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.

Are you a member?

 

Term is Monday through Saturdays for 10 weeks

Term begins April 1, 2019. Registration is now Open!

Download the registration form below and return it to Academy@azirish.org or bring it to the first class.

Download the Academy Registration Form 2018

Workshop, Event or Class Policies

Individual lessons for 10 week term

25 Min. Lessons: Members $20 per lesson, Non-Members $22 per lesson.
50 Min. Lessons: Members $40 per lesson, Non-Members $44 per lesson.

Some music teachers offer classes as well as individual lessons at a reduced rate. A minimum of three students must register for a class to be offered.

Classes: 3 or more; 10 weeks, Members $135, Non-Members $150

Term Schedule

Irish Step Dance Class for children
5:30PM – 6:30PM

Irish Ceili Dance Class
6:30PM – 7:30PM

Irish Step Dance Class for adults
7:30PM – 8:30PM

Bodhran Lessons
By appointment

Beginning Guitar, Intermediate Guitar, Beginning Tenor Banjo, and Beginning Mandolin lessons available today, schedule will be determined with your instructor after registration.

Irish Language Classes novice, intermediate, and advanced
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm: Beginning Irish Language
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm: Intermediate Irish Language
8:30 pm – 9:30 pm: Advanced Irish Language

Bouzouki, Irish Low Whistle, Irish Tin Whistle, Beginning Guitar, Intermediate Guitar, Beginning Tenor Banjo, Beginning Mandolin, and Great Highland Bagpipes lessons available today, schedule will be determined with your instructor after registration.

 Celtic Harp, Irish Wood Flute, Piano/Keyboard, and Vocal Performance (Singing) lessons available today, schedule will be determined with your instructor after registration.

Scottish Country Dance Class

1:00-2:00 pm
7:00-8:00 pm

Celtic Fiber Arts
7:00-9:00 pm

Irish Celebration of Tea
September through December, every third Saturday, 1:30PM – 3PM

On the Druids
September through May, every fourth Saturday 2:00PM – 3:30PM

For questions about our Academy of Irish and Celtic Studies classes and scheduling please email: academy@azirish.org

 

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.

Dance

Language, Drama and Literary Arts

Special Offerings

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