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Read about ways to improve your Irish music playing, listening lists, and more from the Milwaukee Irish Fest School of Music.

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Interview with Enda Scahill Part 1

Interview with Enda Scahill

We recently asked Irish banjo ace, Enda Scahill, about how he started playing music, early inspiration, and some advice about learning the banjo.

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5 More Irish Fiddle Players You Need To Hear

5 More Irish Fiddle Players You Need To Hear

Learn about and listen to five important historical Irish fiddle players: Lucy Farr, Bobby Casey, Julia Clifford, Paddy Canny, and Johnny Doherty.

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5 Irish Flute Players You Need To Hear - Milwaukee Irish Fest School of Music Blog

5 Irish Flute Players You Need To Hear

The sound of the flute has been a part of Irish music for generations. Take a listen to 5 influential Irish flute players, including Tom Morrison, Catherine McEvoy, and Matt Molloy.

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Having trouble keeping the tempo steady while playing tunes? Let’s look at ways to work on potential

Developing Solid Timing When Playing Irish Music

Having trouble keeping the tempo steady while playing tunes? Let’s look at ways to work on potential timing issues as you practice Irish music.

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4 Steps to Inhabiting Your Irish Music Repertoire - Shannon Heaton

4 Steps to Inhabiting Your Irish Music Repertoire

Flute player Shannon Heaton helps Irish music students dig into and really know their tunes in our first guest blog.

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What Is An Irish Session?

What Is An Irish Session?

For those who have been learning Irish music and are looking to play with others, what should you expect to find at an Irish session?

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Family Session Tunes February 2016

Family Session Tunes February 2016

What tunes did we play at the latest Family Session at the Milwaukee Irish Fest School of Music? Here's a handy list of the jigs, reels, polkas, and other tunes played during the session.

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Tips for Practicing Irish Music

Tips for Practicing Irish Music

Need some tips on how to optimize your practice time learning Irish music? Here are a few pointers to get you started.

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5 Irish Tin Whistle Players You Need To Hear (photo by Daniel Fernandez)

Family Session Tunes January 2016

What tunes did we play at the latest Family Session at the Milwaukee Irish Fest School of Music? Here's a handy list of the jigs, reels, polkas, and other tunes played during the session.

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5 Irish Tin Whistle Players You Need To Hear (photo by Daniel Fernandez)

5 Irish Tin Whistle Players You Need To Hear

The tin whistle is a humble instrument but can sound amazing in the hands of an expert musician. Listen and learn about 5 influential Irish whistle players.

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The Yanks Are Coming (to teach you Irish music!)

The next Irish American dream team will be teaching Irish fiddle, accordion, flute/whistle, and guitar/bouzouki on November 7th.

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5 Irish Fiddle Players You Need To Hear

Learn about and listen to five important historical Irish fiddle players: Edward Cronin, John McFadden, Michael Coleman, James Morrison, and Paddy Killoran.

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