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Bodhran Workshop with Patrycja Napierala (PL)

June 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm UTC+0

€15.00 – €32.50


We will learn (beginners) or check and practise (intermediates) a correct bodhran holding position and few techniques of playing this amazing instrument. We will go through the basic rhythms used in traditional Irish music and develop it. If the time lets us, we will cross the border of Ireland and try some world music rhythms as well.
And for sure Patrycja will provide us with lots of tales and anecdotes 🙂

Patrycja is a percussionist associated with Polish scene of Ethno performers such as Shannon, Same Suki, Kayah & Transoriental Orchestra, Sam Yoon, Hoboud, Pompadur. For nearly two decades, she has also been playing in bands such as Balkan Sevdah, Danar, Karpatia, Kayanis, Maayan, Pako Sarr.
Generally Patrycja navigates fluently in genres such as: ethno, world, ethno – pop, folk, folklore, acting song, entertainment music, etc . In her achievements you can hear a wide range of percussion instruments such as: Bodhrán – typical of Irish culture, instruments related to the Middle East culture (Bendir, Duff, Doumbek etc .), Peruvian Cajon, Nigerian Udu or Tapan deriving from the Balkan countries and many others.
Since the end of 2011 Patrycja has been the official Robert Forkner’s bodhrans endorser, as the only woman and one of the two non-Irish origin bodhranists who possesses their own signature line.
Since 2015 she has been an official endorser of a polish cajons – AW Cajon by Andrzej Wlodarczyk.
Since 2017 she has been an official endorser of polish frame drums – Jacek Żelazek drums.
Patrycja doeas a great work as a teacher. She organises individual and group drumming workshops for children, teenagers and adults. She has a broad experience in leading music auditions in educational institutions, workshops during picnics, city days, events for companies and many other cultural events.

Beginner Class with own Instrument: 15.00 €

Beginner Class with Instrument provided by Organizer: 17.50 €

Intermediate Class: 20.00 €

Both Classes: 32.50 €

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  • Day 1 June 24, 2018


June 24
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
€15.00 – €32.50
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Gyula Glaser
Nicole Ohnesorge


Tap Connection Irish Dance Berlin
Bergstrasse 92
Berlin, 12169 Germany
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