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biographies of road to the isles performers

Meet the members of Road to the Isles:

george balderose George Balderose - “George has a virtuoso’s gift” … NY Times; “Virtuosic piper: … MOMA, NYC.

Dublin-born fiddler and West Virginia State Fiddle Champion, Oliver Browne has been playing Irish fiddle since he was seven years old. His early lessons were with Padruig O’Keefe and Denis Murphy … oliver browne

melinda crawford Melinda Crawford - a U.S. National Scottish Fiddling Champion, performs frequently for Scottish highland games, Celtic festivals, and concerts throughout the United States …

Richard Hughes - For over 50 years, Richard Hughes has been performing traditional folk music from Ireland, Scotland, Australia, and the United States … richard hughes

brittany maniet Brittany Maniet - started Scottish dancing at age six. She has preformed at Tartan Day celebrations, Robert Burns Dinners, and many other Scottish events …

Caroline McCarthy - began Irish Dancing when she was 10 years old. In 6 years she moved from a Beginner to the Championship Level. When she was 17 she traveled to Killarney, Irleand … caroline mccarthy

pennsylvania performing arts on tourThis project is partially supported by a grant from Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour, a program developed and funded by the Vira I. Heinz Endowment; the William Penn Foundation; the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency; and the Pew Charitable Trusts; and administered by the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation.

Funding for concert performances and workshops by Road to the Isles is available to non-profit presenters throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. For more information contact PennPat at ( (215)496-9424, or Music Tree at () (412) 323-2707.

Heading photo provided by Dave Henniker ©2004 Road to the Isles/Music Tree - All rights reserved.