Gaelic for Beginners
The National Piping Centre Gaelic for beginners class is a 10 week course, each Thursday from 6pm until 8pm.
The classes will start from complete beginner level, with the conversational basics, as well as other useful Gaelic expressions. It will also give insights into Gaelic and Highland culture, and why it is so important to piping!
Our Autumn term will begin in September 2017. The classes run each Thursday, except the first week of this course, which will be on a Wednesday, due to Teacher availablility. This term will run from Wednesday 20th September - Thursday 30th November 2017. There will be a week break on Thursday 19th October for the Autumn break.
The classes cost £50 adults and £40 concession (Student, 65+).
About the Instructor
James Beaton grew up in Inveraray, and has a degree is Celtic Studies from Edinburgh University. He is Librarian of the National Piping Centre, and also teaches on the Centre's undergraduate courses, run in conjunction with the Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh, as well as on the HNC Music course run by the Centre. He is a fluent Gaelic speaker.