Celtic Harp Workshop & Concert

Event Date: 
05/14/2014 - 16:00
Event Description ENG: 

Gráinne Hambly and William Jackson are two of the foremost harpers of Ireland and Scotland. Combining their extraordinary talents on harp as well as concertina, tin whistle and bouzouki, these Masters of the Celtic Harp have been performing all over the country and dazzling audiences with their artistry.
Gráinne Hambly and William Jackson will visit Montreal on May 14th. An event not to be missed, be sure to register for one or both of the workshops offered, and hear these incredible performers live in concert!
Date: Wednesday May 14th, 2014
Venue: Cote-des-Neiges Presbyterian Church, 3435 Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
4:00-5:30pm William Jackson
5:45-7:15pm Gráinne Hambly
*Workshops are taught in the traditional style, “by ear”, although written music can be provided at the end of the workshop. You’ll learn about different types of ornamentation used in Irish & Scottish music and how to apply them to a basic melody. Approaches to creating interesting and stylistically appropriate arrangements will also be covered.
Concert: 8:00pm
Admission Fees:
1 workshop: $40 (Harpissimo member: $35)
2 workshops: $70 (Harpissimo member: $60)
Concert – adult: $20 (Harpissimo member: $18)
Concert – student (under 25): $15 (Harpissimo member: $13)

Event organizer: Susan Toman



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