Alumni Events

UCC (Chicago) Alumni & Friends Annual Reception

Drinks & Canapés Reception with a performance of Irish Traditional Music and Dance by Mel Mercier, Head of UCC's School of Music and UCC Music students.

On the Evening, Mel Mercier, Head of UCC’s School of Music and distinguished performer of Irish traditional music, will give an illustrated presentation on the wax cylinder recordings of Irish-American traditional musicians made by the remarkable Irish-American, Captain Francis O’Neill. Mel will be accompanied by UCC music students Caitlin Nic Gabhann (concertina and dance) and Tara Breen (fiddle). Mel is currently leading a UCC project to digitize and disseminate the music captured on the wax cylinder recordings, now stored in the University archives, which were made some 100 years ago in Chicago.

Category: Alumni Events:
Time: 7.30pm
Location: Chief O'Neill's Pub & Restaurant
Target Audience: UCC Graduates & Friends
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Caroline Waters
+353 21 490 2040

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