Home Teaching Tunes Resources Forum Museum Store Contact
SMG Slow Session Class

Craigie Whistlers Beginners Whistle

Learn to play the penny whistle from scratch in a friendly, fun group. You should have a penny whistle in the key of D, available from any music shop. You will learn the basics of playing the whistle, and start to play tunes within the first two lessons.


  • Through Community Education at Craigroyston Community School (email them), tel 0131 538 7285, or just turn up at the class and we'll get you sorted.

Term C (April - June 2017)
Date Tunes Downloads
27/4 C1 [49] The Arran Boat Song [PDF] [MP3]
4/5 C2 [37] A Scottish Soldier [PDF] [MP3]
11/5 C3 [34] Highland Cathedral [PDF] [MP3]
18/5 C4 [06] Wi a Hundred Pipers [PDF] [MP3]
25/5 C5 [46] The Road and the Miles to Dundee [PDF] [MP3]
1/6 C6 Bring your own tune.
Previous terms:
Term B (January - March 2017)
Date Tunes Downloads
26/1 B1 Robert Burns Music Day
2/2 B2 [36] Three Craws [PDF] [MP3]
9/2 B3 [29] Bonnie Galloway [PDF] [MP3]
16/2 XX Mid-Term - no class
23/2 B4 [28] I Belong to Glasgow [PDF] [MP3]
2/3 B5 [21] O Gin I Were a Baron's Heir [PDF] [MP3]
9/3 B6 [19] A Man's a Man [PDF] [MP3]
16/3 B7 Irish Music Day
23/3 B8 [42] O Rowan Tree [PDF] [MP3]
Term A (September - December 2016)
Date Tunes Downloads
22/9 A1 [ i ] Tutorial 1 [PDF]
29/9 A2 [ ii ] Tutorial 2 [PDF]
6/10 A3 [03] Skye Boat Song [PDF] [MP3]
13/10 A4 [01] Sine Bhan (Fair Jean) [PDF] [MP3]
20/10 XX Mid-Term - no class
27/10 A5 [27] Amazing Grace [PDF] [MP3]
3/11 A6 [24] Coulter's Candy/Katie Bairdie [PDF] [MP3]
10/11 A7 [44] The Fairy Lullaby [PDF] [MP3]
17/11 A8 [10] Auld Lang Syne [PDF] [MP3]
24/11 A9 [02] The Barnyards o' Delgaty [PDF] [MP3]
1/11 A10 End-of-term party: bring a tune/song/joke/trick !
Name: Beginners Whistle
Location: West Pilton N Centre
Day: Thursdays
Time: 9.45-10.40am
Last update: 24th April 2017, 3.30pm
SMG Slow Session class photo

Nigel Gatherer, Crieff, Perthshire |