Search Results for 'Uilleann pipes'

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Acclaimed uilleann piper for Monroe's Live

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HE LEARNED uilleann pipes from Lunasa's Brian Vallely; is a three times All-­­Ireland Champion piper, and is the only Irishman to have won the BBC Young Folk Musician of the Year Award.

Mayo’s role in saving the uilleann pipes

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Happy first birthday to Old Mayo. The first article appeared on June 17 last year. This week’s offering, the 52nd article in the series, focuses on Mayo’s role in aiding the survival of the uilleann pipes. This not particularly old but peculiarly Irish suited instrument with its smooth, haunting, sounds has drifted from popularity to a precarious state and back.

Arts festival shows @ Monroe’s Live

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IRISH TRAD and a bit of jazz will be heard in Monroe’s Live at the shows the venue is hosting as part of the Galway International Arts Festival.

Music making from tree to note

WHAT GOES into the making of an instrument? What are the processes, skills, materials, and equipment necessary to make a violin, a flute, or a guitar?

Poetry and storytelling evening

An evening of poetry, storytelling, and music will take place at the Charlestown Library on December 11 at 8pm.

Culture Night at Áras Inis Gluaire

Tonight, Friday September 21, locals and visitors across the island of Ireland will enjoy the unique experience of Culture Night, a free night of entertainment, discovery, and adventure taking place in a record 34 towns, cities, counties, and islands in Ireland.

The Music Makers – The craft of music at the Linenhall

The Music Makers is a music and film performance piece celebrating the creativity and skill involved in traditional music-making, from the actual making of musical instruments to the performance of traditional music on those very instruments. In the show, which takes place at the Linenhall Arts Centre Castlebar on November 10 at 8pm, live music is interwoven with film footage of the craft workers as they fashion the instruments being played.

Piping concert at The Crane

SOME OF Ireland’s leading uilleann pipers are coming to The Crane Bar, Sea Road, to play a fundraising concert this Saturday at 6.30pm.

Historical harp concert

THE HISTORICAL Harp Society of Ireland in conjunction with Galway Early Music isdelighted to present ‘the Sound so Melting - Harp Music of the Old Gaelic World and Beyond’ at the Town Hall Theatre Studio on Sunday at 6pm. The concert will feature Ann Heymann, Siobhán Armstrong on early Irish harps, with guest Jimmy O’Brien-Moran on the uilleann pipes

Music classes

Music classes will commence in Áras Inis Gluaire on Wednesday October 7 at 7pm. Expert tuition will take place in guitar, accordion, fiddle, keyboard, tin whistle, singing (including an adult class), and uilleann pipes.

 

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