Traditional Irish Music
So, the results are in and I was awarded a silver at the Midwest Fleadh Cheoil. Unfortunately I will not be able to test my progress against the best of the best at the All-Ireland in Mullingar…Continue
So I did it.Against my best judgement I have thrown myself upon the hallowed pyre that is the adjudicator of Fleadh Cheoil.But this year because of COVID-19, the fleadh in the midwest was virtual. An…Continue
Working from home has only enhanced my appreciation that #MurphyRoche Irish Music School in the Chicago area is holding a virtual #MidwestFleadh. I have really found singing old songs of comfort…Continue
Is it necessary to point out what competitors are foreign? Isn't the name, club or CCE branch, or city listed at registration enough?What do you believe is the true aim of declaring one as an…Continue
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The best traditional Irish singers will tell you that singing alongside or being in the presence of your source singer is the best way to reach high proficiency in the artform. But, I found some recent virtual Irish weekends to be most informative and enjoyable.
I was a competitor in the virtual Midwest Fleadh Cheoil hosted by Murphy Roche Irish Music Club in Chicago in May. Then, I enrolled as a student at the Minnesota Irish Music Weekend…Continue