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Brian Sexton School of Irish Dancing

February 17, 2010 by  
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Brian Sexton School of Irish Dancing

Brian Sexton, TCRG & ADCRG: Founder of the Academy. Brian is Certified Irish Dancing Teacher(TCRG) and Adjudicator(ADCRG) with An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha(Irish Dancing Commission) in Dublin Ireland. Brian has been dancing for over 35 years, 20 years teaching Irish Dancing and an adjudicator for 12 years. Brian started dancing at the age of 6 in New York and has won hundreds of first place awards and championships held at Feis(Competitions) throughout the United States, Canada and Ireland. At the age of 8, he won the prestigious James A Hayden Award at the United Irish Counties Feis in New York over 2,000 competitors competing that day. At the age of 11, he won the North American Junior (u/16) Irish Dancing Championships held in Hamilton, Canada. Brian lived for over 7 years in Dublin Ireland where he received his Bachelors Degree in History, Economics and Psychology from Trinity College Dublin. While in Dublin, he trained with the top Irish Dancing Teachers while preparing to take his Irish Dancing teachers exam. He currently is teaching in 3 locations in New Jersey. His students have won numerous awards and championships throughout the United States and Canada and have competed in the World Irish Dancing Championships held in Ireland every year. The students have performed at many prestigious events including the Irish Festival at PNC Center, Natalie McMaster Concert, NJ Network Channel 12, etc. The Students have also appeared Live on the CBS Morning show. Brian is asked to adjudicate at the different Competitions throughout the US and Canada and has judge the North American Irish Dancing Championships held in July each year. Brian is also a Traditional Irish Musician. Brian is also a Psychology Professor at two universities in New Jersey.

Location: Spring Lake & Middleton, New Jersey

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