Shane Mulchrone – Banjo Tutor 2016

We are delighted to announce that Shane Mulchrone will join us as a Banjo Tutor for the 6th Annual Seosamh Mac Gabhann Summer School from Sunday July 3rd to Friday July 8th. Shane Mulchrone, from near Ballina, Co. Mayo has been playing the banjo for over 20 years. His early tutors included John Carty and Tommy Finn, and his music is also influenced by the local musicians of Mayo and Sligo. He has taught at numerous summer schools and workshops around the country and overseas, including the Joe Mooney Summer School, Scoil Acla, and Scoil Éigse at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann. He has featured on television and radio and performed internationally in Europe, America, and most recently Cuba. Shane plays regularly at sessions and festivals throughout the country. For a flavour of Shane’s fantastic Banjo playing, check this out.