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Fiddle Workshop with Katie McNally (Special Event)

  • 09 Oct 2016
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Takoma Park Firehouse, Takoma Park, MD
Noon at the Takoma Park firehouse, 7201 Carroll Ave. (park and enter in rear or take Ride-On bus no. 12 or 16 from Takoma Metro station)

$20 (members $10); participants get $10 off admission to the evening concert

Katie McNally studied ancient and modern Scottish literature and traditional music at the University of Glasgow and the National Piping Centre in Glasgow after graduating magna cum laude from Tufts and receiving the university's Etta & Harry Winokur Award for Outstanding Contribution to Performance. She has performed with Childsplay, Eric McDonald, Long Time Courting, Galician bagpiper Carlos Núñez, She has appeared on the cover of Fiddler magazine and was described by The Living Tradition as "the new face of Scottish fiddling in the USA. ? Her new album, as described on her web site, features tunes that "draw inspiration from raw, mid-century recordings of Cape Breton fiddlers both in Nova Scotia and Massachusetts … sculpted by the creative energy of the Boston acoustic music scene. ?

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