NEW COURSE: Introduction to Spanish Song

Dates: 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th April 2020

Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm UTC

Who is this course for?
  • Singers who speak a bit of Spanish

  • Spanish-speakers who love to sing

  • Anyone who wants to learn a unique party piece

  • Anyone who wants to learn more about the heritage and musical culture of the Spanish-speaking world.

  • Anyone who wants to learn a party piece

  • Singers from other cultures who may want to diversify their repertoire

What you'll learn:

Over the 6 weeks of this course, you will learn 6 songs from the Spanish-speaking world. This course is taught through both English and basic Spanish (recommended). As well as learning how to sing the songs, you will study each song’s history, its lyrical themes, and the musical culture that created it.

About the facilitator:

Dónal Kearney is a singer and music educator. Living in Spain, Ecuador and Bolivia embedded his love of the Spanish language and deepened his appreciation of the distinct cultural identities within the Spanish-speaking world. Dónal is a certified Community Music Leader with international humanitarian organisation Musicians Without Borders, a critically-acclaimed singer, and Director of Coro Español Irlanda (Spanish Choir Ireland). He is joint Founding Director of the Irish Institute of Music and Song.

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