All our guests can avail of music tuition throughout the year whilst homestaying in our rural location in Leitrim. We have fully qualified music teachers with years of experience in Irish Music offering intensive music lessons. We cater for beginners or intermediate students of tin whistle, harp, fiddle, concertina, accordian, uileann pipes, banjo, mandolin, bodhran, flute, banjo as well as traditional Irish singing lessons.
All our homestay families are based close to Drumshanbo which hosts the Joe Mooney school of Irish traditional music. A popular Irish music festival where the stars of the show are the tutors and students of an array of instruments. Its possible to spend 5 mornings a week doing intensive music lessons leaving the afternoons and evenings free for the traditional sessions that take place throughout the town. Students are encouraged to join in the sessions in the numerous pubs and centres. The streets of the town of Drumshanbo positively hum as they become one big music session.
Its possible to listen to 3 different sessions in different corners of the one pub at the same time and be entralled....! We arrange airport collection, homestay accommodation with local families and transport to and from classes and pub sessions. Throughout the year we also arrange one to one music lessons in all Irish instruments with acclaimed traditional Irish musicians
Why not study music in Ireland, Homestay with a local family and enjoy the craic at the festival, all the time increasing your knowledge of Irish Traditional Music.