Scoil Acla Traditional Music & Cultural Summer School

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Scoil Acla Traditional Music & Cultural Summer School

Time: July 25, 2011 at 10am to July 31, 2011 at 12pm
Location: Various Venues
Street: Achill Island
City/Town: Mayo
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Event Type: summer, school
Organized By: Scoil Acla Achill Island Co.Mayo
Latest Activity: Jun 5, 2012

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Scoil Acla is a summer school that offers tuition in traditional Irish music, arts and culture. The original Scoil Acla was established in 1910, and the event has been held every year since being revived in 1985.

Scoil Acla provides expert tuition in a range of disciplines for people of all ages and abilities. Musical tuition includes the harp, tin whistle, fiddle, concert flute, uileann pipes, banjo and accordion. A writers workshop is provided, as are courses in the visual arts.For full details of the current Scoil Acla schedule, please see the Scoil Acla website.

For non-participants, including parents of children taking part in Scoil Acla, there are regular public concerts and performances, including a gala performance on the final day of the summer school. Scoil Acla is a highly regarded traditional Irish summer school, and for visitors it provides an authentic view of traditional Irish arts and culture.

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Comment by Scoil Acla Achill Island Co.Mayo on June 5, 2012 at 12:51

Seo Chugaibh anois, an nuacht is deanaí ó Scoil Samhraidh Scoil Acla,

Here’s the latest news about the Scoil Acla summer school. In this the 28th Year we have an action packed programme. Our brochure will be here soon but here’s the ‘heads up’on 2011. The official opening is being performed by Tommy Peoples,  Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich is this years musician in residence. CD Releases by Micheal Ó Raghallaigh / Danny O’Mahony and Noreen O’Sullivan. Two book launches by Mary J Murphy and Maura Mulligan as well as the usual recitals, concerts, poetry & creative writer readings, music classes, Oiche Ghaelacha, Hata Acla competition etc. Má tá tuilleadh eolas ag teastáil uait – dean teagmháil linn. If you want more info please contact us as spaces for our courses is filling up fast.

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