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Pipers Gathering VT, USA 2002 Brian teaching class.As a tutor of international renown, Brian is much sought-after to conduct individual and group workshops. His unique pedagogical skills honed from years of experience as a university lecturer and as a performing musician have ensured that Brian is now one the most respected tutors of his generation.

 

Drumshanbo 2002He has been a regular tutor at all the most prominent Summer School of music in Ireland including the 'Willie Clancy Summer School' in Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare; the 'Joe Money Summer School' in Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim; the 'O'Carolan Summer School', Keadue, Co. Roscommon; Scoil Eigse (Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann music workshop preceding the All-Ireland Fleadh Cheoil) and Fleadh Nua. Brian is also an instructor for Na Piobairi Uilleann (Association of Uilleann Pipers) for whom he frequently conducts Master Classes.


Interceltic Festival Lorient 2000Regular international workshops include the Festival Interceltique de Lorient, in France. Brian is also an annual visitor as guest piper to many of the Piper's Gatherings around the world and may be found annually in the U.S.A., Japan, New Zealand, Australia and in Continental Europe.

Some Workshop Feedback

"One can really tell this man is a college professor and superb educator. He had the style and charisma as well as interactive and attentive abilities that I see in effective teachers."
Lewis Blevins, Nashville, 2002.

"Thank you for a very intense and inspiring week in Drumshanbo. I learnt more than I did in the last year that week."
Morten Holm, Joe Mooney Summer School, Drumshanbo, 2002.

"Pipes workshop feedback has only been top class, extremely positive."
Dennis Liddy, Fleadh Nua, Ennis, Co. Clare 2002

"I heard nothing but extremely positive remarks from your students. Praise like: he's patient, broke it down to our level, humble, a true teacher, he can really hide a grimace, and best of all - he makes it fun."
Mari J Hoiland, Seattle Pipers Tionol, 2002.

 

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