January 2018: Niamh Parsons, Ciarán Tourish, Liam Kelly and John Doyle

23 February 2018

The four musicians facilitated nine workshops (flute, fiddle, traditional singing and guitar) as part of their nationwide tour, with a total of 76 participants. Workshops took place with participants from Music Generation Wicklow, Danescastle Music Group, Wexford Comhaltas, Cork Singers Club, Music Generation Mayo, and Donegal Music Education Partnership.

 

 

Project Partner Feedback:

"Delighted to learn from the masters of Irish music. Thanks for the opportunity." Áine Kennedy, Danescastle Music Group (fiddle & flute workshops)

"Top marks to Music Network for putting together another top class tour. The workshops associated with the tour add a vital dimension to the experience." Senan O’Reilly, Wexford Comhaltas (singing workshop)

"These two workshops have been an inspiration to everyone who took part." Martin McGinley, Donegal Music Education Partnership (fiddle & guitar workshops)

 

Participant feedback:

"Really good experience that was enjoyable and relaxing" Music Generation Wicklow participant

"A great workshop with a great musician" Fiddle workshop participant

"Niamh is the ‘lady’ of traditional singing" Trad singing workshop

"It was lovely to have the experience of learning from such a virtuoso" Guitar workshop participant

"Great experience and opportunity to meet a fiddle and Donegal legend" Fiddle workshop participant