Workshop with James Carty (fiddle) - open to all students (young people and adults) of intermediate/advanced level
Fiddle player, James Carty from Boyle, Co Roscommon comes from a long line of traditional Irish musicians and a family highly respected in the traditional idiom. His father, John Carty is an internationally renowned fiddle and banjo player. James however is cutting his own path in the traditional music scene with his own distinctive style which he developed having grown up listening to the recordings of the old Sligo masters Michael Coleman, James Morrisson, Paddy Killoran to name just three. He has toured extensively in Ireland, the UK, Canada and the USA exploring the rich and varied tapestry of the North Connaught fiddle tradition.
James currently lives in London and has become one of the mainstays of the traditional music scene there. He also teaches fiddle in the Mulkere Academy and privately as well as at workshops and summer schools.