Music Course for Adult Learners at Badaguish

We offer an annual residential music course for adult learners at Badaguish, near Aviemore, in November. This course has a limited capacity and priority is given to members of Fèis the Music, but other adult learners are welcome too. 

This year’s course will take place from Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th November 2018

Book now for 2018

This year the tutors will be Laura Beth Salter with Adam Sutherland and Hamish Napier. You can read more about them here:

https://laurabethsalter.com
http://www.naeplans.co.uk
http://www.hamishnapier.com
http://www.adamsutherland.co.uk

Participants arrive at 6pm on Friday and bring a dish for a pot luck supper. We have an informal evening sharing food and tunes in the lodges.

The timetable for Saturday and Sunday is as follows:

SATURDAY

10am – 11am Fiddle with Adam focussing on technique; Mandolin with LB focussing on technique; arranging songs for performance (instrumentalists and singers working together) with Hamish;

11am – 11.30am Coffee

11.30am – 12.30pm Resume morning class

12.30 – 1.30pm Lunch

1.30pm – 2.30pm All work together in a group work class arranging some of the material you already play and inviting ideas from the group. An opportunity to explore theory and basic harmony.

2.30pm – 3pm Coffee

3pm – 4pm Resume afternoon class

4 – 6pm Free time for a walk, etc

6pm Evening meal together at Badaguish followed by informal evening session

SUNDAY

10am – 11am An introduction to tune writing with Adam; arranging tunes for performance with LB; playing for step dance with Hamish;

11am – 11.30am Coffee

11.30am – 12.30pm An introduction to tune writing with Adam; whistle technique with Hamish and continue arranging tunes for performance with LB

12.30 – 1.30pm Lunch

1.30pm – 2.30pm All work together in a group work class as Saturday

2.30pm – 3pm Coffee

3pm – 4pm Resume afternoon class

4pm Finish

Book now for 2018

The fee to attend is £125 for members of Fèis the Music and £150 for others. This includes all tuition, two nights accommodation in the lodges and all meals with the exception of Friday night when we ask that they each bring a dish for a pot luck supper. 

Book now for 2018

You can find directions to the Lodges at: http://www.lodgesatbadaguish.org/Pages/Find%20Us.html