South Sligo Summer School 2019

14jul(jul 14)9:00 am20(jul 20)11:59 pmSouth Sligo Summer School 2019TypeFestivals,Traditional Music,Traditional Music Summer SchoolCountySligo

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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 33rd 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.

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.

Over the week there is a packed programme of events which 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. The afternoons are equally busy with masterclasses, sean nós dancing workshops in St. Brigid’s Hall and informal practice sessions led by the summer school tutors.

For full details of all events, please visit the website South Sligo Summer School. You can also follow on either Facebook or Twitter for the latest information.

If you have any queries then please email [email protected] for general enquires or [email protected] for accommodation queries. You can also call +353 (0)71 912 0912.

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.


14/07/2019 9:00 am - 20/07/2019 11:59 pm(GMT+00:00)

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Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo, Ireland

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