Founded in 1982 by Dr. Mick Moloney, Augusta Heritage Center’s Irish/Celtic Week is the oldest week of its kind in the United States. For thirty years, Augusta has consistently attracted the world’s finest instructors to immerse students in the very best of Irish craft, folklore, music and dance!
Basic Fiddle - Dylan Foley
Intermediate Fiddle - Patrick Ourceau
Irish Traditional Fiddle (Incorporating Ornamentation & Techniques Required for Life!) - Mick Conneely
Cape Breton Fiddle - Troy MacGillivray
Approaches to Irish Flute Technique - Ivan Goff
Essential Irish Flute Fundamentals - Brian Holleran
Guitar - Dennis Cahill
Irish Mandolin - Marla Fibish
Tenor Banjo - Pauline Conneely
Uilleann Pipes - Cillian Vallely
Bodhrán - Máirtín de Cógáin
Tin Whistle - Joey Abarta
Irish Piano - Donna Long
Traditional Irish Song and Performance / Amhrán Traidisiúnta Gaelach agus Léiriú – Brían Ó hAirt
Songs from the Irish Ballad Tradition - Jimmy Crowley
Set Dance - Mick Mulkerrin
Step Dance - Niall O’Leary
Staff Musician – Josh Dukes
Artistic Coordinator - Daniel Neely
* Niall’s dance workshop at Augusta Heritage Center’s Irish/Celtic Week has been granted open-status by An Coimisiun le Rinci Gaelacha, the world governing body of competitive Irish Dance. Students from all teachers and adjudicators registered with C.L.R.G. are welcome to attend and are exempt from any affiliation/association/relationship ruling.
A quick announcement: this summer, Dan Gurney will be stepping into of “staff musician” for Josh Dukes, who, regretfully, had to withdraw. That is all – please continue going about your business.