SOLD OUT....DATES FOR 2019 TO BE ANNOUNCED
Millíní Music is 5 Day immersion course in Irish Traditional Music & Culture run by eminent flute-player Conal Ó Grada, supported by a cast of the tradition's leading exponents in music, folklore and history.
The course is run in Conal's own home in the Irish speaking West Cork Gaeltacht of Múscraí, a magical rural setting located at the heart of Gaelic Ireland.
The course combines class based hands-on learning, active outdoor cultural field trips and nightly social music sessions.
The course is aimed at adult learner musicians interested in exploring Irish Traditional Music, its folklore and its physical cultural setting. Appropriate cultural activities for non-playing partners of musical attendees are also provided
The course places great emphasis on Quality and Friendliness. These two principles are our primary consideration in Tutor selection, Course Design and Customer Interaction. We deliver an inspiring and enjoyable cultural experience.
Attendee's will receive instrument specific tuition as well as general music performance classes.
Attendee's will enrich their experience of the tradition with beginner level song, dance and Irish language classes.
Historic walks, archaeological field trips, folklore excursions (led my experts in their field) and a dawn climb of the mythologically important mountain 'The Paps of Anú all serve to encourage attendee's to engage with the traditions physical setting in the landscape.
You will leave the course with new music skills, new friends and new knowledge of the wider cultural aspects that make Irish Music such a vibrant living tradition. Places are limited to 10 people to allow us ensure all individuals needs are met.
Accommodation & Breakfast (at the Mills Inn), daily lunch & snacks plus local transport to and from all events is included in the package.
The first course was held July 2nd to 6th, 2018 and received exceptional feedback. A dedicated webpage will be launched soon featuring this feedback and illustrative photo's and videos of the week.
Click below to download a PDF of the Course Overview and a day by day program of events (the instrumental elements of the day to day program will be adjusted to match the actual instrument mix of the attendee's).