Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Mid-Atlantic Region


Albert Alfonso and Skip Healy: Concert and Workshop by midatlanticcce
July 20, 2009, 6:56 pm
Filed under: Concert, Maryland, Workshop

Albert Alfonso (bodhran) and Skip Healy (flute)
Concert and Workshop

Friday July 24th.  Drum workshop 5-6pm, pot luck 6-8pm, concert 8pm

Cheshire Place Farm
13815 Liberty Rd.
Mount Airy, MD 21771-9528

An Evening of the Sublime Combination of Bodhran and Flute.

Drum Workshop with Albert Alfonso from 5-6, no drums needed, $15

Pot Luck Dinner 6-8 Albert will be making one of his famous dishes

Concert at 8pm Admission $15

Albert Alfonso without a doubt makes some of the finest bodhrans ever produced. His unique playing style is praised by the likes of Tommy Hayes, Seamus Egan and others. He has taught all over the US and Europe. For his 3rd Annual Cheshire Place Concert he is joined by Skip Healy on flute.

For over thirty years, Skip Healy has been a renowned, Grammy-nominated performer of Irish flute and American fife music. He is widely regarded as one of the finest American fife and Traditional Irish wooden flute players, makers and educators that the country has ever produced. His playing style, heralded “at once traditional and contemporary”, breathes new life into his enormous repertoire of tunes. http://www.skiphealy.com.

Arthur Twaggle of St. Louis FIre Department says ” ..they brought the house down. An incendiary performance to be sure”

For RSVP and More information contact Deborah Brower, eirdrum@hotmail.com or call 301-829-2612

Directions to Cheshire Place:

From Frederick

Route 15 north to Route 26 East. Follow Route 26 about 15 miles through Mount Pleasant and Libertytown. Cheshire Place is 4 miles east of Libertytown on the right. Pass Unionville Road on your right the next road you cross will be Clemsonville Road.

Turn right into the first driveway immediately after you cross Clemsonville Road, between the white and green mailboxes. Go straight down the drive way to the log house.

From US 70

Take the Mount Airy exit going north on Route 27 towards Taylorsville about 8 miles. At Taylorsville turn left on Route 26(Liberty Rd.) go 4 .5 miles. Pass Unionville Road on the left, cross Albaugh Rd. Pass Lowe Winery on the left you will soon see a yellow intersection warning sign on your right. The driveway is on your immediate left between the green and the white mailboxes. Go straight down the drive way to the log house. Note: If you cross Clemsonville Road you just missed the drive.

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