Céad Míle Fáilte!
Welcome to the Atlanta Irish Music School home of The Atlanta Junior Ceili Band (AJCB). The AJCB was founded in 2005 to teach and promote quality traditional Irish music to children, teens and young adults in Metro Atlanta. The Atlanta Irish Music School teaches: Fiddle, Whistle, Flute, Piano Accordion, Piano, Concertina, Tenor Banjo, Mandolin, Guitar, Song and Bodhran for students ages 6 to 21 years.
The school offers Ceili Band classes twice monthly on Sunday afternoons as well as the opportunity to perform throughout the year with The Atlanta Junior Ceili Band. AJCB Students have performed at The Fox Theatre, The Woodruff Arts Center, The Emory Schwartz Center, Agnes Scott College, The Atlanta Commerce Club, The Capitol City Club, The Atlanta St. Patrick's Day Parade, The Savannah Irish Festival, The Fernbank Natural Science Museum, The Georgia Aquarium as well as several other venues and festivals around Metro-Atlanta.
Students are current and past winners of the national fleadh cheoil, local feis cheoil and national NAFC cheoil music competitions. The school offers group classes, private lessons, summer camps, recitals, concerts and ceili dances. Irish music is music for your entire family and music for a lifetime ---
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Atlanta, Georgia USA: 770-712-9334
Fall 2013-2014 Classes: Join us for next school year!
Back to School Music Party:
Sunday, September 15th
2 to 4pm, Location TBA North Atlanta
*All New and Returning Students and Families invited!
Classes meet the 1st & 3rd Sunday of each month and avoid holiday weekends. Click here for 2013-2014 Calendar.
All Students Participate in Group Class
1:30 Masters Ceili Band
2:30 Classics Ceili Band
2:30 Beginning Whistle Class
3:30 Beginning Ceili Band
Private lessons (optional) 12pm to 5pm
NEW STUDENTS: You must speak to the director and take a private lesson before joining Ceili Band Classes. Please call Ms. Katherine today to find out how to enroll and prepare for your class over summer holidays!
Audtitions for Intermediate and Advance Band
Intermediate Band: You must play 1 jig and 1 reel from list:
Reel: Crowley's or Kilarney Boys of Pleasure
Jig: Bring Back the Child or Have a Drink With me
Advanced Band: You will be asked to play 2 tunes from list
Brian Boru Clan March
Saddle the Pony Jig
Lilting Banshee Jig
Sally Gardens Reel metronomic tempo= 100
Cooley's Reel metronomic tempo= 100
*show some or developing ornamentation and phrasing*
***Videos are on AJCB page/ sheet music is on www.thesession.org. Returning Students: See the email I sent home for more information. ALL STUDENTS WILL BE PLACED IN A BAND. Please contact Katherine in you have any concerns or questions.
What Parents Are Saying about AJCB
-Mary and Paul Coffin, Alpharetta