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Mar 14, 2023


Charlottesville Waldorf School

Irish Harp & Guitar Workshops & Concert with Máire ní Chathasaigh & Chris Newman

Máire ní Chathasaigh & Chris Newman Irish Harp & Guitar Workshops & Concert Tuesday, March 14 Workshops: Youth  4:00-4:50 p.m. $25 Adults 5:00-6:00 p.m. $35

Concert 6:30-7:30  p.m. $20

Workshops take place in Waldorf school classes at the lower parking lot. Concert takes place in the Charlottesville Waldorf School Library at the  upper parking lot.

Máire ní Chathasaigh is the doyenne of Irish harpers” (SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY) and recipient of Irish music’s most prestigious award, Traditional Musician of the Year (Gradam Cheoil TG4 - Ceoltóir na Bliana). Maire is the innovator of several unique techniques on the harp and has performed from an early age. She is a sought-after teacher as well as a performer. Along with Chris Newman, virtuoso guitarist, they have presented their unique musical vision in twenty-two countries on five continents. The Irish Times describes their performance as “music of fire and brilliance from the high-wire act in traditional music.” From Songlines, “an eclecticism and spirit of adventure that is quite thrilling.”

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