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Harp Workshop with Floriane Blancke

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Gaelscoil Ui Riordain

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Floriane Blancke - Harp

Born in Paris, France, Floriane Blancke is a harpist, fiddler, pianist and vocalist who has been embraced into Irish Traditional music circles over the past numbers of years. She studied classical music for 10 years in the conservatoire of Bordeaux before spending a few years studying Jazz and World music in the C.I.A.M Jazz School. After moving to Ireland from France to pursue a full-time career in Traditional Music in 2006, Floriane is now recognised as a skilled harpist and has performed with luminaries such as Sharon Shannon, Dermot Byrne, Brid Harper, Frankie gavin, Steve Cooney, Paddy Keenan, Pierre Schryer, Seamus Begley, Tim Edey, …While for the most part, Floriane collaborations are traditional, she has shown her versatility in sharing the stage with contemporary artists such as Shane Mc Gowan of the Pogues and the world renowned vocalist Patti Smith.

"Floriane is a joyous, sensitive musician with an open and sympathetic ear; she embraces broad musical influences and makes them personal."..... Brendan Gleeson

"Floriane Blancke has the ancient gift of pure and natural musicality".........Declan O'Rourke

"I've always known Flo as a fantastic harpist, and a great all round versatile musician"......Sharon Shannon

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