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Bodhran: Beginning

Welcome to the rhythm of Ireland! Embrace its traditional music by playing its ancient frame drum, the bodhran. You'll learn how to accompany traditional jigs, reels, hornpipes, slip jigs, polkas and other types of Celtic dance music. The bodhran adds a strong, remarkably compelling rhythmic drive to the already spirited, frequently fierce music played in Celtic circles. Start here if you’re interested in continuing into the ongoing Bodhran: Intermediate class or the Irish Session Ensemble which brings together all Irish instruments, including fiddle, flute, tin whistle, mandolin, guitar and of course, bodhran.

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