Jigs, reels and songs from Irish, Australian, Scottish and Italian styles or all ‘round good tunes - pick your flavour. Be part of these traditional sessions – bring your instrument and pull up a seat, learn a tune or two at the slow session, or sit back and listen for some foot-tapping fun!
‘All In’ Session
Tunes, songs, anything goes!
Australian Traditional Dance Tunes
Cath Ovenden and colleagues have been playing these pure old Australian dance tunes for decades. Come along and learn tunes passed on from Joe Yates and others. Mazurkas, polkas, waltzes, jigs and reels from our own Australian backyard. Sheet music is available.
What makes a tune ‘good’? David de Santi knows and is your musical guide - Tunes from Australia, Italy, Quebec, Scandinavia, Spain, France, Ireland and beyond! Sheet music available.
Join the ‘Craic’! Trad Irish tunes played by ear - jigs, reels, hornpipes. Play along if you know the tunes. Or tap, clap, dance! How do they know what to play next?
Irish Tunes (Next Generation Leaders)
Old traditions live on through new blood. The young 'uns (under 30's) take the lead and the elders try to keep up!
Italian Songs and Tunes
Bellisimo tunes that will transport you to a land where music is played to celebrate life with a fierce sense of humour. From David de Santi's Zumpa Italian Tunebook. Sheet music is available.
Scottish ‘tunes’ played by ear, traditional reels, jigs, strathspeys – it’s music with the scent of heather.
Tin Whistle Workshop
Pack you whistle (in D) and join this workshop to learn or brush up on tips and traditional tunes for this versatile instrument – have whistle will travel!
Pack your uke and a smile and surf the ukulele wave with your enthusiastic leaders. Join the jam, and swing in to the workshops packed with tips, techniques and tremolo. Words/tabs provided. All instruments welcome!
Get some easy wins in when you strum along on this easy to handle favourite.