Harmonica for Beginners led by Pete Royle
This workshop is for musicians who are starting out or have no experience with the harmonica.
Participants will need to bring a “C Major” harmonica. (10 holes or greater)
The workshop will give you some basic understanding, and reference material to take home. An ‘on line’ site, for students wishing to practice will be demonstrated and is highly recommended to progress from beginning level through to master player, (or somewhere in between).
1) Understanding, and refreshing musical notes in the C Major scale
2) Learning to play scale notes and chords, pattern of blow and suck notes
3) Playing blues and non-blues songs
4) Some simple songs to get us started and playing
5) Keeping the instrument clean
6) Introduction to the ‘Blues Harmonica’ Demonstrate learning site
Thank you for your interest in the Canterbury Folk Music Festival. If you require any additional information about the event or how to apply, please contact us:
Canterbury Folk Music Festival
P O Box 964, Christchurch 8140