he 14th Annual Carmel Gunning Summer School festival will run as a three day event for 2013 on August 6th, 7th and 10th. Down through the years this summer school has produced many fine students from America, England, France and Ireland who are active in traditional music circles today.
Traditional Music and singing workshops will be held in Sligo Town on August 6th and 7th. Instruments taught are Tin Whistle, Flute, Guitar and Traditional Singing. Entertainment will be held in Paul McTiernans Pub, Gleann, Conways Cross, Geevagh, Co. Sligo on Saturday August 10th.
TIMETABLE AS FOLLOWS:
Tin whistle workshop 10.00am – 1.00pm
Traditional Singing workshop 3.00pm – 6.00pm
Guitar workshop 10.00am – 1.00pm
Flute workshop 3.00pm – 6.00pm
Singing Session 6.00pm – 9.00pm
Trad Music Session with Students and Tutors 9.30pm – 12 Midnight
Tutors for this years Summer School are Carmel Gunning and Olivia McTernan.Special Guest attending the traditional singing session will be well–known traditional singer, Tommie Kearns (Australia), and well–known fiddle player, Mick Shannon from Co. Fermanagh, will be this years special guest at the traditional music session.
For more information regarding registration, Brochures and enrolment (which must be completed by the June 18th) please contact Carmel Gunning T.T.C.T. Summer School Director/Tutor at Tel + 353 876 250 454 or email: [email protected]