Mary Schmoller is leading a trip to Brittany with 11 students and 2 adults for a week. One, James Mackenzie, a great young piper from Lewis and Suzanne Simpson, fiddler, both of whom were students at Colaisde Bheinn a’ Fhaoghla. They are playing concerts, taking workshops, playing sessions, learning some Breton Music as well as teaching some of their own music to the Breton Students in the Conservatoire de Brest, département des Musiques Traditionnelles. They will also be taken on a range of different sightseeing trips around Brittany.
This trip is the return exchange of the Breton trip to Uist in February 2010 and was funded mainly by the European ‘Youth in Action’ programme.