Caitlín Nic Gabhann: Biography and Class Description
Caitlín Nic Gabhann – Concertina/Dance: A three-time All-Ireland champion on concertina, Caitlín is a regular performer at festivals and in concert halls from North America all the way to Asia. She is also an accomplished dancer and in 2009, joined Riverdance as a troupe dancer. Writing tunes since the age of ten, her compositions have been performed in the Cork Opera House and The National Concert Hall, Dublin. She teaches concertina annually at summer and winter schools in Ireland, Europe and USA and has performed with the RTÉ Vanbrugh Quartet, Paddy Keenan, Liam Ó Maonlaí, Cherish The Ladies, The Kilfenora Ceili Band and for presidents and royalty around the world. Her debut solo CD release, Caitlín, was voted the 2012 “CD of the Year” award by tradconnect.com as well as being labelled the “top Irish traditional album of 2012” by The Wall Street Journal.