MONDAY - FRIDAY, August 15-19, 2016
MUSIC • ART & CRAFT • DANCE • LANGUAGE • CULTURE • CRAIC!
HELD EVERY YEAR DURING THE WEEK BEFORE MILWAUKEE IRISH FEST
The Irish Fest Summer School features classes that showcase the rich culture, history and traditions of Ireland and Irish America, past and present. Come learn to play the Irish fiddle, flute, tin whistle, guitar, harp, Celtic music styles, and more from master musicians. Or take a discussion class and learn about Irish history, Irish language, and culture! Our Celtic arts classes offer hands-on learning for everyone!
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Thank you to all the students and instructors that made the 2015 Irish Fest Summer School such a fantastic week! And many thanks to our wonderful, fantastic, and brilliant volunteers who worked year round to put the School together. And yet more thanks to our partners, the Wauwatosa Woman's Club and St. Matthews for their hospitality and facilities. Go raibh mile maith agaibh!
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