Eugene Irish Festival – Seattle’s Rich Hall Leads Scots Gaelic Language & Singing Workshops & Concert, Mar. 1-2

Traditional Scottish Gaelic singer and storyteller Rich Hill, from Seattle, will be presenting a workshop and concert on the weekend of March 1-2, focusing on the Scots Gaelic language and including singing workshops and vocal performances.

Location: Collier House, U of O campus, corner of 13th and University

Saturday, March 1 – Workshops

  • Rich will present two language and singing workshops
  • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Free to U of O students
  • General Community: $10.00 per workshop, or $18 for the whole day

On Sunday, March 2 – Concert

  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Rich Hill will present a concert in conjunction with Kitchen Ceilidh, a women’s Gaelic a-capella singing group, and Trilogy, voice and harp.
  • Free and open to the public

For more information on either event contact, Laura Zaerr at 541-757-8313 or e-mail lauraz@peak.org.

About Richard Hall
Singing in Seattle since 1982, Richard has studied voice with Nancy Zylstra and Jeffrey Francis, and has attended workshops given by Paul Hillierand Laurie Monahan.

Richard currently studies with Margriet Tindemans and performs with the University of Washington’s Collegium Musicum and Bones ‘n’ Drones. As a faculty member of "A Medieval Experience", he teaches early music and dance to students throughout King County.

Richard is also an accomplished performer and teacher of traditional Scottish Gaelic song and is the lead singer for Keltoi, a Celtic band based in Seattle. Keltoi’s first recording, Drunk with Autumn, was released in 1994.

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