In this course, you will be introduced to the melodies and grooves of any Western Europe and North America: traditional folk, new compositions.
We'll play as a band, create our own arrangements, explore accompaniment, embellishments, improvisation, grooves and more. We will work towards a concert, where the pleasure
to play together is the most important.
The melodies are learned by ear, we will also listen to
arrangements of popular folk groups to inspire us.
This course is aimed at musicians with several years of experience, can easily learn melodies by ear and play fluently of their instrument. Accompanying instruments require a
basic knowledge of chords. You are not sure to match these conditions ? Do not hesitate to contact us.
The course is open to any type of acoustic instrument: string, wind (including including saxophone and brass), small percussion (no drums), guitar, diatonic or chromatic accordions, bagpipes,...
If you play a non-chromatic instrument like the bagpipes, keep keep in mind that you won't be able to play all the melodies, so it may be useful to bring another instrument.