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GFW Improvers Mandolin

This is an adult evening class in Improvers Mandolin. Participants should know the basics of the mandolin and have been learning for at least a year.

During the course we'll be further developing the techniques necessary to playing the mandolin, increasing our repertoire of tunes, and learning about mandolin music from around the world.

GFW Slow Session

I run a slow session in the atrium before the classes, from 6.55-7.25pm to which everyone is invited to join in or just listen.
Full details can be seen here.


  • Through the GFW (visit their website), or turn up on the first night of term (Monday 28th August 2017)

Class Schedule

Term A (September - October 2017)
Download all Term A and Term B's tunes in one PDF file: [STD] [TAB]
Date Tunes Download
28/8 A1
4/9 A2
Spanish Ladies
Leather Away the Wattle O
[STD] [TAB] [MP3]
11/9 A3
18/9 A4
The Bear Dance
Alasdair of the Dun
The Cockle Gatherers
Boys of Blue Hill
[STD] [TAB] [MP3]
[STD] [TAB] [MP3]
[STD] [TAB] [MP3]
25/9 XX Holiday: No Class
3/10 A5 The Cradle Song [STD] [TAB] [MP3]
9/10 A6 The Soup Dragon [STD] [TAB] [MP3]
16/10 XX Mid Term: No Class
23/10 A7 The Old Spinning Wheel [STD] [TAB] [MP3]
Term B (October - December 2017)
Date Tunes Download
30/10 B1 Kenmure's On an' Awa' [STD] [TAB] [MP3]
6/11 B2 Lucy Farr's Hornpipe [STD] [TAB] [MP3]
13/11 B3 The Boy's Lament for his Dragon [STD] [TAB] [MP3]
20/11 B4 Harvest Home
27/11 B5 Farewell to Govan [STD] [TAB] [MP3]
4/12 B6 Consolidation and recap

Name: GFW Imp Mandolin
Location: John Wheatley College
Day: Mondays
Time: 7.30 - 9.25
Last updated: 3rd Sep 2017 8.20pm

Nigel Gatherer, Crieff, Perthshire |