Milwaukee Irish Fest Summer School Instructors
Teaching M01: Irish Music Ensemble for Teens (ages 13 to 18) and W03: Flute Workshop (Friday only)
Martha Guiney is a flute and whistle player from County Down, in the north of Ireland. Under the direction of Sligo born flute prodigy Seamus Transey, Martha has been immersed in the Irish Traditional Music scene frmo an early age, receiving her first All-Ireland medal as a child at the Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann and also winning first place at the Francis McPeake World Championships for Irish music, held in Belfast. As a soloist, Martha has performed on BBC Radio Ulster's Folk Club and was recently selected to play as a soloist on a research CD containing music and song from the Oriel region. Martha graduated with a B.A. degree in Music at Dundalk Institute of Technology and she is currently completing an M.A. in Irish Traditional Music Performance at the Irish World Academy, University of Limerick. Martha is looking forward to performing and teaching this year at Irish Fest!