Michael McCollum
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  • Boerne, TX
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Justin Bonar-Bridges and Michael McCollum are now friends
Jul 1, 2014
Michael McCollum commented on TradConnect's blog post Official Online Launch of Justin Bonar-Bridges "Truth be Told" - 3rd July 2014
"This is a great record!"
Jun 30, 2014
Michael McCollum commented on TradConnect's blog post Win a copy of Louise Mulcahys's new album - Tuning the Road ( 4 copies to give away )
"Pipes!"
May 19, 2014
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Whistlin' high and low

A place to discuss whistles,their makers and performers/performance. Anything whistle related is ok, keep in mind that opinions could vary in the extreme without one being more worth per se than the other, so keep it nice and polite.See More
Apr 14, 2013
Michael McCollum liked Katie Davis Henderson's blog post New Town, New Project!
Feb 14, 2013
Michael McCollum replied to Ian Wilson's discussion Good beginner fiddle tunes?
"I take my music books to an office supply store where they convert them to spiral bound for about 5 dollars. Money well spent!"
Feb 7, 2013
Michael McCollum replied to Mary Margaret's discussion Tone - importance of tone in Irish fiddling?
"I think the fiddling in that clip was tremendous! Thanks for sharing."
Dec 29, 2012
Katie Davis Henderson left a comment for Michael McCollum
"I learned Ringing the Bell from a video of Zoe Conway, who I believe wrote the tune. It's a good one, right?"
Nov 14, 2012
Michael McCollum left a comment for Katie Davis Henderson
"Hi Katie! Can you tell me where you found the tune 'Ringing the Bell'? It's such a great tune and yet I've been unable to track down any other version of it, much less the dots. Did you happen to write it yourself?"
Nov 9, 2012
Michael McCollum replied to Tony Lawless's discussion Some warm up tunes before practice - Jigs and Reel in the group Irish Fiddle Tips
"That first clip in particular just floors me! You wouldn't want to hear it any quicker, you wouldn't want to hear anyone back him, it's just perfect."
Aug 12, 2012
Michael McCollum replied to Jim Mcauley's discussion 6/ Tune's of the Week - Jimmy Ward's, Jig in the group Irish Fiddle Tips
"The right ornamentation sure makes all the difference doesn't it?"
Aug 12, 2012
Michael McCollum replied to Jim Mcauley's discussion 5/ Tune's of the Week - The Pinch of Snuff- Reel in the group Irish Fiddle Tips
"Thanks Jim! I recognize this one, it comes up at our session fairly often. Very handy...  "
Aug 7, 2012
Michael McCollum replied to Jim Mcauley's discussion 5/ Tune's of the Week - The Pinch of Snuff- Reel in the group Irish Fiddle Tips
"  This is a cool tune! Unfortunately I'm still trying to get the pony saddled from a couple weeks ago...  "
Aug 6, 2012
Michael McCollum replied to Jim Mcauley's discussion Explaining Swing Timing in Irish Music - in the group Irish Fiddle Tips
"Thanks Jim, eventually the music will make it's way from my ear to my elbow."
Jul 27, 2012
Michael McCollum replied to Jim Mcauley's discussion Explaining Swing Timing in Irish Music - in the group Irish Fiddle Tips
"Thanks Jim! I've really got to work on this. I can do it a bit but my bowing is so stiff that it just doesn't give that lift yet."
Jul 25, 2012
Michael McCollum replied to Jim Mcauley's discussion Maid's on the Green - Cut and Trill. in the group Irish Fiddle Tips
"Well, I try to make a different mistake everytime through. I'm not sure if that counts or not. :)"
Jul 25, 2012

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Town
Boerne
Your County or State
Texas
What Instrument ( inc Voice ) Do You Play ?
I play the tunes on mandolin, the fiddle is coming along, and am also learning the whistle and and pipes. I also play bodhran and tenor banjo, but not unless you've really ticked me off.
What level are you at ?
Intermediate Level 1 (1-5 years)

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At 4:38 on May 20, 2015, MickeyMcAdden said…

Cheeky Elf !

At 16:03 on November 14, 2012, Katie Davis Henderson said…

I learned Ringing the Bell from a video of Zoe Conway, who I believe wrote the tune. It's a good one, right?

At 12:47 on July 13, 2012, Tony Lawless said…

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