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2017 Class Descriptions

Whether you’re an advanced player
First Time at MAD Week?
MAD Week Instrumental Program
Advanced Fiddle (combined youth &
Intermediate Fiddle
a.m. adult: Tony DeMarco
Beginning Fiddle
a.m. adult: Joe DeZarn
Flute, Whistle & Uilleann Pipes
Advanced Flute & Whistle, teacher
Intermediate Flute & Whistle with
Beginning Flute & Whistle with
Penny Whistle for Absolute Beginners
Penny Whistle for Intermediate Players
Uilleann Pipes, teacher TBA (a.m.
Fretted Instruments
Guitar Accompaniment (Standard Tuning) with
Guitar Accompaniment (DADGAD) with Josh
Tenor Banjo & Mandolin (intermed/adv)
Reeds - Concertina, Accordion &
Concertina, Intermediate/Advanced with Gearóid Ó
Concertina, Beginning/Intermediate with Alex Boatright
Button Accordion with Billy McComiskey
Harmonica with Don Meade (Thursday
Bodhran (Irish drum) with Jesse
Finding Your Own Voice in
Irish Song Circle, teacher TBA
MAD Week Dance Program
Whether you're an accomplished dancer
Morning Dance Classes (10:00-11;20 a.m.)
Sean-nós Dance Master Class with
Beginning Sean-nos Dance with Jackie
Lunchtime Dance Electives & Workshops
Tap for All Levels with
Sean-nos Dance for All Levels
Two Hand/Social Dances for All
Afternoon Dance Classes (1:30-2:50 p.m.)
Old Style Step for All
Set Dancing and Battering with
Other MAD Week Classes &
Lecture Series with Gearóid Ó
Introduction to Irish Language with
Irish Traditional Music - Music
Session Player Boot Camp, teacher
Introduction to Gaelic Sports (lunchtime
Crazy Kids Music & Games
Celtic Arts & Crafts with
Aftercare with Ann Nelligan (4:00-6:00
Daycare for Toddlers
Introduction to Irish Language with
MAD Week

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