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Team Splits

TRADITIONAL SET SPLITS

#61 U8 MAY 1, 2011

#62 U9 JUNE 25, 2010

#63 U10 JUNE 25, 2009

#64 U11 JULY 11, 2008

#65 U12 AUGUST 2, 2007

#66 U13 AUGUST 5, 2006

The date listed is the last date of birth for the A split. 

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SYLLABUS

Friday 11/22

 

7:30 Warm-Ups in Practice room. 

 

9:00 Girls U13 (A), Bailey Round 1

9:00 Trad Set U11 (D), Priscilla

9:45 Girls U12 (C) Colleen, Nina, Madeline Round 1

10:15 Girls U11 (A) Annabelle, Delaney, Teagan, Violet Round 1

11:00 Girls U13 (A), Bailey Round 2

11:15 Girls U12 ©, Colleen, Nina, Madeline Round 2

11:45 Trad Set U10A (D), Sonja, Autumn, Amelia

12:30 Trad Set U10B (D) Addison

12:30 Girls U11 (A), Annabelle, Delaney, Teagan, Violet Round 2

1:15 Trad Set U7 (D) Grace

1:30 Girls U13 (A), Bailey Round 3

2:00, Girls U12 © , Colleen, Nina, Madeline Round 3

3:15 Girls U11 (A) Annabelle, Delaney, Teagan, Violet Round 3

3:30 Trad Set U8A (D), Will, Leila, Chloe, Lauren

4:00 Trad Set U9B (D) Annie

 

Saturday 11/23

 

7:15 Warm-Ups in Practice Room

 

8:15 Boys U15 (A), Jonathan Round 1

8:30 Girls U16 (A), Charlotte Round 1

9:00 Trad Set U12A (D), Niamh

9:30 Trad U15 (D), Erika

10:00 Trad U12B (D), Emily, Kateri, Lexi

10:45 Boys U15 (A), Jonathan Round 2

11:00 Girls U16 (A), Charlotte Round 2

11:45 Trad U13B (D), Tanner & Patrick

12:30 Boys U15 (D), Jonathan Round 3

1:15 Trad U16 (D) Leanna

2:00 Girls U16 (A), Charlotte Round 3

5:30 Mass in Ballroom D

Sunday 11/24

 

8:00 Warm-Up in Practice Room. (Please arrive dressed)

 

9:00 U12A, 4Hand Team C (B) Emily, Niamh, Addison, Autumn

 

9:00 U12B, 4Hand Team B (C), Annabelle, Violet, Priscilla, Sonja

        U12B, 4Hand Team A (C), Madeline, Delaney, Teagan, Nina

 

9:45 Girls Ceili U12 (C) Madeline, Delaney, Teagan, Nina, Annabelle, Violet, Priscilla, Sonja

 

10:45 U10 Mixed 4 Hand (A), Leila, Will, Lauren, Annie

 

10:45 Girls Ceili U15 (B), Annabelle, Erika, Emily, Niamh, Tanner, Bailey, Lexi, Colleen

 

1:30 U15B, 4Hand (C) Colleen, Lexi, Bailey, Tanner

 

2:45 Mixed 4 Hand 15+ (A) Jonathan, Leanna, Erika, Charlotte

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Workshop Scheudle 11/15-11/18

Oireachtas Day Schedule

Costume Orders due September 6.

ORDER HERE

Prime dress costume orders are due by Friday, September 6. Late entries will receive a $15 late fee. Please understand that late entries effect the delivery date of the all school costumes. To be fair, please submit your order before this date.

For the parents ordering cuffs only - Make a direct payment on the website for $38.  At checkout, there will be a place to select to order cuffs. Type in dancer's wrist measurement.  

Skirt- Any dancer under 10 years old can order a school skirt. 

Jumper- Any dancer over 13 years old can order a jumper. Dancers younger then 13 must be in Novice or on a matching team. 

Maroon Costume- Any dancer 15+years. Dancers between ages 13-15 who are in Prizewinner and have a position on a team can order a maroon costume. 

