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AlgomaTrad Group Classes Program, Winter 2019

AlgomaTrad will be offering group classes in fiddle, piano accompaniment, Irish tin whistle, and bagpipes at the St. Joseph Island Central Public School in Richards Landing every Tuesday evening for 5 weeks starting on Tuesday, February 5th. Instructors for the classes are Julie Schryer, fiddle and piano, and Pat O’Gorman, tin whistle and pipes. Fee for entire 5-week session is $75/$50 for students (a bursary fund is available to help support those who might need some assistance – please enquire, all enquiries are confidential). Classes are 55 minutes. Schedule is as follows:

5:30 Beginner Fiddle
6:30 Novice Fiddle – for fiddlers who are ready to learn tunes at a slow, relaxed pace Beginner Tin Whistle – learn the basics of this accessible instrument through simple tunes
7:30 Intermediate Fiddle – tunes will be learned at a faster pace, and more repertoire will be covered Novice/Intermediate Tin Whistle – learn more advanced tunes from several traditions
8:30 Piano Accompaniment – Intermediate – develop your ability to accompany tune players. Intermediate Bagpipes – for pipers who can play a variety of tunes at a medium tempo and would like to learn tunes to play with other instruments.

Classes are for ages 8 to adult. Please call 705 257 6106 to register or for more info, including instrument rental or purchase, or contact us at music@algomatrad.ca.