A Céilí in the Classroom! An Exploration of Traditional Irish Music and Dance
Saturday, January 29, 2022
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
A Céilí is a social gathering in Ireland featuring traditional Irish music, dance, and storytellingâ€” a vibrant celebration of Irish music and culture! In this session participants will explore the background and contexts for performing traditional music and dances of Ireland. Participants will learn traditional Irish dance steps for jigs and reels and accompany the dances on bodhrÃ¡n, bringing the spirit of the cÃ©ilÃ to the session and onward to the elementary general music classroom. It is recommended (but not required) for participants to attend "Jigs, Hornpipes, and Reels-Oh My! BodhrÃ¡n and Irish Trad in the Music Classroom" prior to this session.