Dianeg’s thirteen comments

  • Celtic Song Workshop

    This will be a one-day workshop totally centered on Celtic songs and singing. more…

  • Re: Pint of Irish Celtic Retreat

    It runs from March 3 starting at 4pm, thru Sunday March 5 at 2 pm. You can get more details, including schedule and pix at: http://www.pintofirish.org/celtic-retreat-2017 more…

  • Pint of Irish Celtic Retreat

    Pint of Irish is holding their first ever week-end retreat in the Southern California mountains. The campgrounds have fully heated cabins and meeting rooms, so the cold and snow promise to be friends! There will be scheduled classes in Irish music, song,... more…

  • Re: Update on running thesession.org

    Jeremy - more…

  • Starbucks, Bear Valley Road

    A friendly session in a large Starbucks. This Starbucks has plenty of space and a good-sized clientele that truly enjoys the music. Just make sure you get to the right Starbucks! The session is at the one just East of the 15, North of Bear Valley Road.... more…

  • Butler’s Coffee

    From 7 - 9 pm, Second Thursday of the Month. This is a friendly, open session in a easy-going location. Beginners are welcome! more…

  • Re: air travel with whistles

    I travel a lot on airlines, always with multiple whistles in tow. I've gotten into the habit of pulling them out of my carryon and putting in the "tubs" (like I do with the computer) I've never had any inspector ask a single question since doing that. ... more…

  • Re: Your regular sessions: How Many? How Often? How Far?

    I would love to have a regular session that I could regularly attend! The closest to me is about 2 hours away, if I'm not fighting Southern California rush hour traffic. Otherwise, it can take more like 3 - 4 hours. They get together once a week, I lov... more…

  • Re: To keep or not to keep - an instrument in or out of its case between plays.

    Doesn't it all depend on where you live? If I were in Ireland or some such humid land, I would probably leave my flute out, too. But, no, I live in the Mojave Desert. Leaving a wooden instrument out even for an evening has pretty devasting results, so ... more…

  • Re: Tin Whistles and Flying

    I'm on a plane 4+ times a month, and always carry on whistles. I've learned, though, that an occasional over-zealous security person sometimes thinks my whistle (especially one of the "larger" ones - like my "A") might be a part of some horrible weapon. ... more…