Tin Whistle Basics
This course is aimed at the absolute beginner whistle player. By the end of the course, the learner will have a repertoire of seventeen popular Irish session tunes, the ability to play cuts, taps and rolls as well as a deeper understanding of the Irish music tradition. Tin whistle Basics is an excellent starting point for any aspiring Irish musician.
Your tutor Kirsten Allstaff will guide you every step of the way. First, you will learn how to hold the instrument, proper hand & finger posture and good basic technique, which are all important fundamentals to get right before you move on. Then, there is a progressive study of scales, articulation and ornamentation with relevant exercises throughout, all learned through the tutors precise choice of tunes for the appropriate level of ability. The 'Whistle Basics' course will equip the beginner whistler with the necessary rudiments to begin a journey down the long and adventurous road of Irish whistle playing.
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Welcome to OAIM
Online Academy of Irish Music
- Would you like to become a better musician or singer?
- Are you on the path to mastering your instrument but need some top technique tips?
- Are you interested in beginning a journey into Irish music and want to get off to a great start?
- Do you have a busy life style and find it hard to fit in the time to drive to weekly music lessons or are there no Irish music teachers in your area?
If you answered YES to any of these questions, you have come to the right place!