Guide to Course Levels & Teaching Method

Guide to Course Levels & Teaching Method

Course Levels

  • Beginner: You have no experience of playing the harp.
  • Post-beginner: You took last year’s Beginners’ course, have had relatively few lessons and/or require help with basic technique.
  • Elementary: You can already perform simple tunes, require further help in consolidating basic technique and wish to work slowly and carefully.
  • Elementary/Intermediate: As Elementary but you feel ready to stretch your boundaries.
  • Intermediate: You already have good technique and can work at a moderate pace.
  • Intermediate/Advanced: As Intermediate, but you are ready and willing to work at a faster pace.
  • Advanced: Your technique is good and you wish to work at a good pace to stretch yourself.
  • Mixed Ability: For all levels, except Beginner.

For further advice about course levels please contact us on +44 (0) 131 445 2022

Teaching Method

  • E: teaching will be by ear with written music given out only at the end of the course.
  • E+M: teaching will initially be by ear with written music given out during or at the end of each session.
  • M: teaching will be from written music.
  • M+E: written music will be given at the start of the course. However, teaching will be sympathetic to all levels of skill in reading/assimilating music.
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Heather Downie, Plucking – But not as you know it! 5 day course.

April 1@1:00 pm - April 5@2:30 pm

£72

Five day courses 

Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday & Wednesday: 1.5 hours each day 

Monday: 1 hour 

MIXED ABILITIES (teenagers)

Damping, strumming, sliding, drumming; the harp can be so much more than plucking strings. Come along to this fun filled course and learn how much more you can get from your harp. Explore modern arrangements of Scottish tunes and newly composed pieces, as Heather guides you through an adventure into alternative techniques. Best suited to those who feel comfortable experimenting.

16/04/13 STONEHOUSE - LANARKSHIRE Heather Downie

 

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April 1@1:00 pm
End:
April 5@2:30 pm
Cost:
£72
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T30
Teaching Method
E + M
Course Level
Mixed Abilities