September 4th 2023

Online courses for autumn

Acadamh na gCláirseach–Academy of Early Irish Harp | Autumn courses starting 14 October, 2023

Courses starting 14 October, 2023: Course 3 of Fundamentals of Playing the Early Irish Harp, A Garden of Earthly Delights: Medieval Music From Around Europe, Overcoming Performance Anxiety

Invest in your skills and knowledge, and join our friendly online community at affordable classes, tutored by international experts.


  • six weekly 75-minute group classes

  • class materials to help you practice and learn

  • access to recordings of all classes

  • social 'tea breaks' with each class

All harps welcome!


Autumn courses starting 14 October 2023

Course 3 of Fundamentals of playing the early Irish harp

Learn three beautiful, historical Irish pieces and develop the foundational skills to explore the music and traditions of the early Irish harp. (post-beginner+)
— Alessia Bianchi


A garden of earthly delights: medieval music from around Europe

Explore a medieval world of single-line dance melodies and multi-voiced compositions for you to play on any kind of harp, and grow your skills and confidence in performing medieval music. (post-beginner+)
— Leah Stuttard and Carolin Margraf


Overcoming Performance Anxiety

A six-week course for all musicians who struggle with performance nerves and want to learn the tools and practice techniques to lessen the symptoms and make your performance better and more enjoyable for you and your audience. (All)
— Dr Jennifer Mackerras

EARLY-BIRD OFFER:  €99 / course
Offer ends 1 October 2023
Standard price: €130

Acadamh na gCláirseach–Academy of Early Irish is kindly funded by The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon