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Augusta Irish/Celtic 2013! by midatlanticcce
June 19, 2013, 7:45 am
Filed under: Classes / Lessons / Education, Festival

Augusta Irish/Celtic 2013!

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Augusta Irish/Celtic 2013 runs from July 21-26.  The Augusta Irish/Celtic Week is an intense and intimate musical experience that takes place on the campus of Davis & Elkins college in Elkins, West Virginia.  This summer’s teaching staff includes:

  • Ivan Goff – Flute
  • Kieran Jordan – Sean Nos Dance
  • Jimmy Keane – Intensive Tune Workshop (open to any instrument)
  • Brian Miller – Guitar Accompaniment in the DADGAD Tuning & Fundamentals of Guitar and Bouzouki Accompaniment
  • Eamon O’Leary – Banjo and “Concepts in String Arrangement and Ensemble Playing”
  • Máirtín de Cógain – Bringing Bodhrán to the Masses! (Beginner and advanced levels)
  • Robbie O’Connell – “Songwriting in the Tradition” and “Songs: Singing, Performance and Accompaniment”
  • Bridget Fitzgerald – Unaccompanied Sean Nos Singing in English and Irish
  • Patrick Ourceau – Fiddle (for basic to intermediate players)
  • Tony Demarco – Fiddle (for intermediate to advanced players)
  • Donna Long – Irish Piano
  • Jim Keenan – Set Dance
  • Shannon Dunne – Special assistant in Jim Keenan’s class and the Connemara Sean Nos Dance mini class
  • Sean Clohessy & Cleek Schrey – Staff Musicians
  • Mini-Classes include: Designing an Aran Sweater (Enrica Hofer-McMillon) • Connemara Sean-nos Dance (ShannonDunne) • Songs that Came Across the Sea (Carrie & Michael Kline) • Ceili Band (Daniel Neely)
  • Other classes available include: Blacksmithing (Woody Harman) • Fiddle & Bow Repair (Peter Horn) • Needlefelted Wool Sculptures (Enrica McMillon) • Pottery I: Handbuilding and Surface Decoration with Clay (Brett Kern)

Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College, Elkins, West Virginia
304-637-1209 or 1-800-624-3157 Ext. 1209


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