Scottish Fiddle

Scottish Fiddle

Tune Junkie Weekend
Scottish fiddle is about making people want to dance. We'll start by learning the generic, stripped down versions of several classic tunes (reels, jigs, strathspeys, hornpipes). As the class progresse… Read More
Scottish Fiddle
Irish Fiddle (Beginning)

Irish Fiddle (Beginning)

Tune Junkie Weekend
We’ll take a few basic tunes and explore how to approach them in the Irish traditional sound. This will include feel, bowing, and beginning ornamentation. I’ll show you how to learn tunes faster and p… Read More
Irish Fiddle (Beginning)
Accompaniment for Irish Tunes (Beginning)

Accompaniment for Irish Tunes (Beginning)

Tune Junkie Weekend
Class description for Beginning Accompaniment - This class will cover the basics of beginning accompaniment for Irish music such as rhythm, chording and listening. Gil will teach the class on a guitar… Read More
Accompaniment for Irish Tunes (Beginning)
Traditional Irish Dance

Traditional Irish Dance

Tune Junkie Weekend
Irish Step Dance has existed for centuries. This graceful and powerful dance so-rooted in Irish history continues to mesmerize today. During this workshop you will learn the basics of Irish Step dance… Read More
Traditional Irish Dance
Bodhran

Bodhran

Tune Junkie Weekend
This class is for beginner to intermediate drummers. We will be working on the mechanics of playing, rhythm sets, and drum care. We will also cover practice exercises, session etiquette, and tone bend… Read More
Bodhran
Children's Workshop

Children’s Workshop

Tune Junkie Weekend
Our new children's workshop will feature activities designed to engage children between the ages of 5 and 10.  The program will include learning Irish and Scottish songs and stories. We will also list… Read More
Children’s Workshop
Traditional Irish Song

Traditional Irish Song

Tune Junkie Weekend
We’ll do two types of activities in this class. The first part of the class will cover knowing your voice. I believe everyone can sing. It’s a question of knowing your sound and choosing the right son… Read More
Traditional Irish Song
Irish Fiddle (Advanced)

Irish Fiddle (Advanced)

Tune Junkie Weekend
The Advanced Irish Fiddle workshop will focus how to find your voice within traditional Irish music. The class will cover some practice technique's and ideas for continuing the journey to becoming a t… Read More
Irish Fiddle (Advanced)
Accompaniment for Irish Tunes (Intermediate)

Accompaniment for Irish Tunes (Intermediate)

Tune Junkie Weekend
Accompaniment for Irish Tunes will cover chord progressions and rhythmic structure for one reel and one jig.  We will also discuss practical aspects of accompanying Irish music, such as string gauges… Read More
Accompaniment for Irish Tunes (Intermediate)

News:

January 14, 2016
Great News! All our volunteer positions for 2016 have been filled. Thank you to everyone who signed up, we'll look forward to working with you. Everyone else-- get registered, we want to see you too!

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January 9, 2016
Registration for Tune Junkie Weekend 2016 is finally open! Here's a guide to everything you'll need to start making your plans: Tune Junkie Weekend 2016 Registration ($25 per workshop, $10

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January 1, 2016
Helping out is one of the best parts of attending Tune Junkie Weekend. If you'd like to work a shift in exchange for a concert ticket or workshop pass, please get in touch with our volunteer

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December 28, 2015
The Friday night potluck has been a huge hit each year, and we looking forward to sampling all the dishes our friends bring out to share this year.  Soups, breads and deserts are highly recommended,

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