New England Oireachtas 2019

Oireachtas, Hartford CT Convention Center November 22-24 The fee is $250. This includes extra practices, Liam attending, and your child's admission fee. All admission is due by October 1st. Please let me know who's interested in going for either teams or solos. 

 

Oireachtas Eligability 

Teams - Any dancer who regularly attends team practice. Teammates who miss 3 or more practices from September 3 to November 19th CANNOT participate at the Oireactas and will have their understudy fill the position. NO EXCEPTIONS. 

Traditional Set - Dancers in U7, U8, and U9 who know the St. Patrick's Day well before October 1st and can attend the extra practices on Fridays are welcome. Dancers in U10+ who have placed 1st in St. Patrick's Day by October 1 are eligible to attend the Championships. 

Solos - A dancer who has placed 1st in all dances in Prizewinner by October 1 or has placed top 5 at the previous Oireachtas. 

 

Oireachtas Required Practices 

 

Friday Night Practice 

~Trad Set 6:15-7:00

~Teams 7:00-7:30

~Solos 7:30-8:15

 

Oireachtas Workshop - August 19-23 $120. 

 

Schedule 8/19-8/21 

HP - 8:00-9:00

Reel - 9:00-10:00

Jig - 10:00-11:00

SJ 11:00-12:00

Sets 12:00-1:00

4-Hands 2:00-3:00

8-Hands 1:00-2:00

Trad Sets (Not St Pats) 3:00-4:00

St. Patrick's Day Trad Set 4:00-5:00

 

Schedule 8/22-8/23

Kilkenny Races 8:00-8:30

King of the Faries 8:30-9:30

Vanishing Lake 9:30-10:00

Storyteller 10:00-11:00

Technique Drills (All level dancers) 11:00-12:00***

4-Hands 1:00-2:00

8-Hands 12:00-1:00

Trad Sets (Not St Pats) 2:00-3:00

St. Patrick's Day Trad Set 3:00-4:00

 

*** Dancers in beginner-Champs welcome at this hour to review stamina, rhythm, and turn out. Drop in for dancers not attending the workshop is $15.

Summer Recess

There is no class July 29-September 3. Championship practices only August 19-23.

NO Class 6/17

There is no class tonight, June 17th. Majority have last day of school activities, I'd rather dancers get the most value and make it to all their classes. Make up tonights lesson at your convenience. If your dancer cannot attend their class Tuesday, Wednesday, or Friday make it up at any of these times as well. 

 

Here's the schedule, drop into any class free of charge any time that works for you by July 29th:

 

Monday 4:30-5:30 (ON July 29th)

Tuesdays 4:00-4:30

Wednesdays 4:00-4:30

Thursdays 3:30-4:00

Fridays (Bourne) 4:30-5:30

Saturdays (Saturdays end June 29th) 11:30-12:30.

 

If none of these days or times work for you, I'll credit your account. 

 

Thank you and I hope this message finds you in time,

Colleen

NO Class 5/28

There is no dance class tonight 5/28. I'm sorry for the short notice I have to drive our workshop instructor to the airport. There is a free make up class on Saturday for anyone who'd like to attend. Champs 8:30-10:30, 10:30-12:00 all other levels. 

 

Thank you and I hope this message reaches you in time. 

 

All the best

Colleen

NO Mommy and Me 5/20

There is no Mommy and Me Class Monday, May 20. There is no Mommy and Me on Memorial Day. Have a great week! 

April Vacation

No Class Friday 4/12 - Tuesday 4/16 I will return all messages on after Tuesday, 4/16. Please do not text message me. Thank you!

 

April Vacation Class Schedule - All Wednesday-Friday evening classes are regularly scheduled. Drop in afternoon classes are offered for $15. Instead of designating Friday as the beginner make up. Beginners/Advanced Beginners may attend one beginner drop in class of their choice during the week as their make up. The schedule is as follows:

 

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 4/17-4/19

Championship

8:30-11:00

Novice / PW

11:30-1:30

Beginner/Advanced Beginner

1:30-3:00 

Teams (Free)

11:00-11:30

No Class 3/25

There is no class tonight 3/25. I'm extremely sorry for the short notice. All pre-beginner, Beginner, and Advanced Beginner classes make up is Saturday March 30 from 10:30-12:00. Novice, Prizewinners are also welcome to this class at no extra charge. 

