Would you like to play real Irish music rather than just listen to it? At Waltons New School of Music, you can immerse yourself in a world of authentic Irish traditional music with a one-hour Bodhrán or Tin Whistle Taster class, taught by one of the school’s renowned musicians and teachers, and leave Ireland with more than just memories.BODHRÁN TASTERSThe bodhrán (pronounced ‘bough-rawn’), a wood and goatskin drum beaten with a wooden stick or ‘beater’, is the heartbeat of traditional Irish music. Learn about this great instrument and the two most important rhythms of Irish music – reels and jigs – in this one-hour Taster, taught by one of Waltons New School of Music’s renowned teachers. Take the Taster alone, or combine it with a Waltons 18-inch Classic Bodhrán Pack, including a beautiful, high-quality bodhrán, beater and cover (regular price €69.95), for only an additional €55.Fees• 1 person: €45• 2 people: €25/person• 3 people: €20/person• 4 people: €18/person• 5-10 people: €16/person• 11-15 people: €15/person• 16-20 people: €14/personBodhrán Taster + Waltons Classic Bodhrán Pack• 1 person: €100• 2 people: €80/person• 3 people: €75/person• 4 people: €73/person• 5-10 people: €71/person• 11-15 people: €70/person• 16-20 people: €69/personTIN WHISTLE TASTERSA simple tube of metal with six finger-holes, the Irish tin whistle is a beautiful and expressive Irish instrument. Learn the basics of tin whistle playing – as well as some great Irish tunes – in this one-hour Taster. The Taster fee includes a high-quality Waltons Brass D Tin Whistle (normally €4.95) for just €3.Fees• 1 person: €48• 2 people: €28/person• 3 people: €23/person• 4 people: €21/person• 5-10 people: €19/person• 11-15 people: €18/person• 16-20 people: €17/personDiscounted rates for parking is provided for anyone taking lessons or classes at the school of €2/hour or €10/day with Park Rite car parks in Dublin city centre.The school is on the first-third floors of an old Victorian building and is not wheelchair accessible. However, the school has a stairlift to the first floor, where Taster classes take place.
69 South Great Georges Street, Dublin City Centre