New England Championships—November 2011, Providence, RI

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The Murray Academy participated for its 6th consecutive year in the New England Oireachtas (Regional Championships). Results included:

  • 11 World Qualifiers (10 female, 1 male),
  • 10 dancers in top 5, including 1 winner;
  • 26 out of 32 placers in solo championships, of whom 24 qualified to attend the Nationals.

We also had 5 winners of traditional set comps, with 16 total in the top 5; and 6 teams in the top 5 including, including top 3 wins in U9 and U12 8 hands. 72 of our 84 attendees came home with at least one award… we are proud of what we have accomplished in six years!

National Championships – July 2011, Nashville, TN

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The Murray Academy participated in the North American Championships in Nashville, TN in July 2011.  This was the 4th year the school attended this event, and we came home with 1 first place champion,  5 girls in the top 10 of their competitions, 15 out of 17 soloists having placed, and both teams having placed…6th  out of 28 in U13 ceili and 2nd in U13 figure choreography!!  Congratulations to all our participating dancers.  It was an amazing week and experience.

World Championships – April 2011, Dublin

Murray Brings Home 2 World Medals!!
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The Murray Academy is proud to be home to 2 World Medalists, as well as 1 recall medalist (top 3rd)!!  This was the third year our school has attended the World Championships.

Congratulations to our team of 7 dancers who attended this year’s World Championships of Irish Dance in Dublin. They represented the Murray Academy, New Hampshire and the New England Region so well! Competitions were run by age group and had roughly 150 of the best dancers in each.