Monday, September 20, 2010

Bodhran Lessons

n DonegalMind games: give your brain a break - The Irish Times - Sat, Aug 28, 2010: "Have you always been that person at parties without a party piece? Change your tune and learn the participatory pleasures of the bodhr�n. Oideas Gael in Gleanncholmcille, Co Donegal, offers beautiful scenery, an immersion in An Gaeltacht way of life and a series of cultural courses for anyone interested in their Irish heritage.

The one that will make you popular at parties is their beginner’s guide to the bodhr�n. You get to study the various techniques of bodhr�n playing, from how to accompany solo and group musicians in a seisi�n to how to play the various beats required for hornpipes, jigs, reels and other musical styles.

After class you can practice your new-found skill in the local pubs.

When�September 10th-12th.

Where�Oideas Gael, Gleanncholmcille, Co. Donegal.



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