logo

South Sligo Summer School
Sun. July 12th. – Sat. July 18th. 2015

Allow activeX to see this selection of images


Summer School of Irish Traditional Music, Song & Dance

July 12th – July 18th 2015

imageopen1 (6K) Summer School of Traditional Music, Song & Dance. Our programme includes a broad range of classes, workshops, interactive talks and masterclasses as well as nightly ceilis, concerts and informal music sessions. The school is held in Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo. This is it's 29th year.


imageopen1 (6K) Participants at the South Sligo Summer School can expect excellent tuition in traditional music, singing and dance. Class sizes are kept small and are graded. Traditional instruments taught include fiddle, flute, tinwhistle, harp, concertina, uilleann pipes, banjo, button accordion, traditional guitar and bodhran. Set and sean nos dancing workshops are held each morning and afternoon respectively. Workshops in sean nos singing, lilting and traditional singing are extremely popular.


imageopen1 (6K) A packed programme of events also includes nightly ceilis in St. Brigid's Hall and concerts featuring tutors, local musicians playing in the South Sligo Style, and visiting singers and musicians. Afternoons are equally busy with masterclasses, informal slow sessions led by summer school tutors and sean nos dancing workshops in St. Brigid's Hall. Visitors to Tubbercurry during the week of the South Sligo Summer School can expect to hear the very finest traditional music and to take away musical memories to last a lifetime.


imageopen1 (6K) The entire area surrounding Tubbercurry is a mecca for traditional musicians and the scenic landscape of South Sligo is an added attraction for visitors to the South Sligo Summer School with a whole range of outdoor pursuits for them to partake in during their stay.


Further details and information Tel: 00-353-71-9120912, Tel: 00-353-71-9182151, email southsligosummerschool@eircom.net

Facebook

downloadbrochure (9K)