Academy Classes

The Academy of Irish and Celtic Studies


The Academy of Irish and Celtic Studies offers a variety of lessons and classes taught by highly talented teaching artists, who bring many years of training and experience to their fields of study.

Members receive discounted tuition and fees.

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Term is Monday through Saturdays for 10 weeks

Spring Term: Postponed

For questions, please contact

Workshop, Event or Class Policies


Special Homeschool classes and lessons available Tuesday and Thursday afternoons:
Tuesdays: guitar, mandolin, tenor banjo
Thursdays: Scottish country dance


Winter Term:
Wood flute and harp lessons by appointment only.

Individual lessons for 10 week term

25 Min. Lessons: $22 per lesson.
50 Min. Lessons:  $44 per lesson.

Classes: 3 or more; $150 for 10-week term*
Special rates available for Children’s classes**

Current paid members of the Irish Cultural Center & McClelland Library receive 10% off classes and lessons. Members must be logged in to take advantage of their benefits. 

*A minimum of three students must register for a class to be offered. If there are less than 3 students registered, an option is available for individual lessons.

Classes for children are for those 18 years old and under.**  

Term Schedule

1PM Р9PM: Guitar, Tenor Banjo, and Mandolin lessons available by appointment.

Irish Language Classes
6:30PM – 7:30PM: Beginning Irish Language
7:30PM – 8:30PM: Intermediate Irish Language
8:30PM – 9:30PM: Advanced Conversational Irish Language- distance learning

Great Highland Bagpipes lessons available by appointment.

Celtic Harp and Irish Wooden Flute lessons available today, schedule will be determined with your instructor after registration.

Scottish Country Dance Class (Homeschool Enrichment Class)
2PM – 3PM
*Minimum of 4 students needed for a class. Multi-child discount available.

Hammered Dulcimer

Bouzouki, Irish Low Whistle, and Irish Tin Whistle lessons available by appointment.

Bouzouki, Irish Low Whistle, and Irish Tin Whistle lessons available by appointment.

Irish Celebration of Tea
September through June, one Saturday a month, time varies per class

2019-2020 Academic Year

Fall Term: Monday, September 9, 2019 – Saturday, November 16, 2019
Winter Term: Monday, January 6, 2020 – Saturday, March 14, 2020
Spring Term: Wednesday, April 1, 2020 – Saturday, June 6, 2020 (Postponed)
Summer Term: TBD 2020

For questions about our Academy of Irish and Celtic Studies classes and scheduling please email:


Music Lessons and Classes- Please note:

Music instruction is offered as a private lesson or in a class format. Music classes have a minimum enrollment number of 3 students. If 3 or more students register for a private lesson, an option will be offered to all registered students to combine into a class for a tuition reduction. Should less than the required minimum number of students register for a class, private lessons will be offered in place of the class format.


Language, Drama and Literary Arts

Special Offerings

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