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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Master Drummer Mance Grady is Teaching the Irish Bodhran at the Irish Cultural Centre This Fall

Mance Grady, considered to be one of the finest Irish bodhran players in the world, is teaching a ten-week course at the Irish Cultural Centre in Canton, Massachusetts, starting on September 27, 2012.  

The classes take place every Thursday: beginner class goes from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. and intermediate class goes from 8:15 to 9:15 p.m.  Tuition is $175 for ICC members and $200 for non-members. 
For more information and to register for the course, click here

Grady, a life-long drummer and Rhode Island resident, has devoted the last 37 years to perfecting his playing of the bodhran, an Irish traditional instrument made from goatskin and played with a double-headed stick.  Grady is also a premier bodhran maker.  

The Irish Cultural Centre is a year-round facility that promotes and celebrates Irish culture.  It's located on 46 acres off of Route 138 in Canton, Massachusetts, just a few miles from Boston.  Find out about becoming a member of the Irish Cultural Centre

You can find more information about the Irish community in Massachusetts and New England by visiting

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