Irish fiddle lessons and courses for complete beginners and Level 1 and
Fiddles specialise in fiddle virgins.
if you have never played any musical instrument before, by the end
of the week you’ll be playing your first tune on the fiddle! Morning
classes are a hoot, there’s no music theory, no pressure and no
rush. Afternoons are free to explore the most beautiful part of
Intermediates, it’s a chance to devote a week to your music, to
getting new tunes, improving technique and learning how to teach
We do our
best learning when we’re relaxed, so don’t expect a studious music
course. Though we aim to motivate, lay solid foundations and teach
effective practice, our main concern is that you have fun.
classes are held at our house, in a spacious music room with great acoustics
and mountain views! Though it feels spectacularly remote, we are only
4 miles from Kenmare.
are free for you to do what you want. There are loads of ideas
on our 'Free Time' page and all are within easy driving distance of
evenings will be spent at sessions in and around Kenmare. If there
are any gigs on in the Kerry/Cork area we’ll try and get to those too. If
you’re up to playing sessions, you’ll be very welcome to join us for
tunes on Monday and Tuesday nights in Crowley’s bar.
of you familiar with Bristol Fiddles will know about our Weekend Workshops
with Kevin Burke, Tommy Peoples, Brendan McGlinchey, Paul O'Shaughnessy,
Ciaran Boyle, Pete Challoner, Des Hurley, Bernard and Gerard KilBride,
Joe Scurfield and Henry Sears.
planning to put similar workshops on in Kenmare. Send
us your e-mail
address if you'd like advance notice.