The Clare Memory Orchestra Festival: Workshops
23 June 2013 - 30 June 2013
glór Irish Music Centre, Causeway Link, Ennis, Co Clare
To mark the launch of the Clare Memory Orchestra’s partnership with the Arts Office of Clare County Council, a new festival featuring some of Ireland’s most talented traditional and classical musicians takes place around County Clare from June 22nd – 30th.
Free workshops with members of the Clare Memory Orchestra will be held on Sunday 23rd and Sunday 30th June in glór in Ennis. In association with glór, a free lunchtime concert will also be held each Sunday. Sunday 23rd will feature one hour workshops in flute, viola, double bass and guitar while Sunday 30th hosts workshops in uilleann pipes, cello, fiddle / violin, Irish oboe, baroque flute and bronze age horns along with a two hour workshop in conducting. Workshops in concertina and trad trumpet will be held on Saturday June 22nd at the Teach Cheoil in Ennistymon. All workshops are free and open to the public. Workshops may be specifically of interest to musicians who would be interested in joining / apprenticing with the Clare Memory Orchestra for their performance with Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill in glór in November.