Irish Arts Center

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    Intro to Celtic Harp

    When you imagine Ireland, what comes to mind besides the rolling green hills dotted with sheep? The beautiful music, of course! In this fun and exciting class, you will learn how to create the most ethereal tunes imaginable using the Celtic harp. Under the guidance of an expert, focus on learning melodies and basic accompanying patterns while also developing a basic understanding of proper hand positioning and chord patterns. Work your way towards exploring variations of melodies and reels, and you'll be on your way to strumming Heavenly sounds in no time!
    Intro to Celtic Harp

    500 W 52nd St, New York

    • Experience playing an utterly unique instrument during this fun and immersive lesson
    • Develop a basic understanding of proper hand positioning and chord patterns of the Celtic harp under the guidance of an expert
    • Get experience playing various melodies, reels, and basic accompanying patterns
    • No experience necessary
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    Beginners Button Accordion

    Is playing just one keyboard not complicated enough for you? In this fun and exciting class, you will learn in detail how to perform virtually every operation on the Irish B/C button accordion! Under the guidance of an expert, practice using the bellows control, or the accordions bass equivalent, and creating ornamentations, such as grace notes, triplets, and rolls. Develop crucial aural, rhythm and sight-reading skills through a diverse range of Irish tunes such as reels, jigs, polkas, slides, and hornpipes. Leave with a comprehensive knowledge of regional style approaches to phrasing and rhythm, and the ability to perform potentially the most interesting party spectacle of all time!
    Beginners Button Accordion

    150 W 46th St, New York

    • Experience playing an utterly unique instrument during this fun and immersive lesson
    • Learn how to perform virtually every operation on the Irish B/C button accordion
    • Practice using the bellows control and creating ornamentations like grace notes, triplets, and rolls
    • Develop crucial aural, rhythm and sight-reading skills through a diverse range of Irish tunes
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    Absolute Beginners Fiddle

    There's a reason Irish music is so fun and contagious. In this fun and exciting class, you will learn the basics of playing music people can't help but want to dance to using the fiddle! Under the guidance of an expert, learn the bare basics of how to work this unique Irish instrument, including holding the bow, tuning the fiddle, and using them together to produce a good and even tone. Develop a greater understanding of how to work the fiddle, and leave with the new ability to play a few Irish jigs on your own!
    Absolute Beginners Fiddle

    500 W 52nd St, New York

    • Experience playing an utterly unique instrument during this fun and immersive beginners lesson
    • Learn how to properly hold the fiddle and bow to produce a good and even tone
    • Practice playing one or two Irish tunes under the guidance of a professional
    • No experience necessary
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