Looking to explore your musical talents or learn a new instrument? The Diane Mitchell Music School is thrilled to announce a fantastic series of music workshops that will be taking place in Paisley and Johnstone. Here are all the details you need:
Paisley – Brick Lane Studios
When: Sundays 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm & Wednesdays 7-8 PM
– Wednesday 30th August – Accordion with Gary Blair
– Wednesday 6th September – Fiddle with Mairi McGillivray
– Wednesday 13th September – Scots Song with Anna Reid
– Wednesday 20th September – Clarsach with Jessica Fraser
– Sunday 24th September – Accordion with Gary Blair
– Sunday 1st October – Gaelic Song with Mairi McGillivray
– Sunday 8th October – Scots Song with Anna Reid
– Sunday 15th October – Fiddle with Mairi McGillivray
– Wednesday 18th October – Bodhran with Aidan Connell
– Wednesday 25th October – Accordion with Gary Blair
Johnstone – Station 7
When: Mondays 7-8 pm
– Monday 4th September – Fiddle with Mairi McGillivray
– Monday 11th September – Clarsach with Jessica Fraser
– Monday 18th September – Accordion with Gary Blair
– Monday 25th September – Accordion with Gary Blair
– Monday 2nd October – Gaelic Song with Mairi McGillivray
– Monday 9th October – Scots Song with Anna Reid
MEET THE TRAD WORKSHOP TUTORS!
Mairi McGillivray | Gaelic Song & Fiddle Tutor
– Mairi McGillivray, a Gaelic singer and fiddler, hailing from the beautiful Isle of Islay, brings her unique style to traditional songs and tunes. She’s a graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and has received prestigious awards for her musical talents.
Anna Reid | Scots Song Tutor
– Anna Reid, a Scots singer from North Ayrshire, is known for her enchanting voice and deep connection to traditional Scottish songs. She has graced renowned stages across the UK and is a sought-after tutor.
Jessica Fraser | Clarsach Tutor
– Jessica Fraser, a harpist from Paisley, is a final year student at RCS, specialising in the clarsach. She shares her passion for the harp through teaching and performing with her band, Madderam.
Gary Blair | Accordion Tutor
– Gary Blair, an internationally renowned accordionist, has captivated audiences worldwide with his accordion mastery. With numerous accolades to his name, he’s a true maestro of the accordion.
Aidan Connell | Music Teacher
– Aidan Connell, a multi-talented musician and composer, offers instruction in piano, drums, and music theory. He has been an integral part of the music school for over a year.
Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to learn from some of the finest musicians in the industry. Whether you’re a beginner or looking to hone your skills, these workshops promise a musical journey like no other! For more information and to register, visit the Diane Mitchell Music School website.