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Lineup, Bio’s & Class Descriptions

                       Click on Instructor/Artist’s name for their biography and class description!

Music Workshop Schedule: AM Workshop: 10:00-11:30 AM   PM Workshop: 1-3:30 PM

WORKSHOP INSTRUCTORS/ ARTISTS 

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CREATIVE WRITING / HISTORY OF SONG

Artist in Residence
Billy McComiskey & Mick Mulcahy USA Artist in Residence
Mick Moloney Ireland Special Guest
FIDDLE
Willie Kelly USA Advanced  AM &  Intermediate PM
Patrick Ourceau Canada  Intermediate  AM &  Advanced PM
Matt Mancuso USA  Advanced AM &  Intermediate PM
Liz Hanley Ireland Advanced Beginner/ Basic  AM 
Dylan Foley USA Intermediate  AM &  Advanced PM
Athena Tergis USA Irish fiddle technique to the classical player in the AM & Song Accompaniment PM
Nollaig Casey Ireland Intermediate  AM &  Advanced PM
Damien Connolly USA Advanced Beginner PM Only
FLUTE
Siobhan Kelly USA Basic  AM & Advanced PM
Laurence Nugent USA Intermediate  AM &  Advanced PM
Laura Byrne USA Advanced AM & Basic PM
Louise Mulcahy Ireland Advanced AM & Intermediate PM 
Ivan Goff USA Intermediate  AM &  Advanced PM
TIN WHISTLE
Mary Bergin Ireland  Advanced AM & Intermediate PM
Joanie Madden USA Advanced PM
Linda Hickman USA Basic Intermediate AM & Intermediate PM
Kathleen Conneely USA  Advanced AM & Intermediate PM
BUTTON ACCORDION
Billy McComiskey USA Intermediate/Advanced PM Only
Dan Gurney USA Intermediate /Advanced AM Only
Patty Furlong USA C#/D and B/C intermediate button accordion in AM and Foinn Session in PM
Damien Connolly USA Basic AM
PIANO ACCORDION
Mirella Murray Ireland  AM & PM
PIANO ACCOMPANIMENT
Kathleen Boyle Ireland Intermediate AM & Advanced PM
Brendan Dolan USA Advanced AM & Intermediate PM
HARMONICA
Don Meade USA All Levels AM Only
UILLEANN PIPES
Benedict Koehler USA Advanced AM & Advanced  PM
Michael Stribling USA Basic AM & Intermediate PM
Jerry O’Sullivan USA Intermediate AM & Advanced PM
Caoimhin Ó Fearghail USA Basic PM
CONCERTINA
Cormac Begley Ireland Advanced AM & Advanced PM
Brenda Castles Ireland Advanced AM & Intermediate PM
Doug Barr USA Advanced Beginner/ Basic AM & PM
TENOR BANJO
Pauline Conneely USA Intermediate/Advanced AM & PM
MANDOLIN
Mary Coogan USA  AM & PM
GUITAR
Patrick Egan USA Song Accompaniment AM & Tune Accompaniment PM
Josh Dukes USA D-A-D-G-A-D  PM Only
Jimmy Coen USA AM & PM
Caoimhin O Fearghail USA Dropped D AM Only
HARP
Eileen Gannon USA Intermediate/Advanced AM & PM
Iris Nevins USA Basic AM & Basic PM
Michelle Mulcahy Ireland Advanced AM & Intermediate PM
IRISH LANGUAGE
Mícheál Ó Máille Ireland Beginner AM &  Intermediate PM
BODHRÁN
Brian Casey USA Advanced Beginner / Basic AM & PM
Josh Dukes USA Intermediate/ Advanced AM Only
Myron Bretholz USA Intermediate/ Advanced PM Only
Deirdre Cronin  Ireland  AM & PM
SINGING
Bridget Fitzgerald Ireland Sean Nós Singing/ Traditional Songs AM & PM
Mary Courtney Ireland Song Repertoire AM & PM
 DANCING
SET DANCING
Pádraig McEneany Ireland AM
STEP DANCING
Donny Golden USA Intermediate/Advanced -AM & PM
SEAN NÓS STEPS
Kieran Jordan (with accordion accompanist Seagda Coyle) USA Intermediate/ Advanced AM Only
Rebecca McGowan USA Advanced/ Beginner / Basic PM Only
CELTIC TAP IMPROV
Niall Ó Leary Ireland  AM & PM
CELTIC ARTS AND CRAFTS
Sarah McLoughlin USA Irish Knitting PM Only
Theresa McGrath USA Irish Knitting AM Only
Vincent Crotty USA Art AM & PM
STEPPING STONE – A great opportunity for Beginner Adult & Youth  
Regan Wick USA  Advanced Beginner/ Basic AM Only
Eimear Arkins Ireland  Songs in the Irish Language PM Only 
Liz Hanley USA  Singing AM & PM
Laura Travis USA  Celtic Jewelry / Bookmaking PM Only 
 

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Tír na nÓg Children’s Program Instructors for Ages 5-8 yrs old 
*see new Stepping Stone above for beginner and basic levels (for ages 9-19)

Corbette Russell                                         USA Director of Tír na Nóg & Stepping Stone Workshops
Annemarie Acosta USA Music & Song PM Only
Laura Travis USA Jewelry / Bookmaking AM Only 
Eimear Arkins USA  Songs in the Irish Language AM Only
 

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