Liverpool Irish Festival and TG4 bring you three exceptional masterclasses with (recent) past Gradam Ceoil winners and experts in the fields of accordion, fiddle and concertina.
These classes are for existing musicians to sharpen their skills with the assistance a leading musician. Places are limited to allow for close tuition within small groups.
To apply, you will need to send your name, contact details, level of musical training/professional equivalent, masterclass choice and reason for wanting to attend to [email protected] with the subject: TG4Masterclass.
It is important we collect this information so that the artists can come prepared with ideas for the session and an understanding of the skill set in the room. Places operate on a first-come, first-served basis. This is a rare opportunity to meet a remarkable artist, gain from their experience and hone your skills.
Session times run as follows:
- 12pm – Conor Connolly (Gradam Ceoil Young Traditional Musician of the Year, 2019) on accordion
- 1.30 pm – Clare Friel* (Gradam Ceoil Young Traditional Musician of the Year, 2018) on fiddle
- 3pm – Liam O’Brien (Gradam Ceoil Young Traditional Musician of the Year, 2017) on concertina.
Gradam Ceoil Masterclasses run at 12pm (Conor Connolly, accordion), 1.30pm (Clare Friel, fiddle) and 3pm (Liam O’Brien, concertina) on Wed 23 Oct, not at 12pm, 2pm and 4pm as printed in the #LIF2019 brochure.
* Not Doireann Ní Ghlacáin (TG4 presenter) as cited in very early listings. We apologise for any disappointment.
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