I teach the English concertina one-to-one over Zoom - please contact me for further details.  I have a growing bank of sheet music, exercises and recordings that I send out in conjunction with the lessons.  

I've got two workshops on Zoom coming up in the new year - full details below.  I'm also planning an online masterclass workshop soon - details to follow.

 

English concertina workshop - Chords and Harmony
  • English concertina workshop - Chords and Harmony

English concertina workshop - Chords and Harmony

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£20.00

This online workshop, originally delivered live on Zoom, explores three different ways that I approach chords and harmony, deals with some technical issues that arise, and looks at how I use them in a mini-arrangement of my tune Misty Morning. Duration 1h37; includes two sheets of patterns and exercises, and a transcription of the arrangement.

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Concertina workshop - Beyond the notes: bellows, articulation, phrasing
  • Concertina workshop - Beyond the notes: bellows, articulation, phrasing

Concertina workshop - Beyond the notes: bellows, articulation, phrasing

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£20.00

A 1h40 min workshop, originally delivered live on zoom, where I discuss ways of using the bellows, articulation and phrasing to go beyond the notes of the tune. We explore lots of different techniques on the tune Jack a Lent, then I discuss some of the things I do when playing Calgarth Hornpipe.

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English concertina workshop - Turning a tune into an arrangement
  • English concertina workshop - Turning a tune into an arrangement

English concertina workshop - Turning a tune into an arrangement

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£12.00

A 1h45m workshop, originally delivered live on Zoom, where I discuss and demonstrate the thought process and techniques I use in creating a solo setting of a traditional or self-composed tune - including articulation, use of the bellows, and most importantly harmony. Focusing on two tunes, one traditional and one self-composed, I use both treble

A 1h45m workshop, originally delivered live on Zoom, where I discuss and demonstrate the thought process and techniques I use in creating a solo setting of a traditional or self-composed tune - including articulation, use of the bellows, and most importantly harmony. Focusing on two tunes, one traditional and one self-composed, I use both treble and tenor-treble concertinas, and answer questions from the workshop participants. You'll also get an MP3 of my tune Mill Lane, as recorded on Meanders, which is one of the tunes I discuss in the workshop.

You'll receive a private YouTube link so you can watch the video as many times as you like and I'm planning to leave it there indefinitely.

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