The programme of the 33rd South Sligo Summer School of traditional music, song and dance has been launched and can be viewed at www.sssschool.org. They are currently taking applications – more info on the website.
The programme includes a broad range of classes, workshops, interactive talks and masterclasses as well as nightly ceilis, concerts and informal music sessions. The school will be held in Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo, July 14-20, 2019.
Participants at the South Sligo Summer School can expect excellent tuition in traditional music, singing and dance. Class sizes are kept small and are graded.
A packed programme of events also includes nightly ceilis in St. Brigid’s Hall and concerts featuring tutors, local musicians playing in the South Sligo Style, and visiting singers and musicians. Afternoons are equally busy with masterclasses, sean nos dancing workshops in St. Brigid’s Hall and informal practice sessions led by summer school tutors.
Visitors to Tubbercurry during the week of the South Sligo Summer School can expect to hear the very finest traditional music and to take away musical memories to last a lifetime.