Katie Linnane & Ivan Goff in Concert - May 14th at 8:00pm
Katie Linnane– Fiddle
Katie Linnane hails from Pearl River, NY. She began studying with Willie Kelly, a New Jersey native and one of the most highly-regarded players of Irish fiddle music. Katie has immersed herself in New York's thriving Irish community, enabling her to cultivate her talents and respect for the music as she establishes her prominence among America's finest fiddle players. Katie, who plays the fiddle with effortless exuberance, continues to cultivate her affinity for Clare music and the music of Paddy Canny in particular. Katie’s personal understanding of the music has been influenced by great players, such as Willie Kelly, Patrick Ourceau and Mike Rafferty. She has been a featured performer with the Rockland Symphony Orchestra, and has been on tour with Tomaseen Foley Celtic Christmas for 3 consecutive years, starring as the lead fiddle player and dancer. Katie can be found performing house concerts in the Northeast and around NYC playing with Eamon O’Leary and Jefferson Hamer (The Murphy Beds), Cillian Vallely and Kevin Crawford (Lunasa), Patrick Doocey, Tony Demarco, Liz Hanley and Brenda Castles (Green Fields of America) and her husband Ivan Goff.
Ivan Goff - uilleann pipes / flute
Ivan is a member of Irish traditional band Danú. Growing up in Dublin, Ivan was mentored by uilleann pipes great, Mick O’Brien his regular teacher for several years on both whistle and pipes. Today Ivan is equally renowned for his flute and pipes playing. Over the years he has performed worldwide in duets and ensembles with many household names in Irish music including Iarla Ó Lionáird, Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh, Martin Hayes, Cormac Breatnach, Dervish, and Lúnasa. Since arriving in New York two decades ago, Ivan's professional credits have ranged from film and theater work to appearances with orchestras such as The New York Philharmonic and several well-known Broadway productions such as Riverdance, Sting's The Last Ship on Broadway, and Come From Away. Ivan’s teaching credits include NYU where he holds a PhD in music.
Philadelphia Ceili Group Member tickets purchased at the door $20
Nonmember tickets purchased at the door $25