Course Information


**NEW COMBINED FLAMENCO ARABIC OUD WORKSHOP** 

TUITION FOR THE FULL WEEKEND COURSES TAKES PLACE ALL DAY ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.
THE RESIDENTIAL OPTION IS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST, PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY TO ARRANGE THIS.

WE WILL ALSO BE OFFERING AN UNMISSABLE TWO-HOUR WORKSHOPS WITH AMIR-JOHN HADDAD ON FLAMENCO GUITAR AND THE ARABIC OUD. THIS CAN BE ATTENDED AS A STAND ALONE EVENT OR AS AN ADD ON TO THE FULL WEEKEND COURSE.

STUDENTS WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO PERFORM AT THE STUDENT GALA ON SUNDAY WHILE THE ARTISTS' CONCERTS WILL TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT.

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FULL WEEKEND COURSES:

Classical Guitar Course
Wiktoria Szubelak, Isabel Martinez and Dominika Bialostocka
25 - 27 August 2017
£100 - £205 residential
Let these three fabulous musicians take you through the techniques and secrets behind their incredible playing style during this intensive two-days course. Having established themselves as guitarists of unique and refined abilities on the concert platforms of Europe they are also highly regarded as outstanding guitar teachers for their friendly and thorough approach. Join them for two full days of workshops, masterclasses and ensembles on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 August in the North West Regional College. 

Electric Guitar - The Black Sabbath Riff Library
25-27 August 2017
£90 - £195 residential
Two days of intense rock therapy with local blues guitarists Ted Lynch! Learn new riffs and techniques while celebrating the legendary sound of Black Sabbath and get the opportunity to perform on stage with a full band at the Student Gala.

Ukulele Course
25-27 August 2017
£90 - £195 residential
A weekend packed full of fun while learning a new instrument! This course is suitable for absolute beginners and also those with a bit of experience on the ukulele. With only four strings this wee instrument is guaranteed to set your musical passion alight! Participants will have the opportunity to perform as an ensemble at the Student Gala on Sunday.


TWO-HOURS WORKSHOPS:

Flamenco and Arabic Oud: Sunday 27 August 10am-12noon
Amir John Haddad (Spain) - Two hour workshop £25
El Amir makes a welcome return to the City of Derry Guitar Festival for a two-hours workshops packed full of the fire and passion of Flamenco and, fort the first time at the Festival, the haunting sound of the Arabic Oud. Amir will cover some of the techniques behind his unique flamenco style and explain how the Arabic Oud has profoundly influenced this genre. The workshop can be attended as a standalone event or as an add on to other courses.

Contact Info

Course applications and general enquiries:
Tel: (+44) (0)28 71311288 / (0)752 1072774
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Tel: (+44) (0)28 71311288 / (0)752 1072774
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cityofderryguitarfestival@gmail.com

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