Welcome to the Siamsa Montreal School of Irish Music

Siamsa (sheem-sa) is Irish for 'pleasant musical diversion'


Montreal Highland Games

Siamsa will be attending the Montreal Highland Games
on Sunday, July 31, 2022, at the Montreal Highland Games - planned for the Douglas Hospital Grounds in Verdun.  Bring your instruments, a chair or two, and a hat, and join us under the Siamsa tent.  

For a schedule of all the day’s events please go to:

Ticket and admission information are here:


Discover your hidden musical talents.


We offer weekly group classes in traditional Irish music for the fiddle, tinwhistle, Irish flute, harp, bodhran, mandolin, guitar, banjo, button accordion, plus ensemble performance, singing, set dancing and more! You can also join us for a night of traditional dance during our ceilis, which are held during the fall, winter and spring.