Thursday, 10 January 2013

House Concert and Workshops with Patrick Ourceau, fiddle and Ivan Goff, flute and pipes - 25-27 Jan 2013

Patrick Ourceau, fiddle and Ivan Goff, flute and pipes

Concert on the Saturday at 8:00 p.m.
202 Main Street, Barriefield (near Kingston)

Immersion Weekend: $125 advance registration (till January 15), $150 late registration. Concert: $20 advance (till January 20), $25 at the door

The usual reminder, a house is just a house and only holds so many (about 45, with many seats taken by the workshop musicians) and our house concerts have always sold out - reserve early. Enjoy

Weekend registration includes workshops all day Saturday and a ½ day Sunday, Saturday evening concert and session. Potluck shared food, and Kingston has a range hotels to stay in - we can provide information

Patrick Ourceau is a virtuoso on the fiddle, an avid student of the old masters, and a particular specialist in the style and repertoire of Clare and East Galway.

Ivan Goff, an All-Ireland champion from Dublin, based in New York, Ivan plays uilleann pipes (Irish bellows-blown pipes), whistles and Irish wooden concert flute. A traditional musician with an eclectic background that includes master degrees in both musicology and computer composition, Ivan has performed in several well-known productions including extended engagements with Riverdance (US tour and Broadway), Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance and has featured in film scores such as recently-released Cremaster 3 (Matthew Barney) exhibited in the Guggenheim museum 2003. In addition to performing as a solo artist, Ivan has collaborated as performer and composer in the theatrical productions Peacefire and The Voice of the Sea (Mac Uibh Aille) and has performed with numerous bands and artists including NYC-based Whirligig, Cathie Ryan and Irish traditional band LĂșnasa.


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