Seán Heely, Celtic fiddle

Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 7:30pm

Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 7:30pm

The Mansion



Artist in Residence
Seán Heely, Celtic fiddle

Sponsored by Sarah and Dan Gallagher and  Van and Linda Hubbard

Inspired by his Scottish ancestry, violinist Seán Heely breathes new life into the rich traditions of Celtic music, engaging audiences with every bow stroke. Follow Heely’s fiddle on a journey through Scotland, Ireland, and America. A US National Scottish Fiddle Champion and a nationally awarded Irish fiddler, his music also encompasses classical, bluegrass, and swing music. Heely has performed with traditional music icons such as Irish fiddle legend Liz Carroll and cellist virtuoso Natalie Haas. From lively reels and jigs to the haunting airs and songs of Scotland and Ireland, he seamlessly weaves ancient traditions with modern compositions.

  • Heely was selected to compete in the prestigious Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann All-Ireland Senior Fiddle competition in August 2017.
  • A composer and arranger, Heely has won national awards including the 2016 Scottish Fiddling Revival’s Tune writing competition.
  • Heely shares his talent with younger generations by teaching at summer camps, schools, and a private studio.

Don't miss Seán Heely's workshop on May 15.

Sean Heely

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