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We are happy to announce that both the tune learning and bodhrán learning sessions held at the KC Irish Center have joined the The Kansas City School of Irish Music. These learning sessions, sometimes called “slow sessions” because the tempo is slower than full-on Irish sessions, are held on Tuesday evenings. As with the learning sessions held throughout 2013, each […]
Here is a picture of artist, musician and luthier Mark Franzke with Kansas City Irish Fest board members Dan Regan and Ed Follis at a meeting earlier this evening. I’ll use Dan’s eloquent words from an earlier email to explain why we were there: Last year Mark Franzke was awarded a grant to build a […]
Doug, Dave and Turlach appeared on the Foolkiller Folk radio show today. We talked about the music school with hosts Mark and Valerie Andruss and we played some tunes. Unfortunately, the show is not podcast, but we do have some pictures.
Paddy O’Brien will appear in a house concert on Saturday July 24th. More details at Big Plain Concerts website.
The Kansas City Star featured a picture of Lucie Goodhart, Doug’s daughter, relaxing in the aftermath of last Sunday’s instructor concert.
Doug Goodhart, Turlach Boylan and Dave Agee perform at the 2010 Instructor showcase in the Irish Museum and Cultural Center.
There will be an Instructor showcase at the Irish Museum in Union Station next Sunday at 2:00 pm featuring instructors Emily Wyatt(harp), Dave Agee(fiddle and bodhran), Doug Goodhart(whistle, bodhran, fiddle) and Turlach Boylan(flute and whistle) followed by a reception. This event will mark the opening of The Music School Library, funded by a grant from […]
Just two intrepid students represented the Music school at Sheehan’s Open house this past Saturday. Captured here on blurry cellphone photos are Kat Land and Michael Allen making me proud.
The members of Slide (Ireland), winners of Irish Music Magazineâ€™s Best Newcomer award in 2001 and the Young Musicwide Award in 2006, have agreed to teach a series of workshops and private lessons in Tulsa on September 1 and 2 during their U.S. tour (which is sponsored in part by Culture Ireland). This is a […]