2020 Tutors & Performers:

Catherine McEVOY (IRE)
Irish flute, whistle
Winner of the TG 4 Musician of the Year 2019, Catherine McEVOY stands out as one of the finest exponents of the North Connacht tradition of flute playing.
Irish fiddle
Winner of Ireland’s Michael Coleman Traditional Fiddle Player of the Year Award, he’s one of Australia’s leading players and makers.
flutes, small pipes, songs
Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia into a music loving family, Chris’ influential work as performer, composer, recording artist, teacher and flute maker has earned him worldwide recognition.
  • Irish fiddle – (all bowed strings welcome including viola, cello, etc)
  • Flute – simple system and modern flutes; Irish, Scottish, Quebecois & Cape Breton tunes
  • Baroque & renaissance flute – a daily session exploring repertoire & style for art and poular music of the 16th – 18th centuries
  • Whistle – in D
  • Scottish small pipes – tunes of the British Isles, Appalachia, Cape Breton, Brittany, and beyond
  • Songs & ballads – from the Celtic and North American traditions
  • Celtic Ensemble & Baroque Ensemble playing
  • Sessions
  • Seaside walks
  • Local craft beer & wine tastings – (BYO-pot-luck)