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Free Lesson 1
Billy introduces the bouzouki basics course and discusses the method he uses for teaching chord shapes. Read More
Irish Bouzouki Courses Available
Bouzouki Accompaniment #1
The aim of this course is to learn the basics of playing, such as irish bouzouki chords and chord structures, strumming and fingerpicking, counter melody and rhythm. Students will become familiar with the ideas behind traditional Irish music accomp...
Bouzouki Accompaniment #2
This course has been designed to follow on from Billy's previous course. Titled 'Bouzouki Accompaniment #2', this courses focus will be on six different tunes; rhythm, chordal patterns and counter-melody for each will be examined in-depth.
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?
- Or 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!
Billy Mag Fhloinn
Billy Mag Fhloinn was born and raised in a musical family in Limerick City. He began playing traditional music in 1996, beginning on the bodhrán. He then progressed onto the bouzouki, after a chance find of an old Greek model…[Read More]