Musicians’ workshop at Day School 2019

This year the Musicians’ workshop will be led by accordionist Ian Muir (Prestwick) and is open to players with a suggested minimum of Grade 5, is principally aimed at developing a secure style required for dance music playing and will cover:

  • Repertoire – Picking appropriate follow-up tunes which complement the originals
  • Style – How to create a solid playing style with rhythm and character.
  • Listening – Understanding and applying listening skills when playing in a group
  • Being creative – The art of arranging music so that it is interesting to both the player and the dancer
  • Old v New – Mixing and matching traditional material with contemporary tunes
  • Having Fun! – Playing with a smile on your face

See the Day School page for more details.