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Activities at Atsitsa Bay, Greece

Singing & Guitar with Tim O'Connor

Sun 16 - Sat 29 Jun 2024

Finding your own voice and developing your guitar skills

Tim will be offering inclusive, progressive, supportive and creative singing and guitar workshops.

Tim plans for those joining him to find their own unique voice and develop their own style of guitar playing. He also plans to weave those skills into a new song based around the theme of the island of Skyros.


Tim will help with developing confidence and expression and finding one's own unique vocal style looking at expression, phrasing, technique/breathing/pitching, improvisation, harmony and various styles of singing including rock/pop, folk, soul, blues and jazz.


Developing guitar skills, rhythm, chords, finger picking, technique, open tunings, improvisation, creating lead solos, backing a singer, finding and playing hooks, slide guitar,  feel.

We will also analyse some of the styles of the great guitar players and look at the story of the guitar and how it is used in various types of music including Rock/Pop, Blues, Folk, Celtic, country, World music and jazz 

Tim's aim is to bring the participants together in an open fun, intuitive and natural way though the spirit of music.

What's included?

Tim's course is held in Atsitsa Bay on Skyros island in Greece and is part of the wide range of courses and activities available. The holiday includes full board twin shared accommodation in an eco-hut. Single upgrades and twin shares in the house are available. Chat through the website, call +44 (0)1983 86 55 66 or email to discuss your requirements. 

About Tim O'Connor

Tim O'Connor has carved his own path and built a strong reputation as an indenpendent singer and songwriter and a great live perfomer. A Troubadour for the 21st century with an eclectic musical melting pot of songs. (Melodic, lyrical, Folky rock n roll) a cross cultural adventurer.

Tim's music is influenced by a myriad of musical styles woven into insightful, heartfelt contemporary yet age old sounding songs, drawing influence from The Beatles, Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Van Morrison, Tom Waits, Johnny Cash and traditional Irish Music. 

Tim has worked with many wonderful musicians including the late great Martin Allcock (Fairport Convention, Robert Plant, Cat Stevens) and great fiddle player Andy Dinan and together released the album "Mancunia". 

He has performed and recorded with Mike McGoldrick “Flute player with Mark Knopfler" Arty McGlynn and supported Richard Thompson, Daby Toure and Martin Stephenson among many others. Tim has performed at many clubs, theatres and festivals all over Europe in the States, Brazil and New Zealand. He has a very organic approach to music and has followed his own musical inspiration.

"Really powerful songs" Mike Harding, "Great songs" Steve Coogan, "Tim is a great songwriter" Maartin Allcock

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