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Master Class: Irish Fiddle Workshop with Athena Tergis

A workshop on posture, bowing, ornamentation, style, rhythmic flow, and phrasing


$55 General / $44 Members, Students, Seniors 90 mins

Wed, Apr 4



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Irish Arts Center
553 West 51st Street
New York, New York 10019


Accomplished fiddle player and IAC favorite, Athena Tergis will lead a 90 minute workshop focusing on posture, bowing, ornamentation, style, rhythmic flow, and phrasing as part or her one-week residency with Mick Moloney. Athena has been performing with IAC for many years; you may recognize her from concerts at Symphony Space such as Celtic Appalachian Celebration, Winter Solstice Celebration, and more. She has also been a featured violinist in the production of Riverdance on Broadway and is also a regular soloist and composer with the Dublin Philharmonic Orchestra.

This class is recommended for intermediate to advanced players however beginners are also welcome to join for a greater understanding of position, posture, and more. No music reading skills are necessary but sheet music will be provided for reference.

Students are encouraged to tape/video record the session and bring a notebook.  

Our Supporters

Irish Arts Center programs are supported, in part, by government partners including the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council; Culture Ireland, the agency for the promotion of Irish arts worldwide; the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Consulate of Ireland in New York; The Ireland Funds, America; Howard Gilman Foundation; Tourism Ireland; Bloomberg Philanthropies; The Nancy Malone Living Trust; The Shubert Foundation; The Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in New York City; The Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in Westchester County; The Knights of St. Patrick; The Jerome L. Greene Foundation; Milwaukee Irish Fest Foundation; and thousands of generous donors like you.

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