it all started: In the winter of 1991 Brendan and Bernadette
Walsh were struggling on their own to learn Irish traditional
fiddle so they organized group classes with David "Papper"
Papazian. At the same time, they recruited Nancy Lyon and
Philippe Longval to teach tin whistle and bodhran, respectively.
then, the roster of teachers has grown and changed, and dancing, drama,
and other instruments have been added. The school is now guided by a
board of 5: Denis Martin (Director), Gord Fisch
Philippe Murphy (Treasurer), Donna-Marie Sullivan, and Daniel Dupuis
school is a registered non-profit organization dedicated to promoting
Irish music, culture, and a sense of community by holding classes and
other activities like dances and workshops. Click here
to see the constitution and bylaws, adopted in December 2003.
activities are made possible by the hard work of many volunteers who
organize the ceilis and other fundraising activities, and with generous
help from patrons. Over the years volunteers have included Steve Jones,
and Sylvie Larose (ceilis), Donna-Marie Sullivan, Kelly
Patenaude, Gemma and Harold Brooks, Caroline Wathier and Rachelle
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