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Traditional Irish Music Workshop and Cello Workshop with Sharon Howley

Traditional Workshops

Project Organiser: Sharon Howley

Two online workshops presented by Sharon Howley, recipient of TG4 Young Musician of the Year 2020 and member of the Kilfenora Ceili band. A wonderful opportunity to learn about traditional Irish music including; the local style and repertoire of Kilfenora; local tunes; the evolution of the practice; and the practitioners.

The Traditional Irish Music online workshop is for traditional musicians and takes place on Friday 21st August from 10am – 12pm. Participants will learn about the style of music in Kilfenora and the local repertoire of the area. This workshop is steered towards musicians (aged 8 upwards) who already play Irish music and have playing experience for over three years.

Please use the following link to sign up for the Traditional Irish Music Workshop; https://forms.gle/dLy29NU9xnPmVHFx7

The Cello online workshop is recommended for cello players (aged 8 upwards) who have an interest in Irish music. It takes place on Friday 21st August from 5pm – 7pm. This workshop will involve discussion and educating on Irish music in detail, with particular emphasis on music from Kilfenora, Co. Clare.

Please use the following link to sign up for the Cello Workshop https://forms.gle/aLS6AWkqX9k1EH3k7

This project is one of a series supported by the Department of Culture, Heritage and Gaeltacht to showcase elements of Ireland’s Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) as part of National Heritage Week 2020.

Video link to follow after her workshops on 21st August