Milwaukee Irish Fest Summer School Instructors
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Máire Ní Choilm
Instructor Website: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQdpl_8NdGk
Teaching Online Sean-nos Song Thursday Sampler (Thursday only)
Máire Ní Choilm is a sean-nós singer from the Gaoth Dobhair gaeltacht in the northwest of Donegal. She now resides in Co. Louth and teaches in a primary gaelscoil in Drogheda. Máire gives workshops at music festivals throughout Ireland and abroad and has performed at many international festivals including Celtic Connections, Tocane, St. Apres Irish Festival, Joe Heaney Festival, Inishowen Singing Festival, and Festival Interceltique Lorient to mention a few. She has also performed as part of the Compánach – The Music of Ireland in the Centre Culturel Irlandais Paris and at the Leuven Institute for Ireland Belgium. Máire is also a Gaeilge teacher and has taught Irish at the Daltaí na Gaeilge Summer School in Esopus NY in 2009 and 2010. She has a solo CD Nuair a théid sé fán chroí. Her style of singing has its origins in the strong gaeltacht she grew up in.