Harmonica Lessons: How To Play Harmonica - Sydney Short Courses

Harmonica Lessons: How To Play Harmonica

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These harmonica lessons give you the chance to learn to play the world's most portable instrument. Easily fitting into your pocket or purse, the harmonica is ready when you are. Learn how to join informal jam sessions, and play simple solo pieces. The harmonica is central to the blues, but fits many other styles as well - these different styles will be covered in this course. 

Join this course to learn the essential harmonica skills that will help guide you on your musical journey.

Learning outcomes

By the end of these harmonica lessons, you should have:

  • Learned the basic "12 bar" blues structure, and simple harmonica patterns to fit with it
  • Played simple melodies, and learned how to expand your repertoire
  • Gained an understanding of how informal music is played, and where to join in
  • Learned how the harmonica developed, and who the great players are

Course content

What will be covered in this harmonica course?

  • Simple harmonica rhythms and blues structures
  • Single note techniques for well-known tunes
  • Choosing and maintaining harmonicas
  • Musical etiquette: how and when to join with other players
  • Harmonica history and current directions

Intended audience

Who is this harmonica course for?

This course is for anyone who has an interest in music. No prior experience is required.

Course materials

What to bring to class

  • A 10 hole harmonica in the key of 'C'

Course testimonials

Course tutors

Tony Eyers has been playing the harmonica for decades. He was first introduced to the instrument as an undergraduate at Yale University in the 70s. He is the creator of Harmonica Academy, one of...

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No class on Mon 10 April 2023 (public holiday).

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