Friday, May 19, 2017
Rostrevor, County Down
Music in the Mournes with Krista Detor & Rod C. Taylor, Ph.D. - May 19th - 28th, 2017
Rostrevor Cottages, Rostrevor, County Down Ireland
Set in Northern Ireland’s Mourne Mountains,
this program explores the art of songwriting and poetry through Irish literature and culture by way of traditional irish music and the celebrated authors who have been directly influenced by the landscape, mythology and history of Ireland: James Joyce, Sean O’Casey, Seamus Heany, and C.S. Lewis, who created the magical world of Narnia.
Through this interactive, immersive, interdisciplinary program, Krista Detor and Dr. Rod Taylor, along with a number of Ireland’s lauded writers, offer a unique and exciting experience through which participants will further develop their writing skills while also gaining a deeper understanding and appreciation of Irish culture and its enduring and far-reaching contribution to the arts.
Guest Artists: Poets John MacKenna and Maurice Devitt, Songwriter Colum Sands.
The retreat includes songwriting, poetry and literary rotations, one-on-one sessions with Krista Detor and Rod Taylor, guest performers and workshops, musical performances by Krista Detor & Colum Sands as well as traditional Irish musicians, day trips to Dublin (including the 'Literary Pub Crawl' and dinner at James Joyce's favorite haunt), Belfast and the Narnia Woods of Rostrevor.
Cost is $3,200 per person
and includes most meals, transport to and from Dublin airport and all day trip transport. *
Contact: email@example.com for information and to register for this unique songwriting retreat!
*Guests are responsible for airfare to and from Dublin.