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Summer 2024
at London Fiddle School

Pete teaching on Zoom


A new ‘dual’ 8-week course...
Irish Fiddle Tunes
with Pete Cooper

In-person classes will be at
Cecil Sharp House
2 Regent’s Park Road,
London NW1 7AY
Wednesdays 7.30 - 9.00pm 
from 24 April (half-term break 29 May) to 19 June

Zoom classes will take place on 
Thursdays 7.30 - 9.00pm 
from 25 April (half-term break 30 May) to 20 June
(The only exception is in week two, when the Zoom class will take
place on Friday 3rd May, instead of Thursday 2nd May.)

Pete will teach in person on Wednesday evenings at Cecil Sharp House, then on Thursday evenings give the same class from home on Zoom. You can join him for either session... 
... or even, at no extra charge, both! 

In this intermediate/advanced level class Pete will teach traditional jigs,reels, hornpipes and airs, some from his books 'The Complete Irish Fiddle Player' (Mel Bay Publications, 1995) and 'Irish Fiddle Solos' (Schott ED 12734), others from elsewhere. As usual, he will send an audio clip of  the tune of the week, or a YouTube link, a day or two in advance, then teach it by ear at the class, phrase by phrase, fingering and bowing. Participants receive the notation and a video afterwards. Each session starts with a few minutes of gentle, yoga-based warm-up exercises.

'Pete’s teaching seems to somehow highspeed and hardwire the music into the brain’ 
- Sheila Hill, The Guardian

Cost £105.00 (concessions £85.00)

Newcomers to Pete’s classes are welcome to try a session FREE before deciding whether or not to enrol for the whole course - let him know in advance by email or just turn up and take your chances! 

To enrol, email Please pay by bank transfer (Pete will send his bank details if you don't already have them), or by PayPal ( from outside the UK. In-person participants can pay in cash at the class, but cheques can no longer be accepted. Once your payment is received, you will be added to the group email list for the course, and a Zoom link will be emailed before each session, whether or not you choose to use it.

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