On Tuesday special guest tutor, the renowned Master of traditional fiddle Matt Cranitch will visit us for Workshop#2 for an informative lesson. Matt Cranitch, Phd, is renowned at home in Ireland and abroad as an Irish traditional fiddle-player, teacher, lecturer and author. He has performed extensively with various groups at concerts and festivals, as well as on radio and television, and has made a number of highly-acclaimed recordings. He has also presented many lectures, master-classes and workshops on various aspects of Irish traditional music.

 Tuesday evening we will join a lively session in Wallis’ Bar and will bring a cello or more to join in…

 Wednesday evening we will go into Cork to explore a little and visit one (or more) of the bars running the popular Lee Sessions

For more information on the beautiful seaside hotel where you will be staying, do visit their website! Garryvoe Hotel

 You will have access to the luxurious Health Club which has a Jogging Ring, Swimming Pool, Sauna, Steam Room, Jacuzzi, Outdoor Hot Tub & Fully Equipped Gym.

 Add to all that the sublime walks on the beach and you will certainly feel the wonderful benefits of an Irish Cello Retreat!

lovely airy and bright room to work in:


Get inspired, loosen your body with great technical tricks and tips, expand your repertoire and play the way you want to hear!



“She was incredibly welcoming and both perceptive and supportive in her teaching. It was a real pleasure to meet and spend time with her, cello in hand.”