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Anabel Martínez

A great opportunity for people who live in places where Irish music is not popular.

"I´m delighted with this course because it´s a great opportunity for people especially like me who live in places where the Irish traditional music is not very popular. Thanks to all the people that make OAIM possible and the group of great professional tutors. I hope to share with all of you my progress and my concerns about the music that I love so much - Irish Traditional Music."

Anabel Martínez - Valencia, Spain

OAIM Piano Courses

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..

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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 ...

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OAIM Free Piano Lessons

Lesson 1

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

Lesson 1

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

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Stephen Markham

Stephen Markham

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]