• Bodhran Lessons

    Bodhrán Lessons

    Bodhrán Lessons Dublin, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 and More

    Overview

    Standard Bodhrán Lessons are 30 minutes each class, one class per week booked by Term. Bodhrán has many different elements to learn. During your class, your teacher will educate you in the many different elements of Irish Traditional Music rhythms & beats including Jigs, Reels, Slips and more. You will learn to accompany Traditional Celtic Musicians and also learn the elements of Irish Music Solo performance.

    How Much For Bodhrán Music Lessons?

    A standard 30 minute Bodhrán lesson costs €24.95*, classes are booked by the term and charged in advance for an upcoming term. This is normally broken into 2 payments; a deposit to hold your space and the balance paid within 2 weeks of starting your lessons. Longer lessons are available upon request and work out at €37.45* for a 45 minute class or €46.15* for 60 minutes

    *Per class costs are for comparison only, all lessons are booked by Term in Advance.

    Bodhran Irish Traditional Music Lessons Online

    Take Private Lessons Online with our Professional Experienced Teachers. Bodhran Lessons are Live & Interactive so no pre-recorded lessons, ask questions in real time and get professional knowledge.

    Bodhran Irish Traditional Music Lessons In-Person

    All of our in-person bodhran lessons are taught by qualified, passionate teachers. We want you to fall in love with your instrument and look forward to your time at Blanch Music.

    Meet Your Teachers

    Aoife McMahon

    Aoife McMahon is a guitar and piano teacher with Blanch Music. She has an MA in Music Technology and has taught music for over eight years. Diversely accomplished and curious about all facets of music, she has performed, composed, and recorded music with various projects in Ireland and abroad. As a teacher, she puts an emphasis on fun and enjoyment of music in her lessons as well as trying to get the most out of her students and tailor lessons to their interests and musical goals. She can prepare students for official performance exams with RIAM, Rockschool, as well as Junior Certificate and Leaving Certificate State performance exams.

    Availability: Monday & Tuesday

    Guillermo Gonzales

    Guillermo is an experimented multi-instrumentalist and a passionate music teacher.

    He started at young age in conservatory studying classical piano and completed his qualification in primary education and music pedagogy in 2008. He also has developed his career in modern music and early years education and his approach is focused in a global and complete mentoring for young musicians.

    As a session musician he has toured in different European countries. In Ireland he has performed in shows in Electric Picnic, Fleadh Cheoil, RTÉ, Abbie theatre, etc; and has recorded several albums and singles in different spaces like Windmill Lane or Candem Studios.

    Availability: Monday – Wednesday

    Jayne Horan

    Jayne is an accomplished soprano in both classical and opera singing. She has extensive experience as a soloist and performer. She began her music education at an early age studying Royal Irish Academy of Music grades in both the voice and piano. In 2015 she graduated University College Dublin with an Honours Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Music and Spanish. Jayne then continued on her studies in voice and in 2017 received an Honours Associate Diploma of Classical and Opera Performance with Victoria College of Music in London. Following her Associate diploma, Jayne successfully received an Honours Licentiate Diploma of Classical and Opera solo singing 2018 with Victoria College of Music in London.

    Jayne is passionate about music, teaching and performance. She has huge experience in choral singing and performance. She has represented Ireland in Chorwettbewerb in Miltenberg, Germany and Internationaler Chorwettbewerb in Spittal an der Drau, Austria with the award winning Tullamore Academy Chamber Choir. In 2018 she competed with the choir in the Fleischmann Choral Competition and Navan Choir of the Year. Jayne also works closely with Moate Children’s Choir who won the Junior Unison Competition in the Feis Ceoil in 2018.

    Availability: Thursday

    Matt Baumann

    Mathias started playing and composing music at a very young age. In 2005, he moved from Germany to Dublin, where he teaching and performs music professionally. Mathias played in various function, cover and original bands of many different styles, ranging from Progressive Rock, Punk Rock, Alternative Rock, Blues, Singer-Songwriter, Bossa Nova, Pop, Funk to Jazz and Contemporary Music. He recorded and toured internationally and his music has been played on national and international radio stations and TV.

    In 2013 he successfully completed a four year honours degree course as a Bachelor of Arts in Jazz Performance with a First Class Honours.

    He teaches Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, Piano & Practical Music Theory.

    Availability: Tuesday – Thursday

    Requirements

    • Students from 6 Plus
    • Access to an Instrument (Ideally)
    • Fee Payment – See Our Fees Page

    Our Store

    McDonald Side – M3

    • We are located on Porter’s Road in Coolmine Industrial Estate. From Blanchardstown Shopping Centre (McDonalds Side) follow R121 / Blanchardstown Road to the large roundabout at the end of Millennium Park (right-hand side).
    • Take the Left (You Will See PowerCity), Follow R843 to a small roundabout and turn Right.
    • Take the first Right after Petrol Station,
    • Follow Porters Road down until the road curves left (PowerCity on your right) and take right-hand turn after PowerCity.
    • Our school is above the Fruit & Veg Store, entrance to the left.

    Blanchardstown Village Side

    • We are located on Porter’s Road in Coolmine Industrial Estate. From Blanchardstown Village follow R843 Snugborough Road past the back of the Shopping Centre, through the roundabout and through the set of lights (See Coolmine Sports Centre on your right).
    • Turn left at the small roundabout.
    • Take the first Right after Petrol Station, follow Porters Road down until the road curves left (PowerCity on your right).
    • Take the right-hand turn after PowerCity.
    • Our school is above the Fruit & Veg Store, entrance to the left.