Mary Bergin to deliver a tin whistle workshop as part of the Sydney Regan Music Masterclass Online Series at University College Cork
The Department of Music is delighted to announce that Mary Bergin, one of the greatest ever exponents of Irish Traditional Music, will be giving a whistle workshop to UCC Music Students as part of the Sydney Regan Music Masterclass Online Series on 18 Friday 2020. There is immense excitement among the traditional music community in the Department of Music at University College Cork!
Mary has toured extensively in Europe, the US, and in Australia, playing in concerts and festivals, and giving workshops and seminars. She has given masterclasses in many universities around the world. In 2000, she was awarded the Gradam TG4 Traditional Musician of the Year Award.
Her thrilling and rhythmic whistle playing has iconic status within the traditional music community, and it is an honour for Music students at UCC to get this amazing opportunity to learn from one of the greats of Irish traditional music performance.