marymccaffrey’s fifty-two comments

  • Re: Looking for a flute teacher or workshops

    you could get in contact with the UCD trad society. they may be able to help you as they are an organised student group of musicians. all the best! more…

  • Re: Wet your whistle?

    i know that after playing for a while your whistle gets a bit clogged up with saliva but i don't see the harm in giving it a quick shake. i can't say i'm a fan at all of sucking the stuff back into my mouth but each to their own i guess... anyway, it may ... more…

  • Re: Anyone here see Dervish last night in Belfast?

    hey jfiddlerh hope you've more time on your hands this year because the trad group at queen's is still alive and well. i'm not there this year as i'm studying in south carolina in the u s of a but mairead is keeping it ticking over nicely! the group all w... more…

  • hey i am studying in south carolina at the minute and if i can get to your session it would be great. i sing and play the whistle. i'll try and get up some night, until then enjoy the pints and the music even more! more…

  • Re: whistles for christmas??????

    i still like generation d whistles. i have a silver with a blue top and a brass with a red top. i think the silver one produces a much cleaner sound myself although the brass one doesn't seem as shrill sounding. they cost like under 4 pounds sterling. more…

  • Re: Ralph Vaughan Williams loved trad…

    RVW?! he's a legend. i love his fantasia on a theme by thomas tallis. it is gorgeous. more…

  • Re: Fleadh ‘05 - Who’s going?

    hey my sister is singing in the over 18 section. go see her she's great! more…

  • Re: South Carolina

    thanks for that link and cheers steve for getting in touch with me! i am going to study business for a year in SC. the traditional group at queens will live on though!! mairead and co will keep doing a great job. we just had our second public performance ... more…

  • South Carolina

    hey everyone, more…

  • Re: Well done to Queen`s traditional group

    hey i was just about to put a posting up myself about last night's concert. glad you enjoyed it cos! jfiddlerh, we might see you next year!? more…