See also: lifelong learning, Participatory, Creative Learning, Scottish Traditional, Instrumental Specialism, Ensemble
All GFW classes take place on Monday and Wednesday evenings at the Springburn campus of Glasgow Kelvin College. Lessons are available from beginner to advanced levels in Accordion, Banjo (4 +5 string), Bodhran, Ceilidh Band, Cello, Fiddle, Guitar, Mandolin, Mixed Instrument, Song, Ukulele, Viola and Whistle. Costs for lessons are paid on an affordable membership basis.
The ’Oral’ tradition is prioritised in much of the GFWs teaching, so reading music is not essential. GFW also run several ‘Come and Try’ sessions throughout the year, as well as Open Air Ceilidhs.
See also: Primary, Secondary, Participatory, Creative Learning, Scottish Traditional, Instrumental Specialism, Ensemble
GFW Junior classes run on Wednesday evenings at Springburn campus of Glasgow Kelvin College. GFW tutors introduce learners aged 6-18 to making music on Fiddle, Guitar, Ukulele and Whistle.
See also: Lifelong learning, Participatory, Creative Learning, Scottish Traditional, Instrumental Specialism, Ensemble
GFW also offer Warm-up and Mixed Instrument Sessions for all levels (Slow, Tutor-led, Warm-up) to allow learners to expand on repertoire and apply what they have learned in classes. Sessions are held between the Glasgow Kelvin College Atrium, and the Islay Inn in the West End of Glasgow following the conclusion of classes. Repertoire is available on the GFW website, along with midi recordings and transcriptions/scores.