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Traditional Song Exploration & Songwriting
with Carrie Erving

$25 general / $20 members

Afternoon Art Party

This series is designed to provide children with the chance to interact with IAC artists and performers, while taking part in the creative process. Activities and events will relate to the artistic programs we present, offering the chance for parents to expand the Irish Arts Center experience for their children.  

Traditional Song Exploration & Songwriting
with Carrie Erving

Saturday, March 5 | 11 AM – 1 PM

Ages 9 and up

Children will work with SongLives performer, IAC instructor, and Ponyhof lead singer Carrie Erving to craft their own songs. Working in groups, children will explore the structure of traditional Irish songs, and cultivate their creativity together to create, record, and design the art for an original short song.

Student Songs from Traditional Song Exploration & Songwriting with Carrie Erving:

Georgia
Guilia
Izzy
Lilliana
Sophie

 



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Photo Credit: Silpa Sadhujan


Carrie Erving is a performing singer, composer and a Lincoln Center teaching artist. Originally from Massachusetts, she developed her love of traditional American folk songs while studying voice at Ithaca College, and traveled to Ireland to earn a Master’s degree in Irish Traditional Song from the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick. Her eclectic background in opera, rock, and folk music influences both her work with students and her current compositions. She also loves writing and producing music for various projects and enjoys playing guitar and synthesizers. Her love of travel and music has led her to live in Ireland, Germany, New Mexico and New York. She currently lives in Brooklyn and performs with her band Ponyhof, and has worked with artists such as Yo-Yo Ma and Will Butler (Arcade Fire).

 

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