Classes, Workshops & Lessons

Laura offers private lessons, classes and workshops on Irish and Scottish music, on flute, whistle, Scottish smallpipes and traditional song. (MacKenzie is based in St. Paul, Minnesota)

Beginners are welcome, and new students of all ages may begin at any time. Traditional repertoire, styles, techniques and lore - as gleaned from many years in Irish and Scottish music - are passed on with great care and expertise through Laura's instruction.


All are suitable for high schools, colleges, festivals, music camps.

> Irish Flute and Whistle Techniques and Style ~ Suitable for modern or wooden flutes, whistles in D, intermediate level players.
Offered in Master Class or workshop formats.

> Irish and Scottish Repertoire ~ Various types of Irish and Scottish dance tunes and airs are presented and taught. This can include a foray into Galician, Asturian and Breton repertoire.
Offered in Master Class or workshop formats.

> Scottish Music ~ Scottish tune workshops covering all the regions of Scotland, for all melody instruments, or specifically for flutes and whistles.
Offered as a workshop or group class.

> Scottish Songs ~ Songs in Scots, English and Scots Gaelic: 
ballads, lyric songs, chorus songs, humorous songs, Scots Gaelic mouth music as well.
Offered as a workshop or group class.



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