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It’s a momentous moment. I’ve just finished sending emails to 49 parents about this year’s lesson times with their NEW teacher. !!??!! Yup. I’ve decided to take a break for a year. Why? Well, reason number one is burn-out. Last year I had 52 students, plus scheduled another 6 for our 2nd harp teacher (the [...]

By | 2017-09-14T00:02:10+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Winner of Bonn Óir 2017

Last Friday I played in the final of An Bonn Óir, which is a competition run every 4 years for Irish traditional harp and pipes. The competition is organised by Peadar Ó Riada in honour of his late father, Seán Ó Riada (pretty much Ireland's national composer). I'm a huge fan of Peadar Ó Riada, [...]

By | 2017-03-17T20:28:37+00:00 February 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lá greathach!!

Today I had the pleasure of: - whatsapping Gabriella Bosio, one of the most successful harp teachers in the world - chatting to Katharine MacMághnuis, director of Athenry Music School, whose unique genius lies in combining pragmatism and vision - walking around the garden, counting my steps, carrying a harp. I was very tired so at this point I [...]

By | 2016-03-20T02:26:07+00:00 March 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments