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16 November 2001 - How to Prepare for the T.C.R.G. Examination

How to Prepare for the T.C.R.G. Examination
An Intensive Interactive Workshop
Nov: 16/17/18.
Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands.

Sean Kilkenny is organising the following meeting in Holland for Teachers of Irish Dancing wishing to do their TCRG.

Facilitator: Anne Gallagher, T.C.R.G. \"Celtic Border\" Irish Dancing School,
Bergen op Zoom. A brief biography on Anne can be obtained.
Cost: 100fl for Workshop participants

Agenda

Fri: Nov 16, Meeting at 19:30 to set up ?Regional Council of An Coimisiun ? Mainland Europe
This is open to all promoters of Irish Dancing In mainland Europe who wish to become affiliated to \"An Coimisiun\"

Sat: Nov 17, Starting at 10:00, with the distribution of the T.C.R.G. exam syllabus, along with other important handouts. A practical display/execution of figure dances as outlined in ?An Rince Foirne?. Celtic Border Dancers will assist with display.

The actual format and process of the T.C.R.G. examination,
for this section of the exam will be scrutinized in detail.
Including: 1. Methods for teaching. 2. Valuable tips for approaching this section.

13:00/14:00 Lunch

14:00/17:00 Solo Dancing. Hard and Soft-Shoe.
Participants will be given a good indication of the required
standard necessary to attempt sitting this examination. The style and technique of \"An Coimisiun\" will be re-inforced.

The actual format and process of the T.C.R.G. examination,
for this section of the exam will be scrutinized in detail.
Including:
1. Methods for teaching. 2. Valuable tips for approaching this section.

It would be a good idea to make use of time between 17:00 and
20:00 to digest what we have already covered and when we
meet for dinner at 20:00 participants can, in a relaxed
atmosphere, pose further questions and get to know each
other. \"Gan doubt ar fad\", this will be continued later in the warm musical atmosphere of O\'Carolan\'s, Irish Bar

Nov: 18 11:00 to 14:00 Introduction to Music Section.
Listening comprehension (staged tests ) relating to the musical requirements of the T.C.R.G. This will include methods for recognizing, memorizing, and recalling the music required for each dance.

Time Will Be Allowed For General Question - Answer Session Before Departing.

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Venue: CKB (Centrum voor de Kunsten/Arts)
Burgmeester Stulemeijerlaan 3. 4661 EH
Bergen op Zoom, Nederlands.

Accomodation: Hostel Klavervelden. Tel: 00 31 (0)164 233261
De Schelde Hotel Tel: 00 31 (0)164 265265

Travel: Easy train connections from Schiphol Airport and major
cities.

What do I need to Bring:

Soft and hard Dancing Shoes
Copy of \"An Rince Foirne\". Obtained from:
An Coimisiun Le Rinci Gaelacha, 6 Harcourt Street,
Dublin.
Music you use in your classes.
Note Paper

Thanking you for the interest you have shown so far and hope you can make this weekend.
Anne Gallagher. TCRG. Email: HDBRANCO@cs.com
Sean Kilkenny, Temporary Status, Email: kilkenny.ontap@12move.nl


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