Robert Ryan is a traditional Irish fiddler from London, who grew up immersed in the thriving Irish musical community of that city. Robert was encouraged to learn the tin whistle from a young age, and took up the fiddle at the age of eight, learning from the great Clare fiddler Brendan Mulkere. Over the years he developed a strong interest in the music of the Sliabh Luachra region of Ireland, and he has a deep love of the dance music associated with that area. He has recently moved to St. Louis, where he performs and teaches Irish music and is particularly interested in sharing his passion for the music of Sliabh Luachra.
Enrichment Class – An Introduction to the Music of Sliabh Luachra | Workshop – The Music of Sliabh Luachra: How to Play Polkas and Slides