6.30 pm – 8.30 pm
10 week course
This course is designed for intermediate to advanced level musicians
We can supply some instruments but if you have your own please bring it along
The aim of this course is to learn how to accompany Irish music on the guitar. Ruairí uses the standard tuning style for the majority of this course but will also introduce alternative tuning system – DADGAD towards the end of the course, as this is particularly suited to Irish and other Celtic music genres due to its modal nature.
The first half of the course will examine the chords, chord structures and strumming patterns of some of the more typical tune types and keys in the Irish tradition; the Jig, Reel, Slip Jig and Hornpipe focusing on the keys of D, G, Em and Am.
As well as learning rhythms / strumming, Ruairí will also teach solo and melodic note accompaniment techniques.
To register for this class, please download form by clicking here.
Please return attached form along with payment to the Duncairn Centre for Culture & Arts.