Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Irish Flutes

Chris Norman, Brendan Bell, Austin Smith, Martin McCann, Patrick Armstrong. At Billy McComiskey's Irish Family Thanksgiving Extravaganza, Nov. 24, 2012

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Scoil Gheimhridh Frankie Kennedy

Frankie Kennedy
Frankie Kennedy (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The 19th Annual Scoil Gheimhridh Frankie Kennedy happens in the stunning surroundings of the Donegal Gaeltacht in Gaoth Dobhair, and is without question one of the highlights of the traditional Irish music calendar. This year is no exception. There will be classes in various traditional Irish musical instruments, as well as dance, from some of the most respected musicians around. There are events for all the family, including Children’s Art workshops – not to mention a series of concerts from Ireland’s finest artists, including: Altan, Andy Irvine, Séamie O’Dowd, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Steve Cooney, At First Light, and the return of the New Years Hooley Ceol, Craic & Céilí with Breanndán Begley & Steve Cooney & Reel it plus many more.

Tin Whistle Tutor Book: CD-Rom Edition Available

Tin Whistle : A Complete Guide to Playing Irish Traditional Music on the Whistle

A CD-ROM edition of Tradschool's Irish whistle tutor is now available. The data cd contains the pdf ebook and the 429 audio mp3 files that make up the tutor, and comes with a full-colour DVD cover.

Shipping is direct from the US; shipping times are from 2-5 days (US) and 7-14 days (Europe)

The price is 35 euros, including shipping anywhere.

Tin Whistle Tutor Book: Tin Whistle Tutor CD-Rom Edition Available:

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

"MIDIFlute" - Irish Flute/Whistle CoreMIDI Control Surface for the iPad

MIDIFlute is an Irish Flute/Whistle CoreMIDI control surface for the iPad.

The fingerings are based on those used for the 6-hole keyless Irish flute or whistle.