 

Thank you,

Colleen

Spring Feis

The Cape Cod May Feis is now open. This is a Ceili Feis. THE ONLY ceili feis this Spring. Solos are Saturday, May 11. Teams and champions are Sunday, May 12 (Mother's Day). 

 

The following Feis' are great feis' to sign up for: 

 

Bracken Black Out & School Feis 4/27&2/28, Byfield MA

Cape Cod Feis 5/11 & 5/12, Hyannis MA

Green O'Leary Feis 6/1, West Roxbury MA

Irish Cultural Feis, 6/8, Canton MA

Irish Heritage Feis, 6/9, Saugus MA

Greater Boston Irish Dance Teachers Feis, 6/16 Randolph MA

 

Not all feis' are open yet. Sign up early on Feisweb.com. Feis' will fill capacity often before the deadline. Incomplete or unpaid entries will be void. If this is your first feis, please understand that community service (nursing home visits, or any public performance) is required before registering. Follow the prompts on Feisweb and create a student profile. Feis' are NOT REQUIRED for class participation or class advancement. Only students that are motivated by competition should register. 

 

Email with any questions. Practice and have fun!

Colleen

St. Patricks Day Parade Information

Parking: Park at the Town and Country Motel on Route 28 and shuttle to Our Lady of the Highway. The parade ends at Town and Country Motel. 

 

Pick Up/Drop off: The shuttle starts at Town and Country and will first drop off at Skull Island then to Our Lady of the Highway. Get off at Our Lady of the Highway. The first shuttle starts at 8:30 and the last shuttle is at 10:20. Car drop off is at Pizzazz. Attached is a map. The big arrow is Our Lady of the Highway. Only floats are permitted to enter the parking lot. 

 

Float: We are section A6. Meet at Our Lady of the Highway Chapel. Judging is at 9:30AM. Assembly is 9:00-10:00. We begin walking at 11:00. The parade is 3 miles long. The float will have pre-beginner dancers, senior dancers in costume, and members of CCVS waving and throwing candy. 

 

After - We finish around 12:00. We put on a brief performance for the grand marshall and disembark at the CVS on the corner of Higgins Crowell Road. Dancers will perform at the Sea Dog and the Sons of Erin for anyone who'd like to go there afterwards and warm up. 

 

Celebrate life, make people smile, have a great time is our motto this year. I hope anyone who'd like to participate will do so. This is the biggest turn out of participants for the parade. Have a great time! :) 

 

Colleen

Nursing Home Tour Rescheduled to 3/23

Due to the inclement weather, the Nursing Home Visit scheduled for today is moved to March 23. Please stay safe and warm! 

 

Maplewood of Brewster - 820 Harwich Road, Brewster. 10:00 arrival 10:30 performance. 

 

Wingate Residences at Brewster Place - 855 Harwich Road Brewster. 10:00 arrival, 10:30 performance. 

No Class 2/12

Due to today's forecast, Barnstable Public Schools will dismiss students early. The Kanaley School will not have class this evening due to the inclement weather. 

 

Colleen

Free Drop in 2/9, February Workshop, Tin Whistle Classes

Free Drop-In Class tomorrow 2/9. Champs 8:30-10:30. AB, NOVICE/PW 10:30-12:00. This is to make up for cutting class early during the week and yesterdays cancellation. 

 

Liam Workshop 2/16-2/20 Spots are still available for all levels to participate in the Workshop with Liam Tighe. 

 

Novice and Prizewinner  8:30-10:30, $375/$75 per day. Learning the Monleyux Black Bird and step revisions

 

Beginner/ Advanced Beginner 10:30-11:30 $250/$50 per day. Step revisions and technique drills. 

 

Championship 12:00-4:00 $550. Contemporary sets and step revisions. 

