Féis Cape Breton is administered by the Celtic Music Interpretive Centre with administrative support from the Celtic Colours Festival Society. The Féis' mission is to reignite the passion and revitalize interest and participation in traditional Gaelic music and culture by helping youth (and other interested age groups) develop skills in a natural way, encourage self-directed learning, provide opportunities for playing and performance and to connect with community at cultural events through a diverse program of shared activities across Nova Scotia. Feeding the grass roots will ensure our culture remains a vibrant and living tradition for generations to come.


YOUTH MUSIC MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

As part of its youth initiatives, Féis Cape Breton is pleased to offer a yearly Youth Music Mentorship Program, open to youth aged 12-18 from across the province. Students are mentored in their chosen musical discipline (Fiddle, Piano, Guitar, Highland Bagpipes) by some of the most highly respected musicians in their field.

Along with the concentrated mentoring sessions, social activities are scheduled throughout the 5 month program to enhance skills learned with the mentors and allow participants opportunities for music sharing in community and social settings. The purpose is not to replace lessons participants are already potentially involved with, but to supplement their learning and musical skill development.

For information about the Youth Music Mentorship Program or other
Féis Cape Breton events, contact us at: info(at)feiscapebreton.com

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UPCOMING EVENTS:
2017 Mentorship Program

Feb 4: Mentorship Session - Whycocomagh
Mar 4: Mentorship Session - Whycocomagh

Apr 1
Mentorship Session - Whycocomagh
May 6: Mentorship Session - Whycocomagh
Jun 3:  Mentorship Session - Whycocomagh

 

 

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Municipality of the County of Inverness
Nova Scotia Communities, Culture & Heritage
Office of Gaelic Affairs
Gaelic Council of Nova Scotia