January 10th 2024

Online courses starting 3 February 2024

Acadamh na gCláirseach–Academy of Early Irish Harp | Early-bird enrollment offer through 21 January

Courses starting 3 February 2024: Easy harp melodies, Reconstructing Carolan, and An introduction to Scottish Gaelic

Come join us online, Saturdays from 3 February – 9 March, and brighten up your winter weekends!

  • 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!

Winter courses starting 3 February, 2024

EARLY-BIRD OFFER: enroll now for €99 and save 24% off the full price of €130. Offer ends 21 January, 2024.

Easy harp melodies from 18th-century Irish sources

Develop your technique, grow your repertory — and have more fun playing — with music from the early Irish harping tradition

Reconstructing Carolan: Play transcriptions of his music made from 18th-century Irish harpers

Explore better and lesser known Carolan compositions, working with juicy pages from a unique Irish-harp-music manuscript of the late 1700s

An introduction to Scottish Gaelic for harpists and singers

Be introduced to Scottish Gaelic language and pronunciation, and the historical tradition of Gaelic heroic ballads, and learn to sing an evocative Scottish Gaelic song