Tutors / Classes

Saturday – 13th October

WORKSHOPS

In conjunction with Éamonn Ó Múirí C.C.E.

Registration 10am – 11am
Classes – 11am – 3pm
Lunch 1pm-1:30pm
Tutor Recital – 3:30pm

NOTE: LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED FOR PUPILS.

Tutor biographies – coming soon

Donal O’Connor (fiddle)

Son of the celebrated fiddler Gerry O’Connor (Skylark, Kinvara) and renowned singer Eithne Ní Uallacháin (Lá Lugh), Dónal O’Connor has inherited a great musical legacy of at least five generations of fiddle playing. Regarded as “one of the outstanding players of his generation” by J.B. Vallely, recent collaborations have included tours with Lúnasa, Guidewires, Buille and Cathal McConnell, television performances with The West Ocean String Quartet and the legendary Sligo Flute player Séamus Tansey, recording with Brian Kennedy and Moya Brennan of Clannad and festival appearances with Liam Ó Maonlaí and the Steve Cooney Big Band.

Sorcha Costello (fiddle)

Fiddle player Sorcha Costello from Tulla, Co. Clare is the daughter of Mary MacNamara and hails from a family emerged in traditional Irish music. Sorcha is in great demand as a teacher of music in east Clare because of her ability to transmit her unique style which has the trademark rhythm and swing qualities of generations of her family. She focuses on getting the musicians to bring these out by playing from the heart.

Len Graham (singing)

Martin Meehan (flute)

Helen Lawlor (harp)

Tommy Fitzharris (concertina)

 

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