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New to the harp?
Sign up for Harmonica Basics

Can you bend notes?
The Blues Harmonica Workshop
might be just the thing for you

Photo: Sandra Lynn Bélanger

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Wednesdays in Westmount
Call to register: 514 937-7202

Harmonica Basics

  • This is an 80-minute class
  • The class meets every Wednesday evening for six weeks
  • There are eight places available
  • Level: Beginner
  • What is in this course

    Study material is provided by the teacher to explore first and second position playing, tongue-blocking and lip-pursing techniques, playing single notes and chords, blues and folk music styles, ma-king rhy-thm with your breath, controlling your notes, and more.

    Next Session

  • Sep 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24
  • 6:00 to 7:20 pm
  • Six classes: $150

  • You will need a C harmonica


    The Harmonica Basics course provides you with an overview of what you need to know to make music on the harmonica.

    You are not expected to master the material but to become comfortable with it. It will serve you well on your musical journey.

    Blues Harmonica Workshop

  • This is an 80-minute class
  • The class meets every Wednesday evening for six weeks
  • There are eight places available
  • Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • Students must have some ability to bend notes
  • How this workshop works

    The purpose of this workshop is to help you become a better blues harmonica player. The focus is on playing cross harp (aka second position), pentatonic scales (major and minor), eight-bar and twelve-bar forms, and most of all getting deep in the groove.

    Next Session

  • Sep 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24
  • 7:30 - 8:50 pm
  • Six classes: $150

  • You will need harmonicas in A and C


    In the Blues Harmonica Workshop you will learn about blues music and how the harp fits into that music.

    Here you can really begin to develop your chops, working together with fellow harmonica enthusiasts in a relaxed setting.

    Private Lessons • Fall 2018

    Private Lessons

  • Lessons are one hour in length
  • Private lessons are ideal for streamlining your progress.

    Lessons are offered from my home in Saint-Henri and are also available via Skype.

    Rates

  • 1 lesson (1 hr): $35

  • Take your playing to the next level.