NEW COURSE: Introduction to Irish Folk Song

Dates: 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th April 2020 Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm UTC

Who is this course for?
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about the Irish singing tradition

  • Beginner singers who don’t read music yet

  • Anyone who wants to learn a party piece

  • Singers from other cultures who may want to diversify their repertoire

What you’ll learn:

During this 4-week course, you will learn a selection of popular traditional songs from Ireland. As well as learning how to sing them - including a few in the Irish language, you will study each song’s history and its lyrical themes in order to better understand the cultural depth of the folk song tradition.

About the facilitator:

Dónal Kearney is a singer and songwriter. He has toured the world performing with Irish ensemble ANÚNA in North America, Asia and Europe. He writes, records and tours with critically-acclaimed folk trio TRÚ. Dónal is joint Founding Director of the Irish Institute of Music and Song.



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