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Keadue

O'Carolan Summer School 2011

Keadue, County Roscommon, Ireland

July 24th - July 29th 2011
Classes daily from 9.30am to 1pm

Summer School

The O'Carolan Summer School in traditional Irish Music, Singing, Set Dancing and Sean Nós Dancing opens on July 24th and runs to July 29th. There are daily Tutorials, Workshops & Lectures.

The Summer School now offers a very comprehensive range of tuition in instrumental music, traditional singing and dance.

Ireland's top musicians are already booked as teachers for the various classes.

Fees

Classes daily from 9.00am - Fee Adults euro60 for week. This fee includes classes / workshops and lectures - Ceili and Concert not included.

Classes & Tutors

Harp: Grainne Hambly, Seana Davey, Holly Geraghty

Flute: Michael Hurley, Michael McNamara

Bodhrán: Junior Davey

Button Accordian: John Regan

Banjo: Colm Greene

Tin Whistle: Padraig Sweeney, Lorraine Sweeney

Fiddle: Oisin McDiarmada, Declan Fowlan

Concertina: Bernie Geraghty

Piano Accordian: Charles O'Connor

Traditional Singing: Mai Hernon

Sean Nós Dancing: Padraig Ó Hoibicín

Set Dancing: Roisin & Padraig McEneaney

Sunday July 24th

  • 9.30pm: Set Dancing with Swallows Tail

Monday July 25th

  • 9.00am: Enrolment for all classes in St Ronan's Hall
  • 9.30am - 1pm: Classes
  • 4.30pm: Sean Nós Dancing Class. Tutor Padraig O'Hoibicín

Tuesday July 26th

  • 9.30am - 1pm: Classes
  • 4.30pm: Sean Nós Dancing Class. Tutor Padraig O'Hoibicín
  • 9.30pm: Céili with O'Carolan Country Céili Band

Wednesday July 27th

  • 9.30am: Classes
  • From 2.30pm: Music & Song Competitions
    Under 16 yrs Tin Whistle Competition for Trophy
    Under 16 yrs Fiddle Competition for Michael Cullen Perpetual Cup, presented by the Purcell Family, Crossna
    Under 18 yrs Flute & Tin Whistle Competition for Packie Bruen Perpetual Cup, donated by George Bruen
    Ballad Competition (Adult / Over 16) for Josie McDermott Perpetual Cup, donated by the late Josie MacDermott. Two songs of competitor's own choice
    Ballad Competition (Under 16) for Leo O'Dowd Cup, donated by the O'Dowd family
  • 4.30pm: Sean Nós Dancing Class. Tutor Padraig O'Hoibicín
  • 8.30pm: Harp Recital in Kilronan Castle
  • 9.00pm: Bingo in St Ronan's Hall
Keadue Harp Festival - Harp Class in action

Thursday July 28th

  • 9.30am: Classes
  • 2.30pm: Youth Recital
  • 4.30pm: Sean Nós Dancing Class. Tutor Padraig O'Hoibicín
  • 8.30pm: Traditional Concert featuring School Tutors and visitors

Friday July 29th

  • 9.30am: Classes
  • 4.30pm: Sean Nós Dancing Class. Tutor Padraig O'Hoibicín
  • 10pm: Céili with Matt Cunningham

Saturday July 30th

  • 10.30am: Harp Workshop
  • 10.30am: Set Dancing Workshop
Keadue Harp Festival - fiddle Class in action

Note: Informal Music Sessions by local & visiting students each day during the Summer School at 4.30pm

Informal Music Sessions and Set-Dancing in Pubs during the Summer School

 

Contact us by email as needed below:

Phone Contacts:

  • Harp Competitions +353 (0) 71 96 47284
  • Summer School +353 (0) 71 96 47284
  • Festival Enquiries +353 (0) 71 96 47204
    or +353 (0) 71 96 47247

 

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O'Carolan Harp Festival & Summer School, Keadue, County Roscommon, Ireland