Ceol na Coille in association with Regional Cultural Centre presents

Yvonne Casey (Fiddle)

Thursday, 16th July, 12pm: YouTube

Ceol na Coille Summer School of Traditional Music in association with the Regional Cultural Centre Letterkenny will present a series of online video tutorials featuring Dermot Byrne, Roisin McGrory, Yvonne Casey, Deirdre Scanlan and Deirdre McGrory.

During the week video footage from concerts and recitals over the last number of years of the summer school will also be premiered.

Yvonne Casey is one of Co. Clare’s most distinctive fiddle players. She grew up surrounded by the richness of Clare music and plays in a unique soulful style.

In the 1990’s Yvonne recorded two albums with The Ceili Bandits and they toured Europe and the USA. Her first solo CD was released in 2004.

Since then, she has created her own music school in Clare and teaches and performs at various festivals at home and abroad. Yvonne’s recently released CD entitled “Croí” (Heart), includes her own new compositions and performances by Dermot Byrne, Eoin O’Neill and Jon O’Connell.

Yvonne has also shared the stage with many great musicians such as Steve Cooney, Frankie Gavin, Martin Hayes, Paddy Keenan, Josephine Marsh, Máirtin O’ Connor, Kevin Crawford and luka Bloom to mention a few.