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In January BRIMS memberships become 1/2 price until September 2024!

$25 for an individual membership and $40 for a family membership.

Becoming a member shows your support for the work BRIMS does to continue the traditions of Irish music, dance and culture. 


In addition it provides a number of benefits including:

  • Discounted Class Fees

  • Free Admission to BRIMS Ceilis and other Member Event

Membership Options: (Membership runs Sept-August; membership fees drop to 50% in January)

  • Individual membership is $50/year

  • Family membership is $80/year

Your Membership Dollars Support:

  • Open Sessions

    • BRIMS sponsors bi-monthly (every two weeks) sessions for players at all skill levels.​

  • BRIMS Scholarship Fund

    • -BRIMS does not turn any student away for financial reasons.

  • BRIMS Instrument Library

    • BRIMS has a growing library of musical instruments which enables students who do not own an instrument to participate in classes. Once purchased or donated, these instruments also need upkeep and refurbishment, an added expense.

  • Visiting Artist Fund

    • Throughout the years BRIMS has brought the very best in Irish music, song and dance to Charlottesville.  There are many costs associated with hosting artists; membership dollars can be used to offset some of these expenses. 
      Most recently BRIMS hosted:

      • Lunasa 

      • Martin Hayes Solo Concert

      • John Doyle with accordionist Mick McAuley

      • Karan Casey Trio - with Niamh Dunne on fiddle and vocals, and guitarist and accordionist Sean Óg Graham.

Additional Giving

BRIMS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation and your contribution is tax-deductible. Any additional gift you include with your membership will help BRIMS to continue as a vibrant and active source of Irish music and dance in central Virginia.

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