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Harp and Concertina Workshops in Montréal
17th July 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This summer Úna is artist in residence at the Institute For the Public Life of Arts and Ideas at McGill University, funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the Ireland Canada University Fund. While in Montréal she will be giving some traditional music workshops in association with the Siamsa School of Irish Music.
These workshops are made possible through the support of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the Ireland Canada University Fund.
There is no charge to attend or participate in these events.
Schedule – July 17, 2016
Irish dance music on harp, for recent beginners
This workshop will feature an emphasis on quality of technique over
quantity of tunes covered.
2pm – 2.15 Break
Intermediate – Advanced level Irish harp
This workshop is for harpers with some years’ playing experience – eg could
cover music by Turlough O’Carolan, information on the creation of your own arrangement / left hand accompaniment, or more advanced Irish traditional dance music.
3.30 – 4pm
Short harp recital by Úna, including a selection of traditional music, O’Carolan music and Úna’s own compositions.
LINK TO THE REGISTRATION PAGE: http://www.siamsa.org/