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 and is supported by Arizona Community Foundation of Flagstaff. 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 tenth year of the Academy! The Academy will be July 15-19 (youth) July 15, 16, 18 (a la carte classes), 2019 in Flagstaff at Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy (3401 N. Fort Valley Rd.) with Andrew Finn Magill (fiddle, whistle, tunes), Alan Murray (accompaniment, singing), and Kari Lapins (Irish Dance, Irish Studies).
We are offering a youth camp again this year for children ages 8-15. Youth will attend classes in fiddle, whistle, singing, Irish studies, and Irish dance. No experience or instruments are required to attend. Students will need to bring a lunch.
A la carte classes will be offered July 15, 16, and 18 in Fiddle, Irish Tune Repertoire & Practicing Techniques (all melodic instruments), Traditional Accompaniment (bouzouki, guitar, cittern), and Traditional Singing.