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Harp and mandolin to be added to BCFE’s instrument making strand

BCFE is pleased to announce that commencing September 2020 the
Harp and Mandolin/Mandola will be added to the college’s instrument
making strand. The Instrument Making strand runs in conjunction with the college’s existing Higher National Diploma in Irish Traditional Music performance programme, (Ceoltóir). This unique course is run in cooperation with Na Píobairí Uilleann and is a continuation of a suc-
cessful partnership which continues to teach the skills of Uilleann Pipe making, Flute and Whistle making to BCFE students.

This level 6 programme in Musical Instrument Making and Performance is of 2 years duration and in 2020 will offer, Uilleann Pipe making, Harp making, and Mandolin/Mandola making. All instrument making classes will be taught in Na Píobairí Uilleann’s PipeCraftTraining Centre, Clonshaugh, D17.

For more details, see BCFE Instrument Making Brochure 2020

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