Workshops

Learn from Master Musicians

Workshops are a great opportunity to learn in a fun, casual, group setting with some of the very best Irish musicians around, including guest teachers from across North America and Ireland.

Each workshop is unique, so rates and scheduling will vary. 

Past Workshops:
July 2017

Members of Connla:

Uilleann Pipes  with Conor Mallon
Harp with Emer Mallon

Guitar/Accompaniment with Paul Starrett

Flute with Ciaran Carlin

Bodhrán with Ciara McCafferty

May 2017
All Instruments - Repertoire Workshop with Colleen Shanks

May 2017

Uilleann Pipes - Technique and Tunes with Cillian Vallely (Lúnasa)
Irish Flute - Technique and Tunes with Kevin Crawford (Lúnasa)

 
February 2017

Fiddle Workshop - Technique and Tunes with Winifred Horan (Solas)

October 2016

"What Do You Hear?" - Active Listening Workshop with Nicolas Brown & Alison Perkins

July 2016

Bodhran Techniques for Intermediate/Advanced players with Tristan Pruss
Irish Fiddle- Intermediate/Advanced Technique and Tunes with Alison Perkins (Finvarra's Wren)
Beginning/Intro to Irish Flute and Tin Whistle with Nicolas Brown
Int/Advanced Irish Flute and Tin Whistle Tunes and Techniques with Colleen Shanks
Guitar Accompaniment for Traditional Irish Music with Michael Gavin

June 2016

Bodhran Basics for Beginner Players with Tristan Pruss
Irish Fiddle Basics - Technique and Ornamentation with Alison Perkins (Finvarra's Wren)
Irish Flute and Tin Whistle - Technique and Tunes with Colleen Shanks
Guitar Accompaniment for Traditional Irish Music with Michael Gavin

January 2016

Uilleann Pipes - Technique and Tunes with Sean Gavin (Bua, Nicgaviskey)
Irish Fiddle - Technique and Tunes with Kelsey Lutz

October 2015

Irish Flute Technique / All Instruments Repertoire with Michael Tubridy (The Chieftains)

April 2015

Members of Bua:

Uilleann Pipes  with Sean Gavin
Fiddle with Devin Shepherd

Guitar/Accompaniment with Brian Miller

Sean Nós Dancing with Brian Hart

September 2015

Uilleann Pipes - Technique and Tunes with John McSherry (the olllam, At First Light, Lúnasa)

May 2014

Uilleann Pipes Technique / All Instruments Repertoire with Paddy Keenan (The Bothy Band)

November 2012

Repertoire of Sliabh Luachra with Jackie Daly and Matt Cranitch

March 2012

Irish Fiddle - Technique and Tunes with Kevin Burke (The Bothy Band, Patrick Street)

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