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Anatomy of the Uilleann Pipes

Anatomy of the Uilleann Pipes by Tomás Ó Póil

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This workshop features a live dissection of the Uilleann Pipes whereby its complicated mechanism is demystified. Chanter, Drones, Reeds and Regulators are displayed and explored with the children. Audience participation is of course encouraged. Tomás will introduce the various types of dance tunes played in Traditional Music and the differences between them.

Advance prep required by school?


Basic physical requirements?

Materials required?

Max no of children per session?

How many sessions per day?

4 x 1hr

What age group is this workshop suitable for?

1st class and upwards.

Kildare County Council