“Minooka is an amazing community and we’ve had a lot of requests from parents and adult students in that area so we're happy to bring the music to them!"
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 22, 2015
The Irish Music School of Chicago is expanding its reach in the Chicagoland area by bringing traditional Irish music classes to Minooka, IL. Classes will be offered to both children and adults on fiddle, tin whistle and banjo on Saturdays at St. Mary's Catholic Church (303 W. St. Mary's St., Minooka).
Group classes are available when three or more students are enrolled and pre-registration is required. Private instruction is also provided by request. Group classes cost $20 per hour for children and $23 per hour for adults. Private instruction costs $30 for 30 minutes; $45 for 45 minutes and $60 for 60 minutes.
“We’re very excited to have a new home for traditional Irish music classes in the western suburbs,” said Sean Cleland, executive director of the Irish Music School of Chicago. “Minooka is an amazing community and we’ve had a lot of requests from parents and adult students in that area so we're happy to bring the music to them!"
The Irish Music School of Chicago, a non-profit organization, preserves the living tradition of Irish music, song and dance by creating opportunities for different generations to come together, play and learn from each other. This is known as Ó Ghlúin go Glúin, or from generation to generation. The School provides the opportunity for students and fans to celebrate these traditions and keep alive the great history of this music in Chicago and surrounding areas.
For more information on traditional Irish music lessons and to register for classes or private lessons, please visit http://www.irishmusicschool.org, email info(at)irishmusicschool(dot)org or call 773-412-5082.
About the Irish Music School of Chicago
The Irish Music School of Chicago is a leader in teaching traditional Irish music to students of all ages by utilizing the traditional methods of teaching by ear and telling the stories behind the tunes, and the significance of being part of a living musical community. As a not-for-profit organization, the Irish Music School is committed to maintaining the strong tradition of Irish music, song and dance, to involve more people in the community of Irish music, and ensure that this type of music does not disappear in Chicago and the United States.