Learn Irish Music Online

Learn How To Play Tin Whistle

Here at the Online Academy of Irish Music we have made learning the tin whistle—also known as penny whistle—simple, fun and achievable with our carefully developed Irish tin whistle learning system. This includes high definition video lessons, mp3 and sheet music downloads, as well as unique practice and student supports.

Our tin whistle courses are the most popular courses on OAIM and cater for absolute beginners right up to the more advanced player (explore below). So, whatever stage you are at with the tin whistle, or indeed if you are coming from another tradition altogether, we welcome you here to the home of online Irish music learning. We hope you’ll come for the learning and stay for the craic!

All of our tutors are Irish music professionals carefully selected for individual mastery in their instruments and proven ability in teaching their craft. All our courses follow the traditional way of learning Irish music, using the ‘phrase by phrase’ technique for teaching tunes while watching the tutor to learn good technique. Using this time-honoured, proven system of Irish musical tuition, combined with the latest technology (Virtual Reality anyone?!), we bring Irish music tuition to you, wherever you are in the world.

If you’re just beginning start with Tin Whistle Basics, then progress to Easy Tin Whistle Session Tunes before trying Tin Whistle Foundations or moving on to the advanced courses.

Tin Whistle Courses

Basic, Intermediate and Advanced

Learn Irish Tin Whistle Online

Expert Whistle Skills #1

with Thomas Johnston

  • Advanced

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Learn Irish Tin Whistle Online

Expert Whistle Skills #2

with Thomas Johnston

  • Advanced

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Learn Irish Tin Whistle Online

Tin Whistle Basics

with Kirsten Allstaff

  • Basic

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Learn Irish Tin Whistle Online

Easy Tin Whistle Session Tunes ...

with Kirsten Allstaff

  • Basic

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Learn Irish Tin Whistle Online

Tin Whistle Foundations

with Kirsten Allstaff

  • Basic

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Learn Irish Tin Whistle Online

Cours Debutants de Tin Whistle ...

with Gwenn Frin

  • Basic

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Learn Irish Tin Whistle Online

Tin Whistle-Grundkurs

with Kirsten Allstaff

  • Basic

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