Irish Fest School Of Music

Private lessons, group classes and workshops in Irish music for students of varying ages and abilities.

In keeping with our mission to promote Irish music and culture, Milwaukee Irish Fest is proud to sponsor The Milwaukee Irish Fest School of Music. Opened in the fall of 2002 at the beautiful Milwaukee Irish Fest center, a dedicated faculty of musicians has come together to offer instruction in instrumental Irish traditional dance music to students of all ages.

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Fall Semester 2016:

The 12 week Fall semester runs Mondays and Wednesdays from the week of September 12 to week of December 5 with the week of November 21 off for Thanksgiving. Make up week will be the week of December 12.

Note: students can start private lessons at any time of the year.

 

Guest Blog

Guest Blog: 4 Steps to Inhabiting Your Irish Music Repertoire - Shannon Heaton

4 Steps to Inhabiting Your Irish Music Repertoire by Shannon Heaton

Session

What Is An Irish Session? - Blog - Irish Fest School of Music

Blog post: What Is An Irish Session?

Workshop

Irish Music Workshop with Shannon Heaton - May 7, 2016 Milwaukee

Learn a tune, make a practice plan, become a better session player!

Enroll

Enroll - Milwaukee Irish Fest School of Music

New and returning students sign up here!

Tunes

Family Session Tunes Feb 2016 - Milwaukee Irish Fest School of Music

Check out the Irish tunes played at our monthly Family Session! Updated February 2016.

Tips

Tips for Practicing Irish Music - Blog - Irish Fest School of Music

New blog post: Tips for Practicing Irish Music

New Class

Intro to Irish Fiddle 1 - Milwaukee Irish Fest School of Music

Intro to Irish Fiddle, Jan. 25 - Feb. 29, 2016

Tin Whistle Players

5 Irish Tin Whistle Players You Need To Hear - Blog Milwaukee Irish Fest School of Music

5 Irish Tin Whistle Players You Need To Hear

Fiddle Players

5 Irish Fiddle Players You Need To Hear - Blog Milwaukee Irish Fest School of Music

5 Irish Fiddle Players You Need To Hear

Classes

Classes - Milwaukee Irish Fest School of Music

Instruments currently taught

Faculty

Faculty - Milwaukee Irish Fest School of Music

Meet the instructors and their music.

Resources

Resources - Milwaukee Irish Fest School of Music

Instrument FAQs, audio playlists, and more!

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