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Time to enrol for Inverness Traditional Music Classes (30/08/11)
Parents of children wanting to learn a musical instrument and adults wishing to take up a new musical hobby can now enrol for the Autumn term of Highland Council’s Inverness Traditional Music Classes.
Places are still available on the ten week block of classes which start on Monday 5 September and runs to Thursday 24 November 2011.
Classes are being offered in fiddle, whistle, chanter, accordion, bodhran, piping, guitar, mandolin, keyboard and ceilidh dancing.
Twenty three classes are taking place in four different venues in Inverness area at Millburn and Charleston Academies, Crown Primary School and the Royal British Legion Hall, Mid Street, Beauly with some 200 people of all ages enjoying tuition.
Councillor Bill Fernie, Chairman of The Highland Council’s Education, Culture and Sport Committee said: “The Inverness Traditional Music Classes are a great way for children and adults to learn an instrument or to take up song and dance through our Scottish culture. Inverness TMC is a fantastic opportunity to take part in friendly and structures classes which enable students to discover and foster their musical talents.”
The monthly Informal Sessions are held on the last Saturday of the month from 2-4pm at Millburn Academy for players of all ability.
Bookings can be made at any Highland Council Service Point or by post. Further detail of the classes held can be found on the council’s website at www.highland.gov.uk/inverness-traditional-music or by contacting Margo Maclennan, Traditional Music Co-ordinator, Education Culture and Sport Service 13 Ardross Street, Inverness tel: 01463 663817.