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Workshops

London Fiddle School
director, Pete Cooper
at Cecil Sharp House
2 Regent's Park Road
London NW1 7AY
10-week courses for 
Summer 2019

1.English Traditional Fiddle
with guest tutor 
Tom Moore
Wednesday evenings from
1 May - half term break 29 May - to 10 July
Basic-plus 6.30-7.45pm
Intermediate/ Advanced 8.00-9.30pm

Join a friendly fiddle music group in Camden Town this summer! Classes are held at Cecil Sharp House, home of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, downstairs next to the café and bar. Tom Moore will be teaching tunes from various local traditions across England and further afield, and draw on his knowledge of English, European and contemporary American folk and art music to explore different stylistic effects, techniques and concepts. Tunes will be taught by ear and you may record them. Written music is sent out each week by email.

The 6.30pm Basic-plus class is for less experienced players, but NOT for complete beginners. You should be able to play simple tunes, scales and arpeggios of A, D and G and maybe know the letter names of the notes. 
Cost: £95.00 (concessions £75.00).

The 8.00pm class is for more experienced, intermediate-level, new-to-folk and advanced level players. 
Cost: £120.00 (concessions £85.00).

Tom Moore is an inventive, cross-genre musician and a great fiddle player, born in Norfolk, firmly rooted in English folk tradition. His work with Moore Moss Rutter, winners of the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award, 2011, Oss (with John Dipper and Nick Hart) and False Lights (Folk Awards 2016, Best Album nominees) make him much in demand as a performer, composer and session musician in the folk, improvisational and electronic fields.
Currently studying at Goldsmiths for a creative music masters, Tom is also an experienced teacher. Visit wwww.mooremossrutter.co.uk and Tom's FaceBook page for Moore information!

Enrolment: Pay by cheque, BACS transfer or in cash. To make a bank transfer, please email pete@petecooper.com and he will send you his bank details (which some of you may have already - they haven’t changed) Or please make cheques out to ‘P. Cooper’ and post to Pete at 3 Astra House, Mount Pleasant Villas, London N4 4HB.

 

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