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 next term will be the Winter Term from Thursday 24th January - Thursday 11th April 2019. There will be a week off on Thursday 14th February 2019.
Enrolments for this term are now closed. Please check back for dates of our Spring Term.
From this term the classes will be held at The National Piping Centre Otago Street, in Glasgow's west end, just off Great Western Road at Kelvinbridge.
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.