Wednesday, 3 August 2011

Seamus Connolly - NHMC 2008 Concert

"Seamus Connolly taught Irish Fiddle classes at the Northeast Heritage Music Camp (Peter Langston and Ken Perlman, directors) on the campus of Johnson State College in Johnson, Vermont, June 15 - 21, 2008. This concert took place on the evening of Saturday, June 21, 2008 at the River Arts concert space in Morrisville, Vermont. Seamus was the final performer in the second set." Posted on Youtube on the 18th of November 2010 by PeterSLangston.

"Killaloe, County Clare, fiddler Seamus Connolly, is the most successful solo competitor in the history of the All-Ireland Championships, winning an unprecedented ten fiddle titles. As a boy, Connolly traveled Ireland, learning from the topmost legends of Irish music, including Willie Clancy, P.J. Hayes, Padraig O’Keeffe, and Junior Crehan among others. As a youth, Connolly rose to national fame through Irish radio and television, and later as a member of the Kilfenora and Leitrim Ceili Bands." Click here for more...

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