Workshops with Úna Monaghan

Sunday July 17, 2016

McKibbins Irish Pub (Upstairs)
1426, rue Bishop
Montreal, QC, H3G 2E6

Úna Monaghan is an Irish harper, composer and sound artist, from Belfast.
She won an All-Ireland Fleadh title on harp aged 15 and has since performed
worldwide. She was a member of the Belfast and Irish harp Orchestras from
1996 - 2001. She holds a PhD in New Technologies and Experimental Practices
in Contemporary Irish Traditional Music. Her work has involved combining
traditional music with computer music and technology, bronze sculpture,
theatre, and improvisation. This summer she is artist in residence at the
Institute For the Public Life of Arts and Ideas at McGill University,
funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the Ireland Canada
University Fund. While in Montréal she will be giving some traditional
music workshops in association with the Siamsa School of Irish Music.

These workshops are made possible through the support of 

Arts Council of Northern Ireland and  the Ireland Canada University Fund 

There is no charge to attend or participate in these events

Schedule - July 17, 2016

Concertina Workshop

Irish dance music on harp, for recent beginners
This workshop will feature an emphasis on quality of technique over
quantity of tunes covered.

2pm - 2.15 Break

Intermediate - Advanced level Irish harp
This workshop is for harpers with some years' playing experience - eg could
cover music by Turlough O'Carolan, information on the creation of your own
arrangement / left hand accompaniment, or more advanced Irish traditional
dance music.

3.30 - 4pm
Short harp recital by Úna, including a selection of traditional music,
O'Carolan music and Úna's own compositions


More info about  Úna Monaghan

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1quHS_brUA