Scoil Acla’s traditional Irish music classes are an ever popular part of the week’s events with numbers increasing every year. We typically have students attending from Ireland, UK, Spain, Greece, Italy , United States and Asia.

Catering for all levels ranging from beginers to advanced musicians, Scoil Acla’s traditional Irish music classes cover the following instruments:

 

Bainseó - Banjo Classes

Bainseó - Banjo Classes

    Banjo Tutors Our Scoil Acla Banjo Tutors are ; Noel Kilkenny, Fidelma O'Brien & Gráinne Patten        
Bodhrán Classes

Bodhrán Classes

            Scoil Acla Bodhrán tutors Dale McKay & Daragh Healy  
Bosca Ceoil - Accordian Classes

Bosca Ceoil - Accordian Classes

Accordian classes are usually held in The Valley National School  (but may be subject to change) Scoil Acla Accordian Tutors     Tom Doherty Tom is from Foxford, Co Mayo, and is a full-time professional musician and teacher. ...
Consairtín - Concertina Classes

Consairtín - Concertina Classes

Concertina Classes are usually held in St. Colmans, Keel (May be subject to change) Scoil Acla Concertina Tutors   Jacqueline McCarthy Jacqueline was born in London in 1957. Her parents had emigrated to England in the early...
Crúit - Harp Classes

Crúit - Harp Classes

Scoil Acla Harp Tutors   Laoise Kelly              
Feadóg Mhór - Flute Classes

Feadóg Mhór - Flute Classes

Flute classes are usually held in St. Colmans, Keel (May be subject to change) Scoil Acla Flute Tutors   Harry Bradley Harry Bradley was born in South Belfast in 1974. He discovered Irish traditional music through popular recordings...
Feadóg Stáin - Tin Whistle Classes

Feadóg Stáin - Tin Whistle Classes

Tin Whistle classes are usually held in Dooagh National School (May be subject to change)   Scoil Acla Tin Whistle tutors       Des Cafferkey Des, a native of Achill Island, Co. Mayo, is widely regarded as...
Fidil - Fiddle Classes

Fidil - Fiddle Classes

Fiddle Classes are usually held in Bunacurry National School (May be subject to change)   Scoil Acla Fiddle Tutors   Paddy Ryan Paddy Ryan was the first invited tutor to join Scoil Acla in 1985. He is very well known as a...
Píob Uilleann - Uileann Pipe Classes

Píob Uilleann - Uileann Pipe Classes

Scoil Acla Uileann Pipe Tutors   Mick O’Brien Born in Dublin into a well know musical family in 1961, Mick started learning the pipes at nine years of age. His musical influences are his father and box player Dinny and pipers Séamus En...