Grand Canyon Celtic Arts Academy is an organization founded in 2009 dedicated to providing education of Celtic Arts in Flagstaff, Arizona. The Academy is project of Northern Arizona Celtic Heritage Society. It is founded and directed by Kari Lapins, founder of Living Traditions Presentations and 2012 Viola Award Winner for Music. We are very excited to be entering our ninth year of the Academy! The Academy will be July 10-14 (youth) 11-13 (teens and adults), 2017 on the Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy campus with The Recollective providing instruction.
We are offering a youth camp again this year for children ages 8-15. Youth will attend classes in fiddle, whistle, bodhrán/percussion, singing, and Irish dance. No experience or instruments are required to attend.
We will be offering evening workshops on Monday, July 10 from 7-9pm in fiddle, DADGAD Guitar, Intro to Irish Whistle (Instrument provided), and Intro to bodhrán/percussion (some instruments provided).
Teen and adult classes are offered in DADGAD Guitar, Tenor Banjo/Mandolin, Fiddle, Whistle/Flute, Bodhrán/Percussion, Singing (all levels), with beginning levels available in Whistle, Bodhrán/Percussion, and Fiddle (new this year).