Saturday, 14 January 2012

Winter Classes At The Gaelic College In Cape Breton

Leasanan A' Gheamhraidh (Winter Classes)A'Cholaisde Ghàidhlig will be offering a 10-week session of Winter Classes for adults and children.

Lessons will begin on Thursday evening, January 19th and run through until March 22nd, 2012. Price is $120 for a 10 week Registration ($12/lesson). Children must be 7 years of age to register. We encourage pre-registration for the 10 weeks. Course information is as follows:

Beginner Fiddle (must bring your own fiddle)

Beginner StepDancing (no clickers please)

Beginner Guitar (must bring your own guitar)

Gaidhlig aig Baile (GAB Immersion methodology / All levels)


Intermediate Fiddle

Intermediate StepDancing

Intermediate Guitar

Oran Gàidhlig (Gaelic Song)

Instructors:Gaelic: Emily MacKinnon

Fiddle: Boyd MacNeil and Dawn Beaton

Step-Dancing: Lisa MacNeil and Margie Beaton

Guitar: Paul MacDonald

Winter Gaelic Weekend

February 24 - 26, 2012

A Weekend of GAB Immersion Instruction■All With A "Winter" Theme

■All Levels Of Instruction
■Song Workshops
■Traditional Winter Supper
■Gaelic House-Ceilidh
■Guest Speaker
■Story-Telling Session With English Translation
■Participants can choose to live in for the weekend or attend as a day student. Students traveling from a distance can also arrange to stay over Friday evening. Additional fees will apply.

March Break Fun Camp (General Info)MARCH 9, 10, 11, 12, 2012

The Gaelic College in St. Ann's will be conducting its’ March Break Workshop beginning Friday, March 9th.. Registration is Friday evening and classes will run on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. For more information visit or email: or phone (902) 295-3411 ext. 222


To quickly navigate our March Break Workshop page, please go to the website and click on the links.

Disciplines, Levels & Instructors






Shelly Campbell, Dave MacIsaac

Gaelic Song

All levels

Joanne Rankin MacIntyre, Bernard Cameron



Melanie Craig MacDonald

Cape Breton Piano


Susan MacLean

Cape Breton Piping


Kenneth MacKenzie, Paul K. MacNeil

Guitar Accompaniment


Dave MacIsaac


See Guidelines

Joanne Rankin MacIntyre, Bernard Cameron

Highland Dance

H5, H4, H3, H2, H1

Kelly MacArthur

Gaelic Drama

See Guidelines

Joanne Rankin MacIntyre, Bernard Cameron

Tracey MacNeil

Director of Education & Programming
A'Cholaisde Ghàidhlig / The Gaelic College
P.O. Box 80, Englishtown, NS
B0C 1H0
1(902) 295-3411 ext. 222

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