Gaelic for Beginners
The National Piping Centre Gaelic for beginners class is a 10 week course, each Thursday from 6pm until 8pm. These classes will be held at The National Piping Centre Otago Street, in Glasgow's west end, just off Great Western Road at Kelvinbridge.
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!
The January Term is now available to book. It will run from Thursday 23rd January - 2nd April for 10 weeks. There will be a 1 week break on 6th February as James is away teaching at the Bruggen School.
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.