Due to the ongoing pandemic and uncertainty, this years summer school will again go online.
We are delighted to bring a series of lunchtime recitals to mark the music week this year thanks to the support of the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal. Details of recitals will be published soon.
Here are some highlights from last years summer school week in 2020
Summer School 2020 – Online
We are delighted to mark this years summer school week with some online tutorials and concert premieres. We are extremely grateful to the Regional Cultural Centre in Letterkenny in helping make this happen. We would like to thank Neil McGrory for all his help in recording and editing video footage for the tutorials and concerts.
in association with the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny.
Monday 13th July 12pm
Dermot Byrne – Button Accordion
Click on link: https://youtu.be/604rfNmLOVM
Tuesday 14th July 12pm
Roisin McGrory – Fiddle
Click on link: https://youtu.be/Esy-MEXuITw
Wednesday 15th July 12pm
Deirdre Scanlan – Traditional Singing
Click on link: https://youtu.be/kXpsT2wQDBQ
Thursday 16th July 12pm
Yvonne Casey – Fiddle
Click on link: https://youtu.be/9opiioAPgko
Friday 17th July 12pm
Deirdre McGrory – Whistle
Click on link: https://youtu.be/H8n_MGAkwA4
Monday 13th July 8pm
Jarlath Henderson with Hamish Napier and Innes Watson
A fantastic concert from Thursday 11th July 2019 during Ceol na Coille Summer School Trad Week. Recorded live in the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny. Sound – Billy Robinson, Video – Neil McGrory
Streamed from Ceol na Coille Facebook
Wednesday 15th July 7pm
Roisin, Deidre and Ella McGrory
recorded in the Regional Cultural Centre during 2019 Summer School. Streamed from Ceol na Coille Facebook
Coirm – Commissions – Part 1
Coirm performing commissioned pieces from Seamus McGuire – The Curlew’s Call and Zoe Coway – Suaimhneas, recorded in The Regional Cultural Centre Letterkenny during Trad Week 2019. Streamed from Ceol na Coille Facebook
Coirm are a performance group from Ceol na Coille School of Irish Traditional Music. The commissions were made possible with the support of Donegal County Council Arts Office and The Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny.
Thursday 16th July 8pm
In association with Inishowen Traditional Music Project, Week 3 of 2018 Summer Concert highlights. The screening will feature Paul Harrigan with Guests from the Wee Hall Culdaff, Inishowen, Co. Donegal and Dermot Byrne with Steve Cooney from the Plaza in Buncranna, Co. Donegal. Watch Party streamed from Ceol na Coille Facebook
Friday 17th July 7pm
Coirm – Commissions – Part 2
Coirm performing commissioned pieces from Mairead Ní Mhaonaigh – Fáilte an Earraigh and Martin Tourish – Castle of Light. Recorded in An Grianan Theatre, Letterkenny during Trad Week January 2019. Streamed from Ceol na Coille Facebook
Our dates for 2022 are 11th-15th July. 2021 will be our 11th anniversary year and with an even bigger ‘Jammed Packed’ program of events, we hope to welcome you all again.
Take Care and Stay Safe