Irish Music Workshops -- Irish Night



See Win play in this awesome video:



Learn to play Irish music with musicians from renowned Irish bands Cherish the Ladies, Solas, the Sharon Shannon Band, and Gaelic Storm - just in time for Saint Patrick's Day!

Four classes will be offered; see below for details.

All classes will be held at Central Catholic High School, 4720 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA.

Sign up here:  Irish Music Workshops

note:  this link forwards to a CCHS Crew e-commerce page; fill in your contact information, then scroll down to "order," then continue to "checkout," and pay.  THANKS!!

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Advanced Fiddle Workshop with Winifred Horan1:30 - 3:30 PM ($35) 

Winifred is formerly of Cherish the Ladies, The Sharon Shannon Band, and Solas and is currently on faculty at New England Conservatory of Music in Boston.

Students must have a proficiency in violin/ fiddle technique, with an enthusiasm for learning fiddle tunes by ear and examining violin and bow techniques to move forward.


Intermediate Fiddle Workshop with Katie Grennan of Gaelic Storm - 1:30 - 2:30 PM ($25)

Must have at least 2 years of classical violin training (ages 8+).


Beginner Tin Whistle Workshop with John Williams - 1:30 - 2:30 PM ($25)

No Experience Necessary. Bring D Tin Whistle - available at general music shops 


Intermediate Tune Workshop with John Williams - 2:30 - 3:30 PM ($25)

Irish Traditional Music experience recommended. All instruments welcome. 




Katie and John in concert at Notre Dame

(Katie on left; John on right):