If you live in Montreal and you’re interested in taking classes in Irish music or set and ceili dancing, Siamsa, Montreal’s School of Irish Music, is hosting a registration evening tonight at Marianopolis.
According to Siamsa’s website, it’s a chance to meet “to meet students and teachers, discuss musical instruments, our courses and play a few tunes together.”
Classes start next week. This winter season’s offerings includes classes – ranging from beginner to advanced level- in fiddle, tin whistle, flute, bodhran (Irish drum), mandolin, guitar, tenor banjo, harp, choral singing (Siamsa Singers) or set and ceili dancing.
The cost for 12 classes ranges from $115 to $160 and there’s a discount if you take a second or third class.
If you can’t make it to the registration evening tonight, you can register online and pay in cash or by cheque when your class or classes start.
When: Tonight, January 28, 2016, 7-9 p.m.
Where: Marianopolis College, 4873 Westmount Avenue in Westmount. Bus 138 takes you there.
Siamsa Facebook Page
List of classes
Who knows, maybe one day you’ll be able to play like Van Morrison or The Chieftains