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Weeklong Residential Concertina Workshops In West-Kerry, Ireland

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#1 Airt

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Posted 04 March 2015 - 12:58 PM

Cormac Begley and Jack Talty are teaching a week-long residential concertina course in west-Kerry between from the 6th to 10th of April. Classes will be held under Mount Brandon on the Dingle peninsula and will include four hours of classes per day (2 hours with Jack and myself), evening activities, food (breakfast, lunch, dinner and evening snack) and accommodation for 5 nights. If you're interested in attending please email cormacbegley@gmail.com.
 
Day schedule:
9am: Breakfast
10am - 12 noon: Workshop 1
Break
12.30 - 1.30pm: Lunch
2.00 - 4.00pm: Workshop 2
Break
6pm: Dinner
8/9pm: Evening activity (concerts, sessions, etc)
 
Costs:
Accommodation: 20 euros x 5 = 100 euros
Food: 30 euros x 5 = 150 euros
Workshops: 4 hours x 5 days x 20 euros = 400 euros
Activities: 1 hour (minimum) x 4 days x 20 euros = 80 euros
Total: 730 euros
Our price for the week range from 500-600 euros. The price is 500 euros for those willing to share rooms.

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#2 Doug Barr

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Posted 04 March 2015 - 05:44 PM

I have sent in my deposit and am looking forward to a fun filled educational week.

Doug



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Posted 20 January 2016 - 05:16 PM

Hello ,
Would you be planning any more Anglo concertina teaching course's for 2016 ?
Regards Martin

#4 SusanW

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Posted 23 January 2016 - 11:00 AM

They are doing a concertina class this spring: http://airt.ie/airt-...le-ireland.html

 

28th of March weeklong course - Only 2 spaces left!!
The Airt of Concertina with Jack Talty and Cormac Begley
- 3 hours (2 x 1.5 hours) of group classes per day for 5 days
- 2 individual masterclass during the week
- A house concert featuring Cormac and Jack and local artists
- Opportunities throughout the to discuss the theoretical, technical, performative, professional aspects of concertina playing
- Chording and rhythm
- Ornamentation and technique
- Polka, Reels, Jigs, Hornpipe, Slow air and Slide playing
- Accommodation, locally sourced food, night time activities included
- Optional extras include guided walks, seaweed baths, massages and more!!
Visit: www,airt.ie
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Posted 23 January 2016 - 02:36 PM

Wonderful !
I'm going , can't wait to get back to Ireland looking forward to learn whatever I can from these masters

Thanks for the heads up



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