Boston's Comhaltas Music School

CCÉ Boston Music School provides beginner to advanced group lessons for children, teens, and adults in

Irish Traditional music. We have a first-class roster of teachers who are professional musicians living in the Boston area, and who have performed all over the world.  We offer 2 10-week semesters in the Fall and Spring.  Instruments taught include banjo, bodhran, bouzouki, button accordion, concertina, flute, guitar, harp, mandolin, sean nos singing (in English and Irish), tinwhistle, and uilleann pipes. We also offer ensemble classes for students interested in playing and performing music together, and free teacher-led sessions for our enrolled students. Need an instrument? We do offer a range of rental instruments and have tinwhistles for sale. 

Classes take place on Saturday mornings at the St. Columbkille Partnership School in Brighton.  For more information, please check out our list of Frequently Asked QuestionsFor the latest News, check out our News and Announcements page. If you'd like to be on our mailing list for announcements, you can sign up here: Subscribe!

CCÉ Boston Music School, founded in 1997, is sponsored by the Reynolds-Hanafin-Cooley Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann, which is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to preserving traditional Irish music, song, dance, language, and culture. 


Recent Announcements

  • NO CLASS AT CCE TOMORROW, 10/31 Hello all! There will be no class tomorrow at CCE, due to a parish event at the St. Couumbkille School. See you next Saturday!
    Posted Oct 30, 2015, 4:40 PM by Lisa Coyne
  • Placement Day for Fiddle Students September 19 Hello Fiddle Students!On Saturday Sept 19, we are asking all fiddle students (with the exception of the youngsters in the 9:30 "Fiddle Kids" classes - those will happen at 9:30-10am) to come in for "placement day" to help the teachers put folks in appropriate groups that will facilitate optimal learning and class experiences.  Due to large numbers, we may want to split some classes to ensure that all of you get the level of instructor attention that you wish.  This will involve coming in, meeting the teachers, and playing a tune for them. If you consider yourself (or your child) a beginner or advanced beginner, please come in at 10am.  If you consider yourself intermediate or advanced ...
    Posted Sep 15, 2015, 7:07 PM by Lisa Coyne
  • YIKES! Last day to register for classes before late fees begin! Haven't registered yet? Take some time today to get that sorted!  Please note that you don't have to pay for classes until the first day (or you can mail us a check if you wish!). Even if you aren't sure what class/level, we can help you sort that out on our "Placement Day" on the first day of classes (more on that later!). For now, here's our registration page link: you all on September 19th!
    Posted Sep 4, 2015, 4:36 AM by Lisa Coyne
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