South Sligo Summer School 2021

11jul(jul 11)10:30 am17(jul 17)11:59 pmSouth Sligo Summer School 2021TypeTraditional Music Summer SchoolCountyOnline

Event Details

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 35th year. For the second year due to the pandemic the event will be online.

The week’s activities will include a range of workshops and tutorials in fiddle, flute, whistle and much more besides. There will also be daily tutorials in traditional singing and sean nós dancing as well as a variety of concerts, recitals, new and archive material, both live and pre-recorded plus some informal chats and tunes with local musicians.

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, the classes/workshops will be in the mornings, 10:30 – 12:00, (unless otherwise noted).

Students can register in advance. Please be aware that class sizes will be limited. Registration is open until 10pm on Sat. 10th July. The fee for the week’s classes is €40 and is payable at registration. To register please visit Registration where you can book your place. After registration you will receive a link to your zoom class. This will be a closed zoom environment – not visible to public – video will be on for Students and Tutors with no recordings being made.

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]. You can also call (Landline) +353 (0)71 912 0912 or +353 (0)71 912 8982, (Mobile) +353 (0)87 944 6468.


11/07/2021 10:30 am - 17/07/2021 11:59 pm(GMT+01:00)

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