Lesl Harker teaches and plays the Irish flute and tin whistle. She is an RIAM certified traditional music instructor. (Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin.)
The final Tunes & Tales of old East Galway was Sunday May 21, 2023. You tube videos of 2 of the selections are here (The Wearing of the Green, Wallop Away the Wattle)
and here (Richard Brennan's Favourite, Jimmy Ward's Favourite).
All workshop tunes are available on the repertoire class page
Lesl has been certified as an Irish traditional music instructor by the RIAM conservatory, the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin.
Book 1 "300 Tunes" and Book 2 "Second Wind" are now both available on Amazon.com at https://www.amazon.com/author/lesl
Tunes & Tales of old East Galway 2023 - 2 segments available on you tube:
Tunes & Tales of Old East Galway 2022 concert segment- 4 selections from you tube, including Jerry O'Sullivan and flute apprentices Jessie and Laura:
Flings- Bonnie Scotland_Mrs. Galvin's (The Garden of Willows)
Hornpipes- The Humours of Tuamgreine_McMahon’s hornpipe
Reels- Last Night’s Fun_The Abbey Reel
Piece- Madame Maxwell
Tunes & Tales of Old East Galway 2021 is on you tube. Lesl and Jerry O'Sullivan.
Congratulations to Jessie M. and Laura W. on their 2022-23 apprenticeship awards!
Virtual lessons are still available. No driving! Skype, Forte, and Facetime.
Here's a link to a great article on practicing from Noa Kagayama.
"Tools for learning" pdf now available for download on the Tips Page
Need assistance with posted tunes, or otherwise? Schedule a lesson!
Lesl is in the NJ State Arts Council magazine. Read it here
Tips on scheduling your practice sessions on the tips page.
Carrying on the musical traditions of old East County Galway, Ireland.