TradSoc UCD Workshop – Louise Mulcahy
Well folks, we hope you're excited - because we sure are! This week we present the fantastic Louise Mulcahy for a TradSoc UCD Workshop!
Where? LG20 Ag Science Building
When? 6-8pm Tuesday 24th of October
The workshop will cost €3 and there will be refreshments served! Hope to see you all there - all instruments welcome! Hup!
P.S: Scroll down for some more information about Louise's incredible career!
Louise Mulcahy is a well-established performer & tutor on both flute and uilleann pipes. Louise recently released her highly acclaimed début solo album titled 'Tuning the Road', “A complete wonder of an album from a truly brilliant musician" – Bill Margeson.
Alongside three album releases with father, Mick, & sister Michelle, Louise also appeared a number of years ago on Na Píobairí Uilleann’s compilation of young pipers entitled 'A New Dawn’.
Louise has toured extensively throughout the world including performances in Asia, New Zealand, Australia, Europe, America and Canada. Louise has been a guest tutor and performer at many festivals across the globe including Augusta Irish Week in the United States, The Catskills Irish week, Ceol Aneas- New Zealand & the Temple bar Trad Fest amongst others. Louise has performed for such dignitaries as An t-Uachtarán Míchael D. Higgins & his wife Sabina and the Irish Ambassador of Ireland to Vietnam.
Louise is a regular contributor to many music programmes, nationally & internationally, on TV & on radio and has also presented the traditional Irish Music series 'Geantraí' for the Irish language television station TG4. Louise has featured on the award winning series Port for BBC Alba and TG4, where she collaborated with traditional Scottish musicians on the trip. Louise performed on a traditional music series for TG4 titled ‘Mná an Cheoil' in which she featured as an interviewee and performer. Louise also featured on the NPU Uilleann Pipes UNESCO Heritage Bid short film submitted by the Department of Arts and Culture. On this video she presented spoken material and performed on the Uilleann Pipes.
She has also lectured on Irish Music in Ireland & the United States of America. Louise is the only person in the history of Comhaltas Ceoltoirí Éireann to have won four Senior All Ireland titles on the same day. Louise was awarded Female Musician of the Year at the Live Ireland Awards 2015 & previously in 2005 with her sister Michelle.
“Louise is one of the finest musicians of her generation. Her choice of material, her approach to the melodies coupled with tasteful inventiveness make this a very welcome entry to the growing catalogue of Traditional Irish flute music.”
- Matt Molloy on Louise's début solo album.