2007 Montreal Celtic Music Sessions Festival
A whole week of sessions, talks, workshops and a special Summer Solstice Soiree on the 21st of June. UK Champion Uilleann piper, whistle & flute player, Steafan Hannigan will be giving classes in Uilleann piping, whistle and bodhran. UK Fiddle champion Saskia Tomkins will be giving a fiddle class. Session Animation led by Belfast Andi, Peter Senn and Marilyn Aitken, Director of SIAMSA. Storyteller Mike Burns will be there as will be Jean Duval, Steve Jones, Martina Branaghan, Fred Graham, Genie-award winner Chris Crilly, Order of Canada Member Marianna O’Gallagher — all giving talks. Plus, Pierre Minn will teach a special dance choreographed especially for the solstice, and award-winning playwright Colleen Curran will perform a solstice piece. Check out www.elizabeth-johnston.com for more details and how to get tickets. Slainte!