Brendan teaches traditional Irish music on piano and flute. He is the son of piano great, Felix Dolan, a mainstay of traditional Irish music in New York since the 1950s. His most recent recordings are with Brian Conway on “Consider the Source”, Billy McComiskey on “Outside the Box”, and Mick Moloney on “The Green Fields of America”. He can also be heard with Patrick Ourceau, Eamon O’Leary and Dana Lyn on the CD, “Live at Mona’s”. In addition to Irish music, Brendan spent several years playing Klezmer music in the acclaimed Andy Statman Quartet. With this ensemble he performed in concert with Itzhak Perlman at Yale University.
Brendan is an annual teacher at the Augusta Heritage Center in Elkins West Virginia, and the Irish Arts Week in East Durham, New York. He maintains a vibrant school of Irish music for children in the New York City area, and is currently completing a Master’s degree in Irish and Irish-American Studies at NYU.
Instructor – Piano