Harp Classes

 Harp Classes February -July 2017

catherine_rhatiganCatherine gives lessons in Eglisau, in a small group, or one to one.

If you would like to book a lesson, have a look at the schedule below and contact her with a time that would suit you.  Times allocated on a first come first served basis.

The lessons are located approx 7 minutes walk from HUNTWANGEN-WIL train station, (NOT Eglisau), on a level road where you can easily wheel your harp, or you may borrow a Camac harp of Catherine’s.  The station is served by two trains per hour from Zurich/Bulach/ Schffhausen

If you are interested, please get in touch with Catherine through the contact page of the site, and Catherine will get back to discuss your lesson.

ON AVERAGE a 60 minute private lesson costs 60 CHF,  and less than this if you reserve a block of lessons. Classes with two or more students also cost less, but it is important that students are more or less the one level.

These classes are designed to teach Celtic, and in particular the music of Ireland, in the ancient aural tradition, learning by ear. The tune is played, the student watches, listens, and copies;  student and teacher play together.   At the end of the lesson, you can have the sheet music, and the main focus of the learning is to learn by ear and get the music in your head.

Below are the available private class times free on one Tuesday and one Saturday each month, normally 4 private slots per day.  As these times book, they will be removed from the timetable. If nothing on the schedule suits you, drop a mail and we can hopefully sort out another time.

If you have any other questions, feel free to drop a mail, in English or in German.

2017

 

 

June

Saturday 10th                  12.00 – 13.30 / 14.00 – 15.30
Tuesday 13th                   All classes reserved                                                                               Wed 14th                         14.00 – 15.30 / 16.00 – 17.30

July
Tuesday 11th                    All classes reserved

August

Tuesday 22nd                   / 11.30 – 13.00 / 13.30 – 15.00 / 15.30 – 17.00
Saturday 26th                  12.00 – 13.30 / 14.00 – 15.30 / 16.00 – 17.30

September

Tuesday 19th                   11.30 – 13.00 /  16.00 – 17.30
Saturday 23rd                 10.00 – 11.30 / 12.00 – 13.30 / 14.00 – 15.30 / 16.00 – 17.30

October

Tuesday 24th                   11.30 – 13.00 / 13.30 – 15.00 / 15.30 – 17.00
Saturday 28th                12.00 – 13.30 / 14.00 – 15.30 / 16.00 – 17.30

November

Saturday 18th                 12.00 – 13.30 / 14.00 – 15.30 / 16.00 – 17.30
Tuesday 28th                  11.30 – 13.00 / 13.30 – 15.00 / 15.30 – 17.00

December

Tuesday 12th                 9.30 – 11.00 / 11.30 – 13.00 / 13.30 – 15.00 / 15.30 – 17.00
Friday 15th                     12.00 – 13.30 / 14.00 – 15.30 / 16.00 – 17.30

text1Catherine Rhatigan has been teaching for more than 20 years and has a strong repertoire of authentic tunes from which to choose in her lessons. She has taught in the U.S and Europe, and most recently gave a special week long course in 18th century Irish music at the O Carolan Harp Festival in Keadue, Ireland in 2016. She has taught at Celtic Days at Lake Constance with Kora Wuthier, and at Autour la Harpe Celtique in Vevey, Switzerland, most recently in April 2017.

One Response to Harp Classes

  1. Antje Jensen says:

    Could you send me your ok at: [email protected]

    041 240 47 37.

    Antje

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