Wednesday, 12 August 2009

Register for Irish music, dance and language classes at the Irish Arts Center, New York

Have you ever yearned to play an Irish fiddle tune, to learn intricate step-dancing footwork or to speak the Irish language of the Aran Islands?

Classes for everyone from "absolute beginners" through advanced are offered this fall at the Irish Arts Center at 553 West 51st Street in Manhattan.

Registration begins Tuesday, September 8, with classes starting on September 21. The term runs for eight weeks.

Musical instruction includes lessons in playing the fiddle, Celtic harp, Irish banjo, Bodhran, tin whistle and bagpipes. Try a beginning step-dancing class or polish up the dances you already know while getting quite an "aerobic workout." Learn footwork and technique for Ceili dancing or take an introduction to set dances. The Irish language is taught at four levels of experience beginning with introductory, and moving forward with vocabulary and grammar for conversational use.

Tuition varies according to class and there is a discount for members of the Irish Arts Center.

For a full list of music, dance and language classes check outhttp://www.irishartscenter.org/classes.htm. Or call the Irish Arts Center at 212 757-3318 ext. 209.

1 comment:

Rachael said...

Thanks, Steve. There is also a discount for people who register between August 24 and August 31. Just mention you saw this post when registering with me!

~Rachael

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