Music School

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Traditional Irish Music Instruction

The Boston Comhaltas Music School provides instruction for adults and children in fiddle, flute, tin whistle, button accordion, guitar, bodhran, harp, tenor banjo, mandolin, singing, C/G anglo concertina, and uilleann pipes. We teach classes for adults and children on Saturday mornings (during the regular school year) at the St. Columbkille Partnership School in Brighton.

Patrick Hutchinson teaching piping class Fall 2014 Boston CCE Music School
Patrick Hutchinson teaching piping class Fall 2014 at Boston CCE Music School

Fall classes begin in early to mid September and run for 10 Saturdays. Spring classes start in January and run through May. Check the calendar for updates. Register for classes at the CCE Boston Music School.

Young Irish Traditional Musicians

Dedicated to the preservation of traditional Irish music, Comhaltas works assiduously in teaching music to the young. Youthful musicians, under the auspices of the Reynolds-Hanafin-Cooley Branch, have performed in world championship competitions in Ireland, bringing honor to themselves and to their teachers and proving to the world the continuing love of Ireland and her music in America.

School Affilliations

The school is operated in affiliation with Boston College Irish Studies Program and the Harvard University Celtic Program. For a brochure: Call (617) 863-0548.

Music School Blog

View posts on this site about the Boston CCE Music School.

School Website

Students and teachers view the school’s website for class schedules and the latest news.

Trad Youth Exchange Project

The Trad Youth Exchange project has grown out of the music school and is a program that was developed  by Mary MacNamara from Tulla & Lisa Coyne from Boston to bring youth together both musically and culturally to build friendships & understanding between the young American & Irish musicians. Read more about the Trad Youth Exchange on their Facebook Page

Non-Profit Organization

The Boston CCE Music School operates was established with the express purpose of teaching and preserving Irish traditional music in the Boston area and is organized under the Reynolds, Hanafin, Cooley Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, a 501c3 non-profit organization.

The music school operates on tight margins. Donations are appreciated, and will be put to good use towards scholarships, extra classes/sessions for students, and maintenance of the school rental instruments.

Thanks for your support in keeping the tradition alive!