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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
Come join the fun at Cascadia Irish Music Week, August 5-11, 2018, in Olympia, WA. We're thrilled to welcome 2017's TG4 Young Musician of the Year, concertina player Liam O'Brien, to the beautiful Pacific Northwest this summer. Hailing from Miltown Malbay, County Clare, Liam has taught at the Willie Clancy Summer School and travels extensively giving workshops and lessons. About his debut album The Lane, Maurice Lennon said, "His playing here is simply sublime. It is by no means simple, but Liam has been blessed with the rare gift of making it sound as though it is." Visit our website at www.cascadiairish.org to learn more. Hope to see you there!