Time: 11am-3pm Location: Acadamh Ceoil Chaoimhin Ui Dhochartaigh, 35 Great James' Street, Derry BT48 7DF Price: £20+bf Book Now
From Granard, Co Longford, Elaine Reilly is one of the foremost tenor banjo players of her generation. She is in high demand as an accomplished and much sought after performer and tutor. She has taught at many events including The Willie Clancy Summer School and Scoil Eigse and has toured extensively in Ireland, Britain and North America. In 2020, Elaine was chosen as one of 20 musicians for Trad Ireland’s 20/20 visionaries project and recently recorded with fellow Longford banjo player, Angelina Carberry. In February 2022, Elaine performed as part of a new project Ardán, alongside Sorcha Costello and Catherine McHugh. Most recently, Elaine and Sorcha performed at the Return to London Town festival, The Patrick O’Keefe festival and featured on Tg4 programmes Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy and Geantraí.
Please note: all workshops are intermediate & advanced level.