The effort you make to present the tunes step by step
"There are lots of tunes to learn and I like the selection in both [flute]courses –I'm working the first lessons, and it's very rewarding to see how I'm getting on, that's in part due to the hard work you've done and the effort you make to present the tunes step by step, in a very helpful way, so thank you very much."
Xaquín Facal, Spain
Irish Piano Foundations: Lesson 1
In this introductory lesson to the course 'Irish Piano Foundations - Melody and Accompaniment', Stephen teaches the jig 'The Hole in the Hedge', in the key of C major. Read More
Piano Tunes & Accompaniment: Sample Lesson
This lesson will teach the slip-jig, "Swerving for Bunnies". This is a new tune composed by harpist Ailie Robertson Read More
Piano Courses Available
Irish Piano Foundations - Melody & Accompaniment
Irish Piano Foundations is a course aimed at the player who can already play the piano but who wishes to learn or improve on the primary foundations of playing and..
Piano Tunes and Accompaniment
This course is for the intermediate to advanced piano player. It is suitable for those who already play traditional music as well as those who want to branch into ...
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!
Stephen is from Ennis, Co. Clare, a known hotbed of Irish traditional music. As both a melody piano player and accompanist, he completed his academy grades in classical music while being heavily influenced by Irish traditional music and Cape Breton piano accompaniment. Stephen has won All-Ireland titles in…[Read More]