Lessons

Adult traditional group dances

Greater Washington Ceili Club
set dances and ceili dances
Silver Spring, MDPaul O’Donnell301-649-6410
Ring of Kerry Irish Dancers
ceili dances and set dances
Gaithersburg, MD
Tuesday Night Ceili Club
ceili dances and set dances
Fairfax, VAHugh Conway


Traditional Irish Music

Group Classes

Washington Conservatory of MusicDC metro area
Baltimore-Washington Academy of Irish CultureDC/Baltimore metro area
Sligo Creek Hedge SchoolDC metro area301-655-0103
Baltimore Irish Arts CenterBaltimore metro area443-629-8699

Individual Classes

Keith Carrprivate lessons on bouzouki and Irish tenor banjo
in Falls Church, VA
703-969-6909
Tina Eck   private lessons on Irish flute and tin whistle
in Cabin John, MD Zoom classes available.
202-812-8614
Mitch Fanningprivate lessons on fiddle
in Silver Spring, MD
301-565-3657
Elise KressPrivate lessons on Irish flute and tin whistle
in Alexandria, VA
703-522-2866
Pauline Lerner    private lessons on fiddle
in Rockville, MD
301-770-0973
Alex Catonprivate lessons on fiddle
in Charlottesville/Gordonsville area
434-989-4591
Brian Conwayprivate lessons on fiddle
Zoom classes
New York City

Stepdance teachers

Boyle School of Irish Dance3 Northern VA locationsAlannah Boyle Sweeney, ADCRG and Ellen Boyle Gibbons, ADCRG.703-791-0800
Culkin School of Traditional Irish DanceGlen Echo and Rockville, MDSean Culkin, TCRG301-593-9600
District Irish Dance AcademyWashington, DCJoe Duffy. TCRG301-512-7355
Foley Academy of Irish DanceReston, VAShannon Foley Dilles, TCRG703-375-9369
Hunt School of Irish DanceCrofton, MDSheila Hunt Murray, TCRG410-212-7955
Hurley School of Irish DanceLaytonsville MDAnnie Hurley Morrison, ADCRG
Maple Academy of Irish DanceVienna, VA and Annapolis, MDBill Maple, ADCRG and Marnie O’Callaghan-Maple ADCRG
McGrath Academy of Irish Dance7 VA and MD locationsLauren McGrath Dutton, ACDRG703-772-1236
McHale School of Irish DanceLutherville, MDLinda McHale Poggi, TCRG410-252-8459
O’Connor School of Irish DanceParkville, MDCasey O’Connor Kelly, TCRG
O’Grady Quinlan Academy of Irish DanceOwings, MDJoanie Feeney Ohrt, TCRG
O’Neill-James School of Irish DancingArlington and Falls Church, VALaureen O’Neill James
ADCRG TCRG
703-241-1978
Teelin School of Irish DanceColumbia, MDMaureen Berry, TCRG and
Kathleen Young, TCRG
443-629-7808
Shannon Dunne Dance (teaching sean-nos steps)DC metro301-384-3451