Milwaukee Irish Fest Summer School Classes
W02: Fiddle Workshop: The Tunes of Paddy Fahey (Friday only)Instructor: The Kane Sisters - Read full bio
Location: St. Matthews (Check-in CelticMKE Center)
Start Date: Fri, August 16, 2019 Start Time: 10:45 AMEnd Date: Fri, August 16, 2019 End Time: 12:15 PMDescription: The Kane Sisters - Liz and Yvonne Kane - will discuss the life and tunes of Galway fiddle player and composer Paddy Fahey in this special Friday workshop. Fahey, turning 103 this year, has written nearly 60 tunes in the traditional vein, but has never recorded commercially. The Kane Sisters will teach some of their favorite Paddy Fahey tunes while giving an overview about his life and music.
Note: Friday music workshops are not for beginner players (please see our Friday beginner samplers), but are geared towards musicians at the intermediate/advanced level.