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  1. Tim Collins will be making a rare North American trip to teach and perform at Cascadia Irish Music Week in Olympia, Washington, July 21-27, 2019. Tim is one of Ireland's finest concertina players and a member of the Kilfenora Ceili Band, also an excellent teacher.  Cascadia is a weeklong Irish music immersion experience with some of Ireland's best traditional musicians... classes, concerts, talks, and sessions, sessions, sessions. http://www.cascadiairish.org

     

    This year's teaching staff includes:

     

    Fiddle - Antoin MacGabhann, Randal Bays, Nathan Gourley

    Flute - Catherine McEvoy, Eamonn Cotter

    Concertina - Tim Collins

    Uilleann pipes - Mick O'Brien

    Guitar - Frank Kilkelly

    Accordion - Johnny Og Connolly

    Banjo - Pauline Conneely

    Dance - Mairead Casey

     

    Plus introductory classes in fiddle, whistle, pipes and concertina

     

    For more information or to sign up please visit  http://www.cascadiairish.org


  2. Michelle Mulcahy will be teaching concertina this summer at Cascadia Irish Music Week, Aug. 10-16, 2014 on Whidbey Island, Washington. The entire Mulcahy Family will be there, Mick, Louise and Michelle; also Johnny Og Connolly, Randal Bays, John McEvoy, Sean Gavin, John Blake, Tom Lawrence, Laura Flanagan, Miray Campbell, Eileen Sullivan and more. A week of not only classes with these great teachers, but also many sessions, intimate concerts, dancing, lectures, etc. in a beautiful seaside setting.

     

    http://www.cascadiairish.org


  3. Co. Clare concertina player Florence Fahy is coming to teach this August at the Cascadia Irish Music Week, Aug. 11-17, 2013. The camp will also offer introductory level concertina classes taught by Tom Lawrence. (A few loaner instruments will be available for students. ) Also teaching at this new event will be Mary Bergin, tinwhistle; Sean Gavin, flute; James Kelly, fiddle; Antoin MacGabhann, fiddle; Randal Bays, fiddle; Johnny Og Connolly, accordion; Daithi Sproule, guitar; et. al.

    Location is the Camp Casey Conference Center on Washington state's Whidbey Island, a beautiful seaside setting for what promises to be a week of great music and learning.

    See the camp website at http://www.cascadiairish.org for more details.

     

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