 

Tin Whistle Classes offered Wednesdays from 7:00-8:00 for all ages and levels. $50

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Winter Session

Dear Parents, 

It has been a pleasure to work with everyone this Fall session. I can't believe how quickly the time passed and the progress we made last session. A few announcements:

 

Costume - To receive a school costume in time for St. Patrick's Day, please submit measurements and a deposit to https://www.primedressdesigns.com. Or see our website: https://www.kanaleyschool.org/school-costume. Beginners and Advanced Beginners wear the school skirt ($150), Novice and Prizewinners wear the white jumper ($250), and Champions and dancers in U15+ wear the full Maroon costume ($650). There are a few small school skirts available for sale in the studio for anyone who'd like to purchase used.  

 

Winter Session 1/7-4/19 Next week will be the last class of the session. Please find the schedule for the Winter session below. Let me know if there are any problems. I am moving a few classes to an earlier time in the evening. Payment for the Winter session is due before February 1st to avoid the $20 late fee. Pre-Beginner is $150, Beginner is $165, Advanced Beginner is $250, and Novice-Championship is $350. 

 

Monday 

Mommy & Me 2:30-3:30

Pre-Beginner 4:00-4:30

Beginner 4:30-5:30

Advanced Beginner 5:30-6:30

Intro to Ceili 6:30-7:00

Adult 7:00-8:15

 

Tuesday

Beginner 4:00-4:30 (Class of fewer then 6 students)

Novice/Prizewinner 4:30-6:00

Teams 6:00-7:00

Contemporary Sets 7:00-8:00

 

Wednesday

Advanced Beginner 4:30-5:30

U8 & U10 Ceili 5:30-6:00

Novice 6:00-7:00

 

Thursday

Prizewinner 4:00-5:30

Champ Jig/SJ 5:30-6:30 (Annabelle, Bailey, & Delaney)

Drills 6:30-7:00

Champ R/HP 7:00-9:00 (Colleen, Madeline, Nina, Charlotte, Coral, Ella)

 

Friday (Opens in February 1 - March 1) (Opens March 22 - April 12)

Champs Only

 

Saturday Drop in $15 begin February 2nd. 

Regilar classes resume, Monday November 26

Classes resume Monday, November 26. Party on Sunday, November 25 at 1:00 at the Irish Village. Come if you can! All levels welcome. Free buffet food, football, dancing, and the bar will be open.

 

Thank you everyone for your extreme generosity to our family with your thoughtful gifts and messages. Have a very Happy Thanksgiving!!

Practice room #21 at the Oireachtas

New England Oireachtas Schedule and Splits

Kanaley School Oireachtas 2018 Schedule (PDF)

NERO Website

New England Oireachtas 2018 Schedule (Friday)

New England Oireachtas 2018 Schedule (Saturday)

New England Oireachtas 2018 Schedule (Sunday)

4 Hand Splits

Traditional Set Splits

Please find below the traditional set splits.  The date listed is the last date of birth for the A section.  

 

Trad Set U8 6/17/2010

Trad Set U9 6/4/2009

Trad Set U10 6/25/2008

Trad Set U11 8/3/2007

Trad Set U12 8/5/2006

Trad Set U13 7/10/2005

Friday, November 16, 2018

 

Girls U13 Solo, Ballroom C, 8:00, 10:15, 1:15

Coral Punch

 

Girls U12 Solo, Ballroom B, 8:00, 9:30, 12:00

Bailey Ford

 

Traditional Set U11A, Ballroom D (Marriott) 9:00

Avery Bell

Niamh Ryan

 

Traditional Set U9A, Ballroom B, 9:00

Sonja Curley

Autumn Escher

 

Traditional Set U11B, Ballroom D (Marriott) 9:30

Kateri Golding

Lexi Wilson

Lula Punch

 

Girls U10 Solo, Ballroom C, 9:30, 11:45, 3:00

Annabelle Chown

Delaney Kavnaugh

 

Traditional Set U7, Ballroom D (Marriott), 10:30

Will Rahilly-Montoure

Lauren Hines

 

Traditional Set U10B, Ballroom D (Marriott), 11:15

Teagan Tierney

Violet Roche

 

Girls U11 Solos, Ballroom A, 11:15, 12:15, 3:30

Colleen Mahoney

Nina Pierre

Madeline Schnitzer

 

