Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy 2022

Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy 2022

Saturday, 2 July 2022, 8.00pm

Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy is a week-long summer school in traditional music and set dance held annually at Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare. The 2022 summer school is the fiftieth edition and takes place on 2–10 July.

See full programme below. For more information, visit www.scoilsamhraidhwillieclancy.com.

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Saturday 2nd July 

8pm 
Oscailt Oifigiúil/Official Opening by Patsy Hanly, renowned traditional flute player and TG4 Gradam Ceoil Award winner.

8.30pm
Breandán Breathnach Memorial Lecture: When It All Started: The Traditional Music Landscape of 1973
Presented by Dr Nicholas Carolan, co-founder and first Director of the Irish Traditional Music Archive.

Venue: Community Centre for both events.

9.30pm to 1am
Céilí with the Brian Ború Ceilí Band at The Mill Marquee, GAA Grounds 

9.30pm to 1am
Céilí with the Dal gCais Céilí Band at the Quilty Tavern

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Sunday 3rd July

10.00am 
Aifreann i nGaeilge/Mass in Irish at St. Joseph’s Church, Miltown Malbay.

3.00 pm 
Musical Tribute at Willie Clancy’s Grave, Ballard Road.

8.30pm 
Éire’s Alba. A concert celebrating the links between Gaelic Scotland and Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy agus á chraoladh beo ar RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta. Venue: Community Centre.

9.30pm to 1am 
Céilí with the Dal gCais Céilí Band at The Mill Marquee, GAA Grounds 

9.30pm to 1am 
Céilí with the Taylor’s Cross Céilí Band at the Quilty Tavern

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Monday 4th July

9am 
Assembly at the various class venues.

10am to 1pm 
Classes and Workshops (see location details on information page).

2pm to 3pm
Classes in spoken Irish and Scots Gaelic.

3pm 
Lecture:
 From New France to La Belle Province: Québec’s Traditional Soundscapes. Presented by Professor Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin, School of Irish Studies, Concordia University, Montréal.

Venue: Community Centre.

5pm to 7pm
Harp Recital. Venue: Mill Marquee, GAA Grounds.

7pm
Screening of documentary on the life and music of renowned fiddle player Seán Keane, formerly of Ceoltóirí Chuallann and The ChieftainsVenue: Community Centre.

8pm 
Fiddle Recital. Venue: Community Centre. 

9.30pm to 1am 
Céilí 
with the Kilfenora Céilí Band at The Mill Marquee, GAA Grounds 
 

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Tuesday 5th July

10am to 1pm 
Classes and Workshops

2pm to 3pm
Classes in spoken Irish and Scots Gaelic

3pm 
Tribute to Bobby Gardiner, master accordion player, tutor, TG4 Gradam Award winner and author. Presented by Ciarán Ó Gealbháin, traditional singer, musician and lecturer in the Department of Folklore and Ethnology at University College Cork. 
Venue: Community Centre.

5.30pm 
Ceolchoirm Idirnáisiúnta/International Concert featuring  traditional music, song and dance from Scotland, Wales, Québec and Brittany. 
Venue: Mill Marquee, GAA Grounds.

8pm 
Whistle and Flute Recital. V
enue: Community Centre. 

9.30pm to 1am
Céilí 
with the Tulla Céilí Band at The Mill Marquee, GAA Grounds 
 

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Wednesday 6th July

​10am to 1pm 
Classes and Workshops

2pm to 3pm
Classes in spoken Irish and Scots Gaelic.

2.30pm 
Lecture: Bill Stapleton and the Irish Recording Company. Presented by Harry Bradshawformer producer with RTÉ Radio and researcher in Irish traditional music.
Venue: Community Centre.

5pm to 7pm 
Banjo Recital. Venue: Mill Marquee, GAA Grounds.
 

8pm 
Uilleann Piping Recital. Venue: Community Centre. 

9.30pm to 1am
Céilí with the Kilfenora Céilí Band at The Mill Marquee, GAA Grounds

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Thursday 7th July

10am to 1pm 
Classes and Workshops

2pm to 3pm
Classes in spoken Irish and Scots Gaelic.

2.30pm 
Lecture: Welsh Medieval Harp Music: Structures and Parallels with Irish Music Traditions. Presented by Dr Paul Dooley, an expert on the metal-strung Irish harp and researcher in harp tuning and string-making techniques, and Ceri Owen Jones, Welsh harper, singer and researcher in traditional medieval Welsh  music. Venue: Community Centre.
 

4.30pm
Button Accordion Recital. Venue: Community Centre.

8pm 
Old Style Step, Sean-nós and Set-Dancing Recital. Venue: Community Centre.

9.30pm to 1am 
Céilí with the Tulla Céilí Band at the Mill Marquee, GAA Grounds.

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Friday 8th July

10am to 1pm 
Classes and Workshops

2pm to 3pm
Classes in spoken Irish and Scots Gaelic.

3pm 
An afternoon of Traditional Singing in Irish and English. Venue: Community Centre.

5pm to 7pm
Harmonica Recital. Venue: Mill Marquee, GAA Grounds.

8pm 
Concertina Recital. Venue: Community Centre.
 

9.30pm to 1am 
Céilí 
with the Four Courts Céilí Band at the Mill Marquee, GAA Grounds.

9.30pm to 1am 
Céilí 
with the Abbey Trio at the Quilty Tavern.

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Saturday 9th July

10am to 1pm 
Classes and Workshops

2pm to 3pm
Classes in spoken Irish and Scots Gaelic.

2.30pm 
Screening of Dark Horse on the Wind, a feature documentary on the life and songs of singer / songwriter Liam Weldon. Presented by Myles O’Reilly, director, and Lorraine Kennedy, producer. Venue: Community Centre.

7pm to 10.30 pm
Ceolchoirm Chuimhneacháin Muiris Ó Rócháin / Muiris Ó Rócháin Memorial Concert. Láithreoir / presenter: Muireann Ní DhuigneáinVenue: Community Centre.
 

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Sunday 10th July

10am
Aifreann i nGaeilge le Cór Chúil Aodha (Seán Ó Riada Mass with Coolea Choir) at St. Joseph’s Church, 
Miltown Malbay.

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Download the 2022 programme below.

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Published on 11 May 2022

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