St. Patrick’s Day

Traditional Irish music can bring even the most stoic audience to tears. This St. Patrick's Day, explore the lilting flutes and mournful ballads of the Emerald Isle with a interactive and inspiring music lesson.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have class members play their songs in a special St. Patrick's Day concert
  • Bring in traditional Irish instruments on which to play the compositions
Classroom Considerations

  • Prompts participants to draft their compositions on Midi and transfer them to Skoog, but the basic lesson would work with any music composing software
  • Learners should have some proficiency with music theory and composition
  • Some links do not work, but the materials can be replaced with accessible resources
Pros

  • A fun way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day in a music composition class
Cons

  • None