Irish Song Workshop with Brian Ó hAirt Oct. 26th
Come explore the Irish song traditions of Ireland with Brian Ó hAirt on Thursday, October 26th at 7:30 p.m. This 90-minute workshop will focus on learning songs in English and Irish Gaelic languages from across the island of Ireland while also building attendees' knowledge about these traditions. The cost is $30 per person, and to reserve a spot, contact Brian at firstname.lastname@example.org or (314) 974-7073. After signing up, Brian will send you the address of the workshop which will be at a home in Richardson, TX. There will be an ongoing discussion about singing styles as well as a presentation of short recorded examples of source singers to demonstrate these styles. Also focused on in this workshop will be the basic stylistic elements of Irish singing including background, phrasing, ornamentation, rhythm, and presentation. Songs will be learned in a call-response manner to ensure that attendees walk away with songs mostly memorized. Lyric sheets will be supplied but attendees should bring with them a recording device.