Tutors

Harp Tutors 2022

Anne-Marie O’Farrell

Leading harpist of her generation, Dr Anne-Marie O’Farrell from Dublin has performed all over the world as a solo artist, accompanist and in ensembles, and is regularly featured in broadcasts. On lever harp, she is particularly recognized for her expansion of repertoire and levering techniques, as a result of which the world’s leading harpmakers Salvi Harps redesigned their lever harps to become concert instruments.

Catriona McKay

Catriona McKay is a Scottish harper from Dundee, Scotland who spends a good bit of time in Ireland these days exploring the best of West Cork! In her early music years she played piano for her mother’s ballet classes, organ in the church and music at home with her folk singer father.

Niamh O Brien

Niamh is harp player, singer and composer from County Limerick, Ireland. She completed her undergraduate degree in Irish Music and Dance at the Irish World Academy, UL, in 2014. Since graduating she has recorded and performed across Europe and the U.S with various groups including AnTara, Alyth McCormack, The Chieftains and contemporary trad trio, Hoodman Blind.

Fiddle & Concertina Tutors 2022

Rebecca McCarthy Kent

Rebecca McCarthy Kent is a multi instrumentalist, equally accomplished in both classical and traditional music. She has won multiple Fleadh Ceoil All-Ireland titles in both fiddle and piano and is the Bonn Óir Seán Ó Riada champion for 2019.

Susan Coleman

Susan Coleman is a traditional singer and musician from Co. Donegal, Ireland. Growing up, her interest in music and song was fostered by both sides of the family, learning music from her mother’s side (the Harper family) and song from her father’s side (the Colemans).

Cli Donnellan

Cli Donnellan, a native of Mountshannon, Co. Clare  is an Irish traditional fiddle player, facilitator, and curator at Turas House & An Stábla, East Clare. Cli produced and released her debut album “Beneath the Hedgerow” in 2020.  She founded and co-ordinated the Mountshannon Trad Festival for ten years (2010-2019) and produced and presented The Morning Dew – a weekly live traditional music radio show for Scariff Bay Community Radio 2019-2021.