Bodhrán Playing

Weekend courses offering the learner an opportunity to study the various techniques of bodhrán playing. Learn how to accompany solo and group musicians in a seisiún; how to play at the different speeds required for hornpipes, jigs, reels, mazurkas and polkas. A guaranteed craic weekend!

Please note: We are working on our 2024 course programme. Individual course pages will be updated and may be amended from now until early October. However, all published course dates for 2024 are confirmed to go ahead.

Title Location Price
Friday, 3 May 2024 — Monday, 6 May 2024
Bodhrán Playing Gleann Cholm Cille €120 Book now

Our bodhrán courses offer the learner an opportunity of practising the basic strokes and giving the confidence to play solo or within the group seisiún. Learn how to accompany those playing jigs, reels, mazurkas and polkas. These courses attract a wide variety of participants from the absolute beginner to those in need of more practice.

We supply the bodhrán if you prefer not to bring your own or don’t have one (yet!).