2015 Milwaukee Irish Fest Summer School

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2015 Milwaukee Irish Fest Summer School

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Full website: http://irishfestsummerschool.com/

The Irish Fest Summer School features classes that showcase the rich culture, history and traditions of Ireland and Irish America, past and present. Come learn to play Irish fiddle, flute, tin whistle, guitar, harp, Celtic music styles and more from master musicians. Or take a discussion class and learn about Irish history, Irish language, and culture! Our Celtic arts classes offer hands-on learning for everyone!

Vincent McCarron - Basket weaving
Grant Taylor - Leather tooling
Edel MacBride - Knitting

Nancy Madden Walczyk - Irish American Authors
Marguerite Helmers - Women of 1916
Julianne Donlon - Celtic Spirituality
Jeff Ksiazek (Friday sampler only) - Historic Irish Music Recordings

Gerard Butler - Set dance
Siobhan Butler - Sean nos dance

Brian Conway
Liz Carroll
Maria Terres

Joanie Madden
Brett Lipshutz
Asher Gray (Friday sampler only)

Colm Phelan
Patrick Roe
Amy Richter (Friday sampler only)

Kevin Crawford (Friday workshop only)

Tim Edey
Randy Gosa

Tom Sweeney - Songs of Thomas Moore
Nell Ní Chróinín - Sean nos Song

Brendan Power (Friday workshop only)

Jimmy Keane - Irish Tunes and Repertoire Class
John Whelan - Demystifying the Irish Session (Friday only)

Irish Language:
Bairbre Ní Chiardha - Irish language, beginning
Ray MacManais - Irish language, Sult
Liam Ó Cuinneagáin - Irish language, intermediate

Celtic Kids Camp for kids 7 to 12:
CKC1: Music Sampler: Tin Whistle, Bodhran & Song
CKC2: Sean nos Dance (Old-Style Irish Dance)
CKC3: Wool Felting
CKC4: Story Telling & Drama