Beginner's Harmonica Course

There's nothing quite like the old-school blues!


North Sydney Community Centre
North Sydney Community Centre
4.8 (8)
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4 x 3 hours Class size 1 to 12

label $215 (or 4 payments of $53.75 Afterpay)

This 4-session Harmonica course is structured to allow you to learn different skills in each session, practise between the lessons, and then revise and learn new songs in the next class. Thus you build on your knowledge and skill base each lesson.

Start at the basics – a nursery rhyme – so that you don’t have to worry about the song. Just concentrate on getting to know the harmonica. After 4 sessions, you’ll finish playing one of the best-known blues songs ever – 'Hoochie Coochie Man'!

You will need to practise each day in between the classes in order to become proficient – about 30 minutes a day minimum. But who can stop at 30 minutes?!

Course Breakdown:

Week 1:

  • The Diatonic Harmonica and how it works
  • Producing a single note
  • The major scale
  • Simple tunes (nursery rhymes & 'Amazing Grace')

Week 2:
  • Multiple notes and playing chords
  • Being expressive: The Wah and the Slide
  • Introduction to bending notes
  • 'Heart of Gold' (Neil Young)

Week 3:
  • Train sounds (obligatory for a blues player!)
  • Chugga Chug
  • The Whistle
  • 12-bar blues xtructure
  • Practise bending
  • Mystery Train
  • Harmonica etiquette

Week 4:
  • Bending
  • Head rolls
  • 'Hoochie Coochie Man' (Muddy Waters)
  • Tongue blocking
  • Harmonica history and great players


Knowledge required
All adult classes are for ages 18 and older only, unless otherwise specified.
 
What to bring
10-hole (diatonic) harmonica in the key of C.
 
Session repeats

This class series runs over 4 consecutive sessions, at the same time every week.

Location

North Sydney, NSW

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North Sydney Community Centre
North Sydney Community Centre

4.8 (8)
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North Sydney Community Centre (NSCC) is a dynamic, responsive and independent not-for-profit community organisation. Our programs and services foster social connection and wellbeing.

Our independence enables us to offer integral, varied and inclusive services to the local and wider community. We listen to community needs and interests and act responsively through our programming.

Our vision is to connect, care, collaborate and create.

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