Milwaukee Irish Fest Summer School Instructors
Instructor Website: http://www.mickconneely.com/index.html
Teaching M09: Fiddle, Advanced Irish and M12: Fiddle, Intermediate Irish
Mick is one of the most acclaimed and respected fiddle players in the Irish tradition. To date he has played, toured and recorded with many artists, most notably De Danann. In 2001 his debut solo album ‘Selkie’ was released to critical acclaim on the prestigious boutique trad label Cló Iar-Chonnacht and he has recorded on numerous albums to date. Mick is a leading exponent of the 6-string Greek bouzouki in Irish traditional music.
Mick played fiddle with legendary Irish music group De Danann periodically over 22 years from 1991-2013 (full-time between 2009-2013, recording one studio album Wonderwaltz with the band in 2010). Currently Mick is collaborating with David Munnelly promoting their duet album 'Tis What It Is.