WHERE:  Glasgow Kelvin College, John Wheatley Building, 2 Haghill Road, Glasgow, G31 3SR. Click here for map.

LEVELS: Beginner and Improver

TUTORS: Beginner (number dependent) - Collette Hunter  / Improver - Celine Donoghue / 5-String - Garry McFadden

INSTRUMENT HIRE: None  

TERM DATES, ENROLMENT AND COST:  See Membership page

 GFW Playing Together – Monday Slow Session / Wednesday Warm Up  –  See Sessions page.

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TENOR Banjo - Beginner / Improver – Celine Donoghue / Collette Hunter

WHEN: MONDAY 7.30pm - 9.30pm     CLASSROOM: Monday Rooms


Originally we had a single Tenor Banjo class for both new Banjo players and people who wanted to improve their exisiting skills.

From April 2016, if there are sufficient student numbers, we will run 2 classes to ensure we match skills to learning and to keep a reasonable student to tutor ratio.

Note this is NOT the 5-STRING Banjo Class which is on WEDNESDAY

 

Tutor picture coming soon

 5-String Banjo – Beginner - Garry McFadden

WHEN: WEDNESDAY 7.30pm - 9.30pm     CLASSROOM: Wednesday Rooms


This class will be aimed at BEGINNER level 5-string banjo.  As the 5-string banjo is primarily an American instrument, Garry will teach "Scruggs" (‘Duelling Banjos’ /‘Foggy Mountain Breakdown) style. Though the class is aimed at Beginner level, the class will look at melodic "Keith" style, single-string "Reno" style and a 5-string approach to Celtic traditional tunes.  

The class will be fun and informative. (Guitarists may find banjo easy to adapt to - there are some similarities between the instruments).  

Note: this is NOT the TENOR Banjo (4 String) which is on MONDAY