Whistle Course with Jennifer McGlone. Fee £24.99 (inc VAT).
*When you purchase this course you will be redirected to a page where you can download the lessons and materials. This will happen within 24 hours of your
purchase. if you have any questions please contact
This course is aimed at players who have
never played whistle before or who have not played in years. It
starts at the very beginning with the fingering and note names
and goes through some excercises and simple tunes.
- You will learn the names of the notes
in the bottom octave and be able to play them.
- You will learn simple tunes and learn
traditional ornamentation that goes with them.
- You will feel confident to move to the
next stage in your learning.
Each lesson lasts approx 30 minutes (lesson
details below) and the teaching videos and materials are available
in our secure section. Access to the teaching streams will unlimited
for 1 year. When you pay we will send you a link (with username
and password) to our secure area of the site. We will contact
you regularly with dates for the live text chats where you can
chat to Jennifer and ask any questions.
Jennifer McGlone is an experienced whistle
teacher who has worked all over Scotland including Celtic Connections
Education Project, Greater Easterhouse Arts Company, Hands Up
for Trad, Feisan nan Gaidheal and her own arts company Glow Arts.
Lesson 1: This lesson
acquaints ourselves with the whistle notes and how to play them.
We then play some simple exercises to build up our confidence.
Lesson 2: We learn our first
simple tune and do our first cuts and strikes (ornamentation)
Lesson 3: We concentrate
on learning a lovely waltz, Sandy McConnell’s.
Lesson 4: We learn the Cockle
Gatherer (Reel) and look again at more advanced cuts and strikes.
For our online teaching to work you will
have to have Windows Media Player installed on your computer.
This comes with Windows. If you are a Mac user you can download
You will also need a fast internet connection (adsl, broadband),
and speakers connected to your computer so you can hear it (these
can take the form of computer speakers (connected from your sound
card) or headphones). These lessons are not downloaded to your
computer - they are streamed from our internet servers. If you
have any questions please contact