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Weeklong Residential Concertina Workshops In West-Kerry, Ireland


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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


12.30 - 1.30pm: Lunch

2.00 - 4.00pm: Workshop 2


6pm: Dinner

8/9pm: Evening activity (concerts, sessions, etc)


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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They are doing a concertina class this spring: http://airt.ie/airt-courses-dingle-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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