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 Barton, president of Living Traditions Presentations and 2012 Viola Award Winner for Music. We are very excited to be entering our seventh year of the Academy! The Academy will be July 13-17 (children) 14-16 (teens and adults), 2015 on the Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy campus.
Our instructors are Cassie & Maggie MacDonald and Gordan Gower. They will be teaching courses in Flute, Whistle, Cape Breton Fiddle, DADGAD Guitar, Cape Breton Piano Accompaniment, Cape Breton Step and Square Dancing, Traditional Nova Scotia Songs, and Irish Music 101. Beginning classes are offered in Whistle, Dance, Songs, and Irish Music 101.
We are offering a children’s week again this year for children ages 8-15. They will get to learn fiddle, whistle, dance, Irish Music 101, Piano, Music Mind Games, and singing.