Welcome to The Beating Hearth

Gain the skills and confidence you need to accompany other Celtic musicians with your guitar

Why The Beating Hearth?

The Beating Hearth brings together guitarists who desire to play Celtic accompaniment, but have struggled in finding a teacher or with practicing consistently, to obtain the skills, the habits and the encouragement they need to step confidently into live session playing or gigging.

The Results You'll Get

Our community, courses, and memberships are pretty special. We’re focused on the ways it will make a huge difference in your life.

Here are a few of the things you’ll be able to do as a member of The Beating Hearth:

  • You'll improve your guitar playing skills with a focus on Celtic accompaniment.
  • Develop consistent practice habits with the support and encouragement of like-minded musicians.
  • Gain the confidence you need to participate in live sessions or gigs.

When You Join Today

When you join The Beating Hearth today, you’ll get access to our:

  • Weekly Live Practice Sessions: New members can join these live video sessions to practice various Celtic accompaniment skills in real time. This activity helps to create consistency and discipline in their practice routines, while also allowing them to learn from others in the community.
  • Celtic Accompaniment Course: This full-length, comprehensive course offering video instructions, allows members to learn at their own pace. Covering basics to advanced techniques in Celtic guitar playing, it's perfect for those who are self starters and enjoys structured learning.
  • Live Session Participation: Members are encouraged to participate in live sessions, where they can play alongside other guitarists. This not only gives them hands-on experience of gigging in a supportive, low-pressure environment, but also fosters a sense of community and mutual learning.