Come and experience folk music and dance from the North Atlantic and around the world.
Dust off your instrument, get out your dancing shoes and join us!
Scottish Music Classes for any Melody Instrument
In this workshop you will begin to learn the music from Scottish Highlands with piper Chris Lee, through the traditional chant “Canntaireachd”. You will discover some of the earliest as well as contemporary pipe tunes and how to play them on the instrument of your choice!
– For any melody instrument
– Be able to tune your own instrument
– Be able to play the A major scale fluently (just one octave)
Monthly workshops! $350
Ages: 12+ (younger by request)
Practitioner: Christopher Lee
English and Scottish Ceilidh Dancing!
What better way to warm yourself up this winter than to come dancing at our Ceilidh Workshop. Pronounced /ˈkeıli/, ceilidh is a Scottish Gaelic word for a gathering with beautiful music and energetic dancing.
Every dance is taught quickly but thoroughly beforehand and called throughout. No experienced is necessary: beginners and experienced welcome! Just make sure you wear comfortable shoes.
We’ll be learning square set, line set, and circle set dances from Scotland and England accompanied with beautiful music from the British Isles.
Practitioner: Jennie Page
Date: Saturday, June 18, 3-4:30pm
Fee: $250 per person; $150 for children 11 and younger
Registration or Interest Form: https://forms.gle/fAbE2phviMnQSUWm7
Would you like to join in with the high flying fiddle tunes at a pub in Ireland or elsewhere? It can be hard to “catch” those tunes by ear in the pub! With the slow session you can learn Irish, Newfoundland, Scottish, and other style tunes slowly at a reasonable tempo.
Instructors: Led by some of Hong Kong’s top folk music players.
Instruments: Melody Instruments, Bodhran, Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin and more.
Prerequisite: Must be able to read music or learn by ear; must be able to play simple 16 bar tunes on your instrument easily.
Held Monthly, $200/person
Get out your violin and make it a Fiddle! Come learn Irish, Scottish, American, and Canadian tunes!
Instructors: Alexs and Sean Softley
Newfoundland Dance Workshops
Learn Newfoundland square dancing! From the basic square dance to the high energy cardio workout of Running the Goat! Learn figures like Thread the Needle, Through the Woods, and the Whip!
Instructors: Evelyn Osborne
Hot tip: in late 2022 a guest dancing master from Newfoundland will visit HK, get your basics now!
Date: Monthly, 90 mins, $300/person
Participants: Minimum 8 (bring your friends and soft shoes)
Get in touch
11 Floor, 202 Centre,
202 des Voeux Rd West, Sai Ying Pun
(+852) 5500 1528