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Lineup, Bio’s & Class Descriptions

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

2020 WORKSHOP INSTRUCTORS/ ARTISTS 

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Artist in Residence
Joanie Madden USA Artist in Residence
Mick Moloney Irl Special Guest
FIDDLE
Willie Kelly USA Advanced  AM &  Intermediate PM
Patrick Ourceau Canada  Intermediate  AM &  Advanced PM
Rose Conway Flanagan USA Advanced  AM &  Intermediate PM
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 Irl Intermediate  AM &  Advanced PM
Devin Shepherd USA Basic AM &  Basic PM
FLUTE
Margie Mulvihill USA Advanced AM Only 
Laurence Nugent USA Intermediate  AM &  Advanced PM
Laura Byrne USA Advanced AM & Basic PM
Deirdre Corrigan USA  Basic AM & Intermediate  PM  
TIN WHISTLE
Mary Bergin Irl  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

March into a Barn slip sliding away on polkas and slides PM

Damien Connolly USA Basic AM & Basic PM
Seagda Coyle USA
PIANO ACCORDION
Mirella Murray Irl  AM & PM
PIANO ACCOMPANIMENT
Kathleen Boyle Irl Intermediate AM & Advanced PM
Brendan Dolan USA Advanced AM & Intermediate PM
HARMONICA
Don Meade USA All Levels AM Only
UILLEANN PIPES
Benedict Koehler USA Intermediate AM & Advanced  PM
Michael Stribling USA Basic AM & Intermediate PM
Jerry O’Sullivan USA Intermediate AM & Basic PM
Joe McKenna Irl Advanced AM & Advanced  PM
CONCERTINA
Brenda Castles Irl Intermediate AM & Intermediate PM
Doug Barr USA Advanced Beginner/ Basic AM & PM
Caitriona Fee USA Intermediate AM & Fleadh Prep PM
TENOR BANJO
Pauline Conneely USA Intermediate/Advanced AM & PM
Don Meade USA Basic (Fingering and Picking Technique) PM
MANDOLIN
Mary Coogan USA  AM & PM
GUITAR
Caoimhín Ó Fearghail Irl Intermediate/Advanced AM & PM
Patrick Egan USA Song Accompaniment AM & Tune Accompaniment PM
HARP
Eileen Gannon USA Intermediate AM & Advanced PM
Iris Nevins USA Basic AM & Basic PM
Marta Cook USA Advanced AM & Intermediate PM
IRISH LANGUAGE
Mícheál Ó Máille Irl Beginner AM &  Intermediate PM
BODHRÁN
Brian Casey USA Advanced Beginner / Basic AM & PM
Myron Bretholz USA Intermediate/ Advanced PM Only
TOOLS FOR TRAD
AnneMarie Acosta USA  AM Only
CREATIVE WRITING/ HISTORY OF SONG
Deirdre Cronin Irl All Levels AM & PM
STORY
Declan Forde Irl  AM & PM
SINGING
Eimear Arkins Irl Traditional Song / Sean Nós Song AM & PM
Cathal Lynch Irl Songs of Ulster AM & PM
Mary Courtney Irl Song Repertoire AM & PM
 DANCING
SET DANCING
Pádraig McEneany Irl AM
STEP DANCING
Donny Golden USA Intermediate/Advanced -AM & PM
SEAN NÓS STEPS
Kieran Jordan (with accordion accompanist Seagda Coyle) USA Intermediate/ Advanced Pm Only
Jackie O’Riley  USA Advanced Beginner / Basic AM Only
CELTIC TAP IMPROV
Niall Ó Leary Irl  AM & PM
CELTIC ARTS AND CRAFTS
Sarah McLoughlin USA Irish Knitting PM Only
Vincent Crotty USA Art AM & PM
STEPPING STONE – A great opportunity for ages 9-16  
Regan Wick USA  Step Dance Advanced Beginner/ Basic AM Only
Liz Hanley  USA  Fiddle Advanced Beginner/ Basic AM & PM
Jackie O’Riley USA  Sean Nós Dance Beginner  AM Only

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Tír na nÓg Children’s Program Instructors for Ages 5-8 yrs old 

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 
 
 

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