|Course:||Argyll Scottish Country Dancing Weekend|
|Tutor:||Argyll Scottish Dancing Group|
|Start Date:||5th October 2018|
|End Date:||7th October 2018|
|Res Fee (from):||£362.00|
|Non Res Fee:||£244.00 What's included?|
This course is suitable for those who already have a good working knowledge of common steps and formations in Scottish Country Dancing, this weekend will give you an opportunity to improve your technique, learn new dances and enjoy all social aspects of Scottish Country Dancing. The course starts with dinner on Friday, and social dancing to recorded music on Friday evening and Saturday evenings. There will be two classes each morning which will include technique and the finer points of steps and formations in dances old and new. During Saturday afternoon there will be an optional workshop or you could take the opportunity to relax in the grounds of the house or explore the nearby town of Ilminster. The course finishes after lunch on Sunday. This course is not considered suitable for beginners.
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Judith Muir has an historical family interest in Scottish traditional music. Judith started playing in a family band and, after briefly joining Craigellachie in the late 1980s, Judith left and co-formed Sound Company. For the following 15 years the band played all over the UK and Europe, including a number of trips to the Shetland Fiddle and Accordion Festival. Following Sound Company's retirement in 2003, Judith rejoined Craigellachie. Judith has considerable experience playing for classes: she is the resident musician at the BHS Border Branch Technique Class, has played for numerous RSCDS day and weekend schools, including the New Zealand Summer School 2009/10, Australian Winter School in July 2010, and St Andrews Summer School for the last 4 years. In her “spare” time she has recently become involved in barn owl conservation.
Robert Mackay is a valued and regular member of the Argyll’s team. He has a long and illustrious career as a musician for Scottish Country Dancing. He has served on the RSCDS Publications Committee, organised and run weekend schools and the RSCDS musicians' workshops as well as travelling extensively world wide to play for clubs, classes and certificate courses. He plays regularly for the RSCDS Summer School and is a member of the Edinburgh Branch.Back to List Make Booking Enquiry
Another brilliant fun and educational experience....very impressed by the course material and tuition and range of music to cater for all taste