Westport Scoil Cheoil (Westport Music School) is a week-long traditional Irish summer school which runs every July. The aim of the week long music school set in the beautiful, historic Atlantic coastal town of Westport is to facilitate all ages and competencies to learn Irish music at this renowned summer school.
Westport Scoil Cheoil is now recognised as a major traditional Irish music, song and dance event in Ireland. Attendance at this week long July summer-school is officially recognized as CPD (Continuous-Professional-Development) for teachers, by the Irish Government, The-Department-of-Education-and-Skills. Attendance, is not however, confined to teachers and many people from diverse nationalities attend, with ages ranging from 4 years to 84 years of age!
Emer Mayock & Karl Doherty
Sean-nós dancing (all levels)
Instruction is available on these Instruments
All levels catered for on all instruments
Veidhlín / Fiddle
Bosca ceoil / Button Accordion
Consairtín / Concertina
Feadóg Mhór / Flute
Cruit / Harp
Banjo / Mandolin
Feadóg Stáin / Tin Whistle
Damhsa ar an sean nós / Sean nós dancing
Amhránaíocht / Singing