Belfast Summer School of Traditional Music

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MUSIC MASTERCLASSES

The team of international tutors is made up of master performers with proven track records as teachers and educationalists. The primary means of teaching and learning is ‘by ear’ with an emphasis in the less experienced classes of assisting pupils to develop oral/aural skills in addition to instrumental competency and developing core repertoire.

  • Classes take place Monday 30th July - Friday 3rd August, 2018, 10:00am - 1:00pm at Ulster University Belfast Campus on York Street.
  • Classes are designed for intermediate to advanced (minimum 2 years instrument experience) adults and children over 6 years of age with exception of the Traditional Singing Classes, Fiddle Classes and unless specifically titled a 'Beginners Class'. See individual classes for full details. 
  • Fee includes admission to all programme events with exception of evening concerts and the Trad Trail.
  • There is a maximum of 12 students per class.

SIGN UP BEFORE 01/06/2018 FOR DISCOUNTED RATE - £95  CODE = EARLYBIRD

 FAMILY DISCOUNT AVAILABLE 

Traditional Singing - Ríóghnach Connolly

Traditional Singing - Ríóghnach Connolly

100.00

Classes take place Monday 30th July - Friday 3rd August 2018 10:00am - 1:00pm at Ulster University Belfast Campus.

No experience required.

Fee includes admission to all programme events with exception of evening concerts. 

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Ríoghnach Connolly is an Armagh born singer and flautist strongly rooted in her trad Sean-nós background, she also stirs elements of Appalachia, Blues and Jazz into the folk archive cooking pot. Based in Manchester she has many musical projects: HoneyFeet, The Breath, Afro Celt Sound system, Beware Soul Brother, Owl Dolls, Dum Dá, Alabaster dePlume, Liz green, Moulettes, Frameworks, YesKing, Billy Buckley, Steam Packet Ceilí Band & her own 'Black Lung' project. “Connolly is a free spirit and strikingly self-assured…” according to Mike Butler of CityLife; “seldom has conspicuous greatness been more accessible.”