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Keadue

O'Carolan Harp Competitions

Keadue, County Roscommon, Ireland

Saturday July 30th 2011

euro2500 Prize Fund      

Senior Competition First Prize - Crystal Trophy and euro600
Sponsored by Arigna Fuels Ltd

Competition Programme

  • 10.30am: Competition for Novices (Players studying Harp for less than 2 years)
  • 11.30am: Harp Competitions Under 12, 12 - 15
  • 2.30am: Harp Competitions 15 - 18, Followed by Senior (over 18), Followed by Song and Harp Accompaniment Open

Categories and Requirements

  • Novice - For people studying the Harp for less than 2 years
  • Separate Open competitions will be held for the following age groups: Under 12, 12 -15, 15 -18. Competitors in these categories, including novice, will be required to perform one O'Carolan Piece of music and one of own choice
  • Senior (over 18) - Two O'Carolan pieces of music and one of own choice
  • Song with Harp Accompaniment - Two songs of competitor's own choice, open to all age groups
  • Novice Competitors are not excluded from entering Open Competitions in their own age groups

Entry Fees

Novices, U-12, 12 - 15, Song with Harp Accompaniment - euro4; 15 - 18 - euro5; Senior euro7.

Harp Competition Entries and Information

  • Harp Secretary: Keadue, Co. Roscommon, Ireland Tel +353 (0) 71 9647247
    Festival Secretary: Paraic Noone, Keadue, Co. Roscommon, Ireland Tel +353 (0) 71 96 47204, Fax +353 (0) 71 96 47511
  • E-mail: harpsecretary@ocarolanfestival.ie

Under the Auspices of CCE

 

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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