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Weekly Classes (Adults)

Register on-line in the shop!

Term Dates for 2017/2018

  • Term 1: Week beginning 21st August to week ending 6th October (6 weeks) No classes week beginning 18th September
  • Term 2: Week beginning 23rd October to week ending 1st December (6 weeks)
  • Term 3: Week beginning 8th January to week ending 23rd March (10 weeks) No classes week beginning 19th February
  • Term 4: Week beginning 16th April to week ending 22nd June (8 weeks) No classes on 7th May or 4th June

Programme of Classes

NB The Ullapool Slow Session is not a class but a self-led session. Check with the Ceilidh Place that it is on before turning up!

Monday (Muir of Ord)

  • Complete beginner guitar with Jamie MacKenzie 6:30 – 7:30pm, at the Muir Hub

Monday (Ullapool)

  • Mixed Instrument Slow Session 7.00pm – 9.00pm, at The Ceilidh Place, Ullapool. * Self led, no fee
  • Improvers Fiddle with Anne Wood, 4:30pm - 5:15pm in Ullapool Primary School

Tuesday (Dingwall)

  • Improver Group Work with Amy Henderson 8.00pm – 9.30pm, at Dingwall Community Centre (No class fee, pay £5/£3 concession each time you attend)

Tuesday (Fortrose)

  • Improvers/Intermediate clarsach with Bill Taylor 5:15 – 6:15pm, in Fortrose Academy

Wednesday (Dingwall)

  • Intermediate Mandolin with Bob Massie, 7.00pm – 8.00pm at Tulloch Castle Hotel, Dingwall
  • Intermediate Session (mixed instrument), with Bob Massie, 8.00pm – 10.00pm at Tulloch Castle Hotel, Dingwall (No class fee. Pay £5/£3 concession each time you attend.)

Thursday (Dingwall)

  • Improver Fiddle, with Gillian Stevenson, 6.30pm -7.30pm at Dingwall Community Centre
  • Intermediate Fiddle with Gillian Stevenson, 7.30pm – 8.30pm at Dingwall Community Centre

Thursday (Fortrose)

  • Mixed Melody Instrument class for Improver/Intermediate players with Hugh Marwick, 7pm – 8pm at The Black Isle Leisure Centre, Fortrose. Come along and develop your traditional music repertoire. Exploring tunes, but not accompaniment.

Friday (Dingwall)

  • Slow Tunes with Catriona Ramsay 10am – 11:30am at Dingwall Community Centre

Class Levels

  • Level 1: Complete Beginner - You will be completely new to this subject
  • Level 2: Improving Beginner - You will have been playing for 6 – 12 months and have a basic understanding of technique and a few tunes under your belt
  • Level 3: Lower Intermediate/Intermediate - You will have been playing for 1 – 2 years and know a good number of tunes, songs, dances or steps
  • Level 4: Upper Intermediate+/Advanced - You will have been playing for a minimum of 2 years and have a good grasp of your instrument. You will know different kinds of tunes, dances, songs or steps. You will be starting to use gracenotes

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Fèis Rois can offer financial assistance to families on low incomes. Please contact the Community Classes Coordinator at the Fèis Rois office to discuss this in confidence. Our Community Classes Coordinator can be contacted on 01349-862600.

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