Summer School 2017

4 Weeks of Harping with Janet Harbison

June 18-25 & June 25-July 2&
Teacher and Student Training weeks

July 2-9 & July 9-16
Festive summer school weeks

In a wonderful location:

At theBOGHILL CENTRE in the Burren, a world heritage nature reserve in Co. Clare. 

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Our Summerschool features a week full of wonderful activities including:

6 DAYS OF TUITION From 9:30am  to 1pm  

IN SMALL AND LARGE GROUPS so you are not over or under challenged! Normally, Janet trains all the groups in 20 minute intervals per hour, then the class content is consolidated by the Class Leaders (colleagues or senior students of Janet’s) with individual help as needed.  Progress is guaranteed!  

LECTURES & CONCERTS given by Janet and the Harp Centre team

WORKSHOPS in session playing, song, rhythm and dance 

TRIPS OUT every afternoon - all the options are presented at the beginning of the week and are costed separately

EXTRA ONE-ON-ONE TUITION with Janet or other members of our staff during the afternoons (Costed separately)

ACCOMMODATION & CATERING at the Boghill Centre in a variety of options including private room ensuite, and dorm room.  Catering specialises in organic vegetarian cuisine which is famous!  (Special diets catered to) 

EXTRA TUITION  one-on-one is available in the afternoons

AFTERNOON and EVENING OUTINGS (from 3pm costed separately) include

  • Guided walk in the Burren introducing the unique flora and fauna ( @ €30)
  • Trip to the Cliffs of Moher  (@ €30)
  • Trip to Fenore Beach (bring the swim togs!) (@ €20)
  • Trip to Ballyvaughan village – full of art and craft shops, restaurants  (@ €20)
  • Evening sessions to 'where it's at'!! (Pay our bus driver between €5 and €10!)

EVENINGS at Boghill include sessions with local musicians, concerts with Janet, set dancing 


  • Airport / Bus / Train transfers
  • Harp Hire

For more info,  please email us!