Tin Whistle Workshop with Claire Mann (Intermediate)

Tin Whistle Workshop with Claire Mann (Intermediate)

Saturday 13th July 2019 / Doors 12:00pm

The Vault Arts Centre, 40 Victoria Street
Newton Stewart DG8 6BT

Tickets: £10.00 (Full) / £Free (Concession)

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Concessions available for under 25's only.

A chance to improve your Tin Whistle skills with highly experienced teacher Claire Mann. The workshop will cover all aspects of the Tin Whistle technique taking a close look at ornamentation and phrasing within traditional tunes. Aimed at Improving beginner and above.

Claire is stalwart of the traditional music scene having established herself as one of the leading exponents of Irish flute, fiddle and Tin Whistle in the country.

Aside from her performance credentials, Claire is highly sought after as a traditional music tutor. She was the flute and tin whistle tutor at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow for 10 years and is currently a regular tutor at Newcastle University.

She also works for Fèis Rois, offering an introduction to traditional music in primary schools throughout Dumfries and Galloway.


The Vault Arts Centre

40 Victoria Street
Newton Stewart

Fabulous new arts centre facility in the heart of Newton Stewart offering workshops, masterclasses, 1-to-1 tuition, live music & dance, arts & crafts exhibitions and sales, music sales, ticket sales and the offices for Trad Music Trust and Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival.

Sponsorship support from:
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  • Merrick Real Estate
  • Creebridge House Hotel
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6th annual music festival

The 6th annual Newton Stewart & Minnigaff Traditional Music & Dance Festival will take place over 12th-14th July 2019 and, after another outstanding programme of events in 2018 which saw us hosting Scottish Highland Dancing competitions and, as ever, some of the biggest names in traditional music, it looks set to be another packed programme and is really living up to it's reputation as one of the best rural arts festivals in Dumfries & Galloway.

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