Belfast Summer School of Traditional Music

Talks, Workshops, Lectures & Demonstrations

Talks, Workshops, Lectures & Demonstrations


Part 1 - A History of Traditional Music -How old is traditional music?  IMG_3014.JPG

Part 1 - A History of Traditional Music -How old is traditional music? 

5.00
'Fiddle Maintenance & Bow Rehairing' with Gerry O'Connor

'Fiddle Maintenance & Bow Rehairing' with Gerry O'Connor

5.00
'Spit & Puff' - Belfast Flute and Fifing Traditions .jpg williw flute.jpg

'Spit & Puff' - Belfast Flute and Fifing Traditions

5.00
'Try the Snare Drum' - Beginners Snare Drum Taster Session

'Try the Snare Drum' - Beginners Snare Drum Taster Session

3.00
'The Fiddle music of Donegal’ with Bríd Harper & Dermot Byrne

'The Fiddle music of Donegal’ with Bríd Harper & Dermot Byrne

5.00
Part 2 - A History of Traditional Music - The Great Collectors IMG_3014.JPG

Part 2 - A History of Traditional Music - The Great Collectors

5.00
‘Traditional Music and Live Electronics’ with Úna Monaghan

‘Traditional Music and Live Electronics’ with Úna Monaghan

5.00
‘Boehm and simple system flutes in the 19th century & their influence on Irish flutes’ with Geert Lejeune

‘Boehm and simple system flutes in the 19th century & their influence on Irish flutes’ with Geert Lejeune

5.00
'Meet Your Feet' - Rhythms and Steps from Ulster & Beyond

'Meet Your Feet' - Rhythms and Steps from Ulster & Beyond

5.00
Fiddle Clinic - Spend 10 minutes 1 on 1 with Liz Doherty.

Fiddle Clinic - Spend 10 minutes 1 on 1 with Liz Doherty.

5.00
'Arrangements in Traditional Music' with Seamie O' Dowd & Brian McGrath 'The Piano in traditional Irish music' with Brian McGrath .jpg

'Arrangements in Traditional Music' with Seamie O' Dowd & Brian McGrath

5.00
'R.L O'Mealy - Belfast's Virtuoso Uilleann Piper'

'R.L O'Mealy - Belfast's Virtuoso Uilleann Piper'

5.00
'Try the Bodhrán' - a taster session with Siobhán O'Donnell siobhan2.jpg

'Try the Bodhrán' - a taster session with Siobhán O'Donnell

3.00
A History of Traditional Music - Part 3 - The Famine and Irish music, before and after IMG_3014.JPG

A History of Traditional Music - Part 3 - The Famine and Irish music, before and after

5.00
'The Piano in traditional Irish music' with Brian McGrath

'The Piano in traditional Irish music' with Brian McGrath

5.00
Reed Making with Paddy O'Hare - Part 1

Reed Making with Paddy O'Hare - Part 1

25.00
'How to compose a tune' with one of Ireland's finest tune composers Paddy Davey

'How to compose a tune' with one of Ireland's finest tune composers Paddy Davey

5.00
'Hands on Harps' Beginners Harp – Una Monaghan .jpg una.jpg

'Hands on Harps' - Harp taster session with Úna Monaghan

3.00
Steve Cooney - Workshop in Harmony & Syncopation

Steve Cooney - Workshop in Harmony & Syncopation

5.00
Part 4 - A History of Traditional Music - Music, Nationalism, and Recording Technology in the early 20th century.  1916-CnG-ClaidheamhSoluis1.jpg

Part 4 - A History of Traditional Music - Music, Nationalism, and Recording Technology in the early 20th century. 

5.00
Outdoor Pipe, Drum & Fife Demonstration with Ross Ainslie, Ian Burrows, Steven McWhirter & Willie Drennan ross ainslie.jpg

Outdoor Pipe, Drum & Fife Demonstration with Ross Ainslie, Ian Burrows, Steven McWhirter & Willie Drennan

0.00
Reed Making with Paddy O'Hare - Part 2 patrick o'hare.jpg

Reed Making with Paddy O'Hare - Part 2

25.00
Fiddle Clinic with Bríd Harper
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Fiddle Clinic with Bríd Harper

5.00
Ceilí with Ronan Eastwood – Music by the ‘Special B’s Ceilí Band’ -  Dermot Byrne (Accordion), Harry Bradley (Flute) & Brian McGrath (Piano) Dermot-Byrne.jpg

Ceilí with Ronan Eastwood – Music by the ‘Special B’s Ceilí Band’ -  Dermot Byrne (Accordion), Harry Bradley (Flute) & Brian McGrath (Piano)

0.00
‘Maggie Pickens'- An introduction to this old style dance, with simple yet fun patterns of steps.

‘Maggie Pickens'- An introduction to this old style dance, with simple yet fun patterns of steps.

5.00
'Aisling Ghéar' - Documentary Screening edel.jpg

'Aisling Ghéar' - Documentary Screening

5.00
Crossing Traditions; traditional music workshops with Paula Kieran

Crossing Traditions; traditional music workshops with Paula Kieran

40.00
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Confucius Institute Harp Workshop with Una Monaghan

100.00