It’s a good day to announce our upcoming Midwest and Canadian workshops. these workshops will be on Zoom and are open to current members of the Midwest and both Canada regions. We are proud to present such world class talent for these workshops and also excited to provide dancers with a new and different online workshop experience. You’ll be able to learn new footwork and show it off once we’re all back to dancing together.
March 28 at 11:30 CT: Fiddle workshop with Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh of Altan.
MAIRÉAD NÍ MHAONAIGH Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh was born and raised in the heartland of the Gaoth Dobhair Gaeltacht in Donegal. She is a native speaker and learnt her songs and tunes from her family and neighbours. Mairéad is internationally known as one of the most important fiddle players that play in the unique Donegal style. Reserve your spot by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and branch (if you are a member). Not a member? Contact us for more info on how to be part of this rare chance to learn from Mairéad.
Set Dancers! Join us for this three part series on footwork: April 18, 25 and May 2 at 11:30-12:30 CT with Pádraig McEneany
Pádraig McEneany is one of the most popular and sought after Set Dance Masters on the Irish dance scene. Pádraig hails from South Armagh, his wife Róisín from Dublin, but together they make their home in Termonfechin, Co Louth and have been dancing together since they met 24 years ago. This is a unique chance to work on your footwork so that when the music starts post lockdown you will be ready to show off your best moves. Pádraig will focus the camera on his feet so that you can learn the finer points of set dancing footwork. Reserve your spot by emailing email@example.com with your name and branch (if you are a member). Not a member? Contact us for more info on how to be part of this groundbreaking virtual series.