Sharing the Tradition:
Traditional Irish
Music Workshops

Teacher, composer, and fiddler Micky McAuliffe

An Interactive Online Workshop

Do you know your jigs from your reels, your slides from your polkas?  If you’ve always wanted to improve your knowledge of traditional Irish music, a four-week series of interactive online workshops starting on Tuesday, May 11th, could be just the thing for you. 

These workshops are hosted by Siamsa Tíre, the National Folk Theatre of Ireland, and facilitated by Nicky McAuliffe, a musician who has performed, toured, and taught music with the theatre for over 50 years.   

Nicky is respected the world over for his in-depth knowledge of Ireland’s musical heritage. So respected, in fact, that he and his wife Anne were presented with TG4’s Gradam Ceoil Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019.  

His workshops are aimed at experienced musicians over the age of 16. Over the course of four weeks, Nicky will teach them traditional tunes while also sharing his insights into the tunes’ history, where they come from, and how they were named. 

For booking information and more, visit Siamsa Tíre. 

Nicky & Anne McAuliffe performing along with Mike O’Shea in 2020

Leave a Reply




Share



More Articles

Sharing the Tradition:
Irish Munnix Dance Workshops

National Folk Theatre of Ireland Training Academy Centuries ago in Ireland, dancing teachers would tour the...

More

Makem & Clancy Together Again

On Tuesday April 16, 2019, Dónal Clancy and Rory Makem performed in a special concert at the Tommy Makem Arts and...

More

This Music We Call
Traditional Irish

Traditional Irish music has never been so alive. In our cities, towns and villages. From Dublin to New York and across...

More

Music:
Traditional Music Roundup

Mirth-Making Heroes There are folks who think of “Celtic” music as a gently soothing, slightly...

More