Irish Cultural Day, September 29, 2018
Want to learn an instrument? Step dance? Sing?
Join us for an afternoon of free workshops in Irish music, dance, and culture, led by members of the Rochester Irish community. This event, which had been run for 14 years at Nazareth College, has moved a mile up the street to St. John Fisher College! The Tom Finucane Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann are excited to have the event back for its third year at Fisher in 2018.
Workshops planned include Accordion (Button and Piano), Anglo Concertina, Bodhran (2 levels), Fiddle (2 levels, several instructors), Flute, Guitar Accompaniment, Hammered Dulcimer, Irish Language, Irish Step Dance (2 styles), Irish Social Dance (2 styles), Playing by Ear, Scottish Tunes, Singing, Session Tunes, Tenor Banjo & Mandolin, Variation and Ornamentation, and Whistle (2 levels).
(The building with a spire, visible from East Ave)
St. John Fisher College
3690 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14618
We'll get together on the 1st Floor in Cleary Auditorium, and disperse to classrooms at 12:30.
Parking is free! Visitors can park in the A lot, which is very close to Kearney Hall, straight ahead from the East Avenue entrance.
If parking lot A is full, lots C, D, E, and F (parking map) are also free for visitors on that day.
Photos from previous Irish Cultural Days, courtesy of Missy Rosenberry.
The schedule of workshops below is subject to change, of course -- our instructors are volunteers, and we're incredibly grateful for their help!
Gathering in Cleary Auditorium (12:00-12:30)
Bring a snack to share if you like!
Workshop Section A (12:30-1:30)
Workshop Section B: 1:45-2:45
Workshop Section C: 3:00-4:00
Session and Informal Ceili at 4:00 in Cleary Auditorium