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Irish Fiddle & Dance (all levels)

Monday, June 16, 2014 - Friday, June 20, 2014
Metropolitan Strings Academy Performance Center 12015 Strang Line Rd. OlatheKS  66062
Monday, June 16, 2014 - Friday, June 20, 2014
Metropolitan Strings Academy Performance Center 12015 Strang Line Rd. OlatheKS  66062

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Calling all beginning/intermediate/advanced violinists, violists, cellists, and bassists-- ages 7-19! (Students will be grouped by age and skill level.) Learn traditional Irish fiddle tunes! Study ornamentation, slides, rolls and traditional fiddle styles throughout the morning. Learn the basics of traditional Irish Dance in the afternoon. (No prior dance experience necessary!) Prepare a soft shoe reel, jig, and an exciting hard shoe reel for the Friday night concert showcase! Explore the history of traditional Irish music, dance and costuming and create your own Irish Dance costume! Session Includes: Sheet Music, Daily Snack, T-Shirt, Craft/Costume Supplies. Friday Night Showcase Recital: June 20-- 7pm ***Students are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and ballet or tap shoes. Traditional Irish dance shoes are available for purchase as a camp "add-on". While traditional shoes are the most ideal option for Irish dancing, a shoe purchase is not required. ***Beginning strings players who do not yet have an instrument may borrow a camp instrument free of charge. Visit driscolldancers.com for more information about the Driscoll School of Irish Dance.

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  • Metropolitan Strings Academy

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Metropolitan Strings Academy Performance Center 12015 Strang Line Rd. OlatheKS  66062
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