Passim School of Music Celtic Ensemble


I’m excited to be co-leading the Passim School Celtic Ensemble with fiddler Cara Frankowicz this fall! Join us for the Fall II 6-class session from Nov-Dec 2018, or the Winter I session Jan-Feb 2019.

In this class, we will explore the role of both melody players and accompanists, but more importantly the relationship between these two. We will learn a group of tunes from the Scottish, Irish and Cape Breton traditions and discuss the arranging process as we collaborate on our material. We will learn some theory and discuss chord choices, bass lines, and rhythm.

This class is recommended for intermediate-advanced melody players with some tune repertoire already under your belt. For accompanists, knowledge of chords and keys will be expected and you should be able to read through a chord chart. This class is open to any melody instrument as well as guitar, piano, bouzouki and cittern.

This class meets at 8:00-9:15pm on Tuesdays starting Nov. 6 (Fall II) and Jan 8 (Winter I).

Register and find out more here.