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International Festival for Irish Harp: Luke Webb & Fionn Ó hAlmhain

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Rising Harp Stars at The Tholsel: Luke Webb (Harp) and Fionn Ó hAlmhain (Uilleann Pipes)

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International Festival for Irish Harp: Rising Harp Stars at The Tholsel: Luke Webb (Harp) & Fionn Ó hAlmhain (Uilleann Pipes)

Luke Webb (Harp)

Luke Webb is an exciting young Irish Traditional Harpist with a background in classical training on the Harp. Having graduated from TU Dublin Conservatory of Music and Drama’s Bachelor of Music programme specializing in Pedagogy, Luke is currently furthering his career on their Masters in Performance programme.

Luke has performed at an array of spectacular festivals and venues such as the National Concert Hall, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin City Hall, Wales Harp Festival, and Edinburgh International Harp Festival. His original compositions such as ‘The Centenary Jig’, ‘Fredo’s Lullaby’, ‘Age of Innocence’, ‘Natures Chorus’ and 'The Freedom Suite' have been debuted nationally and internationally.

The variety of teaching roles Luke has been exposed to have extremely enhanced his knowledge as a harpist and teacher. Luke has taught in Athenry Music School, Beaumont Comhaltas, Seán Treacy Comhaltas whilst establishing and expanding his own private tuition.

Fionn Ó hAlmhain (Uilleann Pipes)

Fionn Ó hAlmhain is an uilleann piper, flautist and singer who was born in Berlin and raised in Co. Wicklow. He first took up the tin whistle at his local Comhaltas branch in Bray. He has recently completed a BMus at the TU Dublin Conservatory where he studied under Peter Browne, Antaine Ó Faracháin, Tom Doorley and others.

Fionn has appeared as both a solo performer and as a member of various ensembles both at home and abroad, with performances including concerts at the Glór theatre with the Irish Memory Orchestra, at Scoil Cheoil an Earraigh alongside Carlos Nunes and Mícheál Ó Súilleabháín and at the Festival Interceltique where he has also been an adjudicator for the McCrimmon cup and has given masterclasses, including one with Paddy Keenan.

Fionn is also a teacher with Na Píobairí Uilleann, Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann and privately and has given workshops for events such as the Belfast Piping tionól and the Festival Interceltique.

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