for players with two terms' experience.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Know how to bend blow and draw notes
  • Have a deeper understanding of improvisation
  • Improved ability to improvise and take solos
  • A knowledge of the leading harmonica players and their repertoire
  • Know how to play vibrato
  • Use the tongue for effects while playing


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    Learning from tutor demonstration and explanation. Playing as a part of a group and individually Learning a repertoire of suitable material Learning various harmonica techniques

    Entry requirements

    Completion of Harmonica 1B Online enrolment on term 3 of this course is only available to those enrolled in the previous term. If you are a current student you will have received an email alerting you to this. If you are new to this course please select 'Ask a Question' and the curriculum department will contact you.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    This is the third term of classes.

    What you need

    Diatonic harmonicas in the keys of C and A. Pen/pencil, notebook.

    What you can do next

    Related Morley courses include Ukulele, Accordion, Folk Music, Guitar for Primary School Teachers and Parents (one-day courses), or longer Guitar courses (Acoustic, Classical, Electric, Bass). You may also be interested in courses that develop general musical skills such as Learn to Read Music, Musicianship or Aural Training