Milwaukee Irish Fest Summer School Classes
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M08: Bodhrán, Intermediate with Andy KruspeInstructor: Andy Kruspe - Read full bio
Location: St. Matthews (Check-in CelticMKE Center)
Start Date: Tue, August 16, 2022 Start Time: 12:30 PMEnd Date: Thu, August 18, 2022 End Time: 02:00 PMDescription: Intermediate level bodhrán will introduce double-down sticking, syncopation, basic ornamentation, and voicing beyond open and muted/neutral sounds. In addition, this course will cover ways to accompany tunes by varying rhythms and voicing between or within sections of a tune.
All levels for this year’s bodhrán course will have a specific focus for each day:
Day 1 (Tuesday) will be dedicated to the tipping/stick hand
Day 2 (Wednesday) will concentrate on the voicing/back hand
Day 3 (Thursday) will cover what to play- tactics and methods for accompanying tunes in an appropriate manner.