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Saturday
28
APR

Uilleann Pipes & Fiddle Workshops: David Power and Willie Kelly

10:00
23:30
The Center for Irish Music
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Uilleann Pipes & Irish Fiddle Workshops with David Power and Willie Kelly, presented by the Center for Irish Music.

Cost: $35/workshop

Register now at http://www.centerforirishmusic.org/instruction/workshops-david-power-willie-kelly/

Uilleann Pipes with David Power
David Power, from Co. Waterford, Ireland, toured American performing arts centers with the Masters of Tradition for three consecutive years, appeared on Broadway in the Eugene O’Neill play A Touch of the Poet, starring Gabriel Byrne, and has performed with poets Dermot Bolger, Seamus Heaney, Kerry Hardie and others. He has three solo piping recordings: My Love is in America, Cuaichín Ghleann Neifín and The eighteen Moloney. He plays with Ciarán Somers in the group Pipers Union and in duet shows with Willie Kelly and with Martin Hayes.

“…David Power brings a breathtaking freshness to the set, his fluid, fluent playing as light as a feather.” - Irish Times

Irish Fiddle with Willie Kelly
Willie Kelly, based in New Jersey, has performed extensively with renowned Galway flute players, Mike Rafferty and Jack Coen, both National Heritage Fellowship award winners. He accompanied both Mike and Jack at their respective induction concerts and has played at the Smithsonian Festival of Folklife in D.C. In 2009, Willie released a highly acclaimed duet CD with Mike Rafferty called The New Broom. More recently he recorded with concertina player Dymphna O’Sullivan as a guest on the recordings Bean Cairdin and Enriched.

Workshops will be followed by a concert presented by the Celtic Junction Arts Center (CJAC). Concert tickets are available for purchase at celticjunction.org.