15jul(jul 15)11:30 am21(jul 21)11:30 pmSouth Sligo Summer School of Traditional Music, Song & DanceVarious locations around TubbercurryType:Traditional Music,Traditional Music Summer SchoolCounty:Sligo
The South Sligo Summer School of Traditional Music, Song & Dance is an annual weeklong celebration of Traditional Irish Music, Song & Dance now in it's 32nd year. Including Classes, Workshops,
The South Sligo Summer School of Traditional Music, Song & Dance is an annual weeklong celebration of Traditional Irish Music, Song & Dance now in it’s 32nd year. Including Classes, Workshops, Lectures, Masterclasses, Céilí, Concerts, Recitals and Informal sessions.
The school was founded in 1987 to conserve and promote the rich tradition of music, song and dance of the south Sligo area. There is special emphasis on the old Sligo traditional style of fiddle and flute playing.
Participants at the South Sligo Summer School can expect excellent tuition in traditional music, singing and dance with Class sizes being kept small. All Classes are graded. With classes open to all ages and experience levels there is something for everyone.
The attendance fees are for adults are €120, and for children under 16 €90. The fee includes Classes, Interactive Talks/Workshops, Recitals & Sean Nós Dancing.
It does not include the Masterclasses (€20) or the Monday and Friday concerts (€10).
For those wishing to attend Classes or Workshops, registration will be at St. Brigid’s Hall on Monday July 10th at 8:30am until 10:00am, if not already pre-registered. Online Pre-Registration is available by visiting Registration.
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.
15 (Sunday) 11:30 am - 21 (Saturday) 11:30 pm
Various locations around Tubbercurry
Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo, Ireland
South Sligo Summer Summer School Organising CommitteeEmail: [email protected] or Tel: +353 (0)71 912 0912 Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo, Ireland
The 12th Frank Finn Traditional Singing Weekend based around the town of Sligo, is a bilingual event composed of singing workshops, sessions, audio and video presentations, scholarly talks and a field trip.
The 12th Frank Finn Traditional Singing Weekend based around the town of Sligo, is a bilingual event composed of singing workshops, sessions, audio and video presentations, scholarly talks and a field trip. It features local and visiting singers, speakers, academics and storytellers. There will be plenty of trad sessions to enjoy. It is dedicated to the art of traditional singing, which is thankfully alive and well in Sligo and surrounding areas.
Although the weekend is focussed on the enthusiast, it will also be of interest to those who would like to learn more about the art of traditional singing.
The weekends events are based around the Yeat’s Country Hotel which is situated at Rosses Point on the coast.
This festival is named in honour of Frank Finn, who died tragically in 2011. As well as being a composer he was also a great singer and a founding member of the organising group.
5 (Friday) 8:00 pm - 7 (Sunday) 11:59 pm
Yeats Country Hotel
Rosses Point, Sligo, Ireland