Instructors and Hotel for 2016 Announced!

Preparations for the 13th annual O'Flaherty Irish Music Retreat have begun and the dates are October 14-16. We'll be back at the Hoblitzelle Camp & Conference Center in Midlothian, Texas for another three-day gathering of people who love to learn and play traditional Irish music. And happily, the new Courtyard Marriott in Midlothian is open and it is our retreat hotel! Mark the dates and plan to join us! Online enrollment begins at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 7th.

For our 2016 camp, we will have another spectacular teaching lineup. Instructors, in alphabetical order, they include Hanz Araki -- Whistle (Int. & Adv.); Michael Black -- Singing (All Levels); Kevin Crawford -- Flute (Int. & Adv.); Danny Diamond -- Fiddle (Intermediate); Colin Farrell -- Fiddle (Intermediate); Grainne Hambly -- Harp (All Levels); Cathal Hayden-- Fiddle (Advanced); Michelle Hedden -- Bodhran (Fundamentals); Kieran Jordan -- Sean-Nós Dancing (All Levels); Jimmy Keane -- Piano Accordion (All Levels); Andy Kruspe -- Bohran (Int. & Adv.); Nolan Ladewski -- Flute/Whistle (Fundamentals); Daniel Mehalko -- Mandolin/Tenor Banjo (Fundamentals); Mick Moloney -- Mandolin (Int. & Adv); David Munnelly -- Button Accordion (All Levels); Eamon O'Leary -- Bouzouki (All Levels); Garry O'Meara -- Tenor Banjo (Int. & Adv.); Tommy O'Sullivan -- DADGAD Guitar (All Levels); Alison Perkins-- Fiddle (Fundamentals); Christian Stevens -- Anglo Concertina (Fundamentals); Cillian Vallely -- Uilleann Pipes (All Levels); and Niall Vallely-- Anglo Concertina (Int. & Adv.).

Here's our 2016 flyer. Click on it to enlarge!

O'Flaherty Retreat Flyer

Our Official Retreat Hotel for 2016

Courtyard by Marriott Midlothian Conference Center
3 Community Circle Drive
Midlothian, Texas 76065
Hotel Phone: (469) 672-8760
Reservation Information


 

Special Thanks to our 2016 Donors!

2016 Major Sponsors
Southwest Celtic Music Association
Trinity Hall Pub & Restaurant

2016 Key Sponsors
Managing to Excellence Corporation

 

 

2016 conTRIBUTING SPONSORs
Mike Martin
Therese Honey and Larry Mallette

2016 Retreat Partners
Rebekah Passmore
Susie Nagel
Joyce Koester
Ian Bittle
John Haggerty
Michael Harris
Clay Levit
Michael Martin
Martha Schinzel
Ian Varley
Michael McCauley