This course introduces you to melodies and grooves from all over Europe and beyond: traditional folk, compositions and small musical excursions...
The emphasis is on ensemble playing, arrangements, accompaniment, improvisation, swing, rhythm and musical embellishments. The lessons prepare students for some concerts, where the fun of playing together is paramount.
Learning the melodies by ear, based on the suggested chord progressions.
Participation in the courses requires some years of experience with an instrument. A certain ease in playing the proposed melodies is necessary. For accompanying instruments, a basic knowledge of chords is required. If you are not sure whether you meet these requirements, please contact us.
The course is open to all types of acoustic instruments: stringed instruments, wind instruments (including saxophone and brass), small percussion (no drums), guitar, diatonic or chromatic accordions, bagpipes, spinet, Jew's harp, recorder, alpine horn...
-playing by ear" (scores come after the course)
- a journey into the traditional music of Europe
Any questions ?
If you have any questions, please refer to the practical information !