When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Jonathan Watkins
  • Course Code W24JPMC02B
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Learn to play tunes, improvise on various styles of music, advanced harmonica techniques, how to play through an amplifier, and play different genres of music. Suitable for intermediate players. Please bring your own ten-hole diatonic harmonicas in C major and A major.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Play advanced bending techniques
  • Use the tongue to improve your sound
  • Know how to play overblows and overdraws
  • Learnt to play some of the repertoire of the leading harmonica players
  • Have a better understanding of music theory and how it relates to the harmonica
  • Be able to play in improvise well in several keys/positions

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

The course is for intermediate players who are proficient at bending notes..

What you need to know before you enrol

This is the second term of lessons

What you need

Ten diatonic harmonicas in the key of A , B flat, C and D, pen/pencil, paper

What you can do next

Harmonica 2c will continue developing your skills