Piano Accordion 1 – Absolute Beginners

Unfortunately due to low numbers in previous years, Piano Accordion 1 will not be running in 2017-18. We are happy to recommend tutors for one-to-one tuition, please contact the SMG office.

Piano Accordion 2 – Learners

This class allows Accordion Learners to work on a selection of popular tunes on the right hand keyboard. An introduction to the bass keyboard will also be included – working towards playing a few simple tunes with both hands together.

Skill Level required : Easy – i.e. Class members should already be able to play a couple of easy tunes on the right hand

RCS Graded Exam levels approx Prelim – Grade 1

Times: Wednesday at 7-9pm James Gillespie’s High School
Room: 2.33
Tutor: Andrew Warren

Piano Accordion 3 – Improvers

The Accordion Improvers class provides instruction for students to develop their accordion skills – learning a variety of tunes of moderate difficulty on the right hand keyboard as well as a few tunes both hands together.
Attention to fingering, phrasing and expression is included. This class has its own website – www.smgaccordion.weebly.com

Skill Level required : Moderate – i.e. Class members should already be able to play a few simple tunes both hands together

RCS Graded Exam levels approx Grade 2 – 3

Times: Wednesday at 7-9pm James Gillespie’s High School
Room: 2.32
Tutor: Keith Dickson