Milwaukee Irish Fest Summer School Instructors
Note: All times are listed in CENTRAL TIME ZONE. Thank you!
Instructor Website: http://amyrichter.com/
Teaching Beginning Bodhrán Class (M-T-W evening)
Amy Richter, a two-time Midwest Fleadh Cheoil champion on the bodhran, has been performing Irish music since 2003 and teaching since 2007. Amy's been touring the states since 2017 with world renowned trad super group, Danu and accompanied them for their televised performance at the 2019 Temple Bar Tradfest in Dublin. She can be heard on two of Danu’s albums, Ten Thousand Miles and An Emerald Isle Christmas. Amy is a founding member of athas, a Milwaukee based band proud to be bringing joy and happiness to all their fans for the past 15 years. Amy has taught both in the U.S. and Ireland. Locally, she's a longtime faculty member for the Milwaukee Irish Fest School of Music. Abroad, she’s taught alongside some of the greats at Junior Davey’s Bodhran Academy and virtually for BulaBuzz. Within the states she’s taught the rhythm workshops at Alasdair Fraser’s Valley of the Moon. She’s excited to announce her partnership with Hal Leonard and the release of her new tutorial, Bodhran Method.