for 2014 Retreat
For our tenth anniversary event, we have an incredible teaching lineup that will join us October 24-26, 2014 at Hoblitzelle Camp & Conference Center in Midlothian, Texas. Instructors, in alphabetical order, include Albert Alfonso on bodhran (Int. & Adv.); Séamus Begley on button accordion; Mick Broderick on bouzouki; David Doocey on fiddle (Int. & Adv.); Cormac DeBarra on harp (Int. & Adv.); Aoife Clancy on singing; Rick Cunningham on mandolin & tenor banjo fundamentals; Seamus Egan on tenor banjo (Int. & Adv.); Therese Honey on harp fundametnals; Winifred Horan on fiddle (Int. & Adv.); Roger Landes on mandolin (Int. & Adv.); Grey Larsen on flute & whistle fundamentals; Oisín Mac Diarmada on fiddle (Int. & Adv.); Joanie Madden on whistle (Int. & Adv.); Eamon McElholm on guitar; Catherine McEvoy on flute (Int. & Adv.); Gordon McLeod on fiddle fundamentals; Brian McNamara on uilleann pipes; David Mehalko on fiddle fundamentals; Mirella Murray on piano accordion; Niamh Ni Charra on Anglo concertina; Dale Russ on fiddle (Int. & Adv.); and Mark Stone on bodhran fundamentals..
PLEASE NOTE: The online enrollment date has been moved to Saturday, May 10 beginning at 9 a.m.
Here's a look at our new flyer. Click on it to enlarge.
O'Flaherty Retreat on RTE Ceili House
On the final evening of the retreat, Kieran Hanrahan recorded his show "Ceili House" which aired on RTE ireland Radio in two segments on December 7th and January 18th. To listen to the show, go to CEILI HOUSE and select "Saturday 7th December" or "Saturday 18th January" on the right side of the page. Both were fantastic shows featuring instructors and students from the retreat. Thanks to Kieran and those who helped with the production and those who performed! What a great way to end our first ten years!
Here is our "First Ten Years" celebration video.
Special Thanks to our 2013 Donors!
2013 Major Sponsors
Southwest Celtic Music Association
Trinity Hall Pub & Restaurant
Managing to Excellence Corporation
2013 Key Sponsors
Fiddler's Green Music Shop
2013 conTRIBUTING SPONSORs
Therese Honey & Larry Mallette
2013 Retreat Partners
Tim Kennedy, Willow Dalehite, John McGuire, Mimi Rogers, Rebekah Passmore, Abbey Magill, Shannon McCauley, David and Grace Lovrien, Paul Dryer, Albert Alfonso, Peggy Fleming, Tom Roberts
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