2008 North American Comhaltas Convention

Concerts, Festivals, Sessions, Dancing

Date
27 March 2008–30 March 2008
Time
8:00 PM
Town
Parsippany
Contact
Tom Vesey or Paul Keating
Phone
973-977-8863 / 201-722-0059
Email
Web
View 2008 North American Comhaltas Convention Website
2008 North American Comhaltas Convention

The Mid-Atlantic Region Welcomes you back to the site of the 1999 and 2004 Conventions

March 27-30, 2008 Hilton Parsippany Hotel

Join us as we celebrate the “Bridge to the Future”, the living tradition where our senior musicians pass on our cultural heritage to the coming generations.

This is a great weekend of workshops, sessions, céilithe and much more. Details are given below for the Saturday workshops with some of the best names from the Irish traditional music world.

Sat AM 10-12

Fiddle Kane sisters

Harp Eileen Gannon

Flute Kevin Crawford

Whistle Joanie Madden

Accordion John Redmond

Concertina Fr. Charlie Coen

Recitation P. J. Gannon

Keyboards Felix Dolan

Stringed Accompaniment Donal Clancy

Irish Language Míceál ÓMáille

Uilleann Pipes Cillian Vallely

Sat PM 2-4

Fiddle Kane sisters

Bodhran Jessie Winch

Harp Deirdre Danaher

Flute Kevin Crawford

Whistle Joanie Madden

Accordion John Redmond

Piano Accordion Brian Glynn

Uilleann Pipes Cillian Vallely

Traditional Singing Louise Walsh

Irish Language Maura Mulligan

Banjo Donie Ryan

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