kate-dowling’s twenty-nine comments

  • Yim

    This is a recording from the festival of the same name in St Paul Minnesota. This festival focuses on young players - trying to get them tutelage from the best of the best. more…

  • What does it take?

    What does it take to get you to go to a trad Irish music event, concert, or workshop? I am surprised at how often amazing music is happening and no one turns out for it. Even in one's own town! It's nearly insulting to the artists! more…

  • Young Irish Musicians Weekend

    Registration is open! more…

  • Hi - The Center for Irish Music is putting on our 2nd Annual Young Irish Musicians Weekend June 20-22, 2008 in St Paul, Minnesota. This year's artists include Liz Carroll, Dermot & Tara Diamond, Tommy Martin and Daithi Sproule. more…

  • Flute Weekends?

    Hi - I *think* I remember reading some time ago about a flute weekend in April in Ireland (classes, concerts, craic etc) ... I searched the archive but could not find a reference. I am wondering if anyone has any information on this and if it might be h... more…

  • Re: choosing an irish flute

    IMO, don't do a small-handed flute. You'll progress beyond it and need to get a new one in a few months or a year. Also, you NEED a tuning slide. Good luck! more…

  • Re: Lessons with James Kelly from anywhere in the World!

    That's brilliant! I know James has a busy schedule, so this should work well. You could also take lessons with him at the Young Musicians Weekend coming up in St Paul June 22-24. It's going to be great craic! more…

  • Due to strong demand, The Young Irish Musicians Weekend is now open for ALL AGES! more…

  • Weekend just for young musicians USA

    Hi - more…

  • Register before April 1 for discount!

    The Center for Irish Music (www.centerforirishmusic.org ) has an exciting event coming up in June: The Young Irish Musicians Weekend, June 22-24, 2007 in St. Paul, MN. more…