Traditional Set U10A, Ballroom D (Marriott), 1:00

Priscilla LaBranche

 

 

 

Saturday November 17, 2018

 

U15 Solos, Ballroom C, 8:00, 10:00, 1:45

Charlotte LaBranche 

Ella Kelly

 

Traditional Set U15, Ballroom D (Marriott) 9:00

Leanna Malone

 Sonia Abdel-Fatta

Tess Olson

 

Traditional Set U14, Ballroom D (Marriott), 11:00

Erika Kjendal & Jonathan Ford

Sunday November 18, 2018

 

Girls Ceili U12, 8 Hand Reel, Ballroom C, 9:00

Colleen, Madeline, Lula, Delaney, Niamh, Nina, Annabelle, Violet

 

Girls 4 Hand U8, Ballroom A, 9:00

Lauren, Quinn, Annie, Maeve

 

Mixed 4 Hand U8, Ballroom A, 10:30

Lauren, Quinn, Annie, Will

 

Girls 4 Hand U12A, Ballroom C, 10:30

(Team C) Niamh, Teagan, Lula, Avery

 

Girls 4 Hand U12B, Ballroom C, 11:00

(Team A) Delaney, Nina, Madeline, Colleen

(Team B) Violet, Annabelle, Bailey, Lexi

 

Girls Ceili U15, 8 Hand Reel, Ballroom B, 11:30

Erika, Leanna, Ella, Charlotte, Sonia, Bailey, Tess, Coral

 

Girls 4 Hand U10A, Ballroom C, 11:45

(Team B) Delaney, Teagan, Priscilla, Sonja

 

Girls 4 Hand U10B, Ballroom A, 11:45

(Team A) Violet, Annabelle, Addison, Autumn

 

Girls 4 Hand U15A, Ballroom C, 1:15

(Team B) Sonia, Tess, Erika, Leanna

 

Girls 4 Hand U15B, Ballroom B, 1:15

(Team A) Ella, Charlotte, Coral, Bailey

 

Mixed 4 Hand, U15, Ballroom C, 2:30

Tess, Jonathan, Leanna, Sonia

19th Hole Event Cancelled

The Event at the 19th Hole has been Cancelled, Thursday October 11th. Thank you everyone who volunteered to dance. 

Teams 2018-2019

Team Spreadsheet

Oireachtas Syllabus

Oireachtas Website

Practices: U10, U12, and U15 teams meet Tuesdays from 6:00-7:00. U8 Teams meet Wednesdays from 6:30-7:00. U8s are also welcome to come to the Ceili introduction Class from 6:30-7:00 on Mondays for extra practice. Dancer's names in bold are team captains. Team captains are responsible for organizing practice and to check the team in. 

 

Feis: Teams should enter the following Fall Feis':

 

10/7 Forbes Feis, Quincy. *8 Hands only*

10/28 Harvest Time Feis, Burlington. *4 Hands only*

12/2 Realt na Nollag Feis, Randolph. *4 Hands only*

(12/9 Christmas Feis, Saugus. not required make up feis)

 

Understudies and U8 teams are not required to attend every feis. 

New England Championship Oireachtas: Teams compete Sunday, November 18 in Hartford, CT. Dancers only attending teams do not have to stay the night, however the hotel block will open on September 7 at 8:00AM and will fill within the first 15 minutes. For more information see the website: https://sites.google.com/site/newenglandoireachtas2018/home

 

The Following teams are eligible to enter into the Oireachtas:

 

U15A

U15B

U15 Mixed

U12A

U12B

U12C

U10A

U10B

U8A

U8 Mixed

U15 8 Hand (Red Dresses)

U12A 8 Hand (White Jumpers)

U10 8 Hand (White Jumpers)

U8 8 Hand (Black Skirts)

 

Eligibility is based off of results, attendance, and knowledge of the material. October 1st is the entry deadline. Any team that wishes to compete and has not been listed may become eligible before October 1st. The World Championships are in North Carolina this year. An 8 Hand that recalls at the Oireachtas will be qualified for the Worlds. Attached is the Oireachtas Syllabus and the Teams spreadsheet. 

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