Welcome to Murphy Roche website Kids' Page!. Here you can find out about
upcoming events, winners of competitions, who's who in the Murphy Roche School
of Irish Music, and more.
Have fun, and thanks for visiting!
- Caitriona Pagni, Youth Officer of Murphy Roche
||Browse to our calendar page for the date and location
of next month's Youth Session.
The 2012 Fleadh
The students of Murphy Roche are excited for the upcoming Midwest Regional Fleadh Cheoil.
Our students plan to participate in a number of solo competitions, including fiddle, tin whistle, flute, banjo, button accordion,
and slow airs. Students ranging from ages seven to eighteen will also be participating in our U18 Ceili Band and U15 Grupa Cheoil.
Be sure to keep an eye out for regular email updates concerning upcoming practices!
Meet the Teacher
Meet the Musician
Liz Carroll is a fiddler from Chicago. Since winning the O18 All Irelands at age eighteen, Carroll has released a number of albums,
including “Trian”, “Lost in the Loop”, and, most recently, “Double Play”. Her playing features a plethora of variations, a smooth,
pleasant tone, and a method of playing that is uniquely “Liz Carroll”. For more information on this musician and her work,
Julie's Trip to Scotland
Capturing folk music visually: a study abroad experience in Scotland.
I set down my rucksack behind a small table in the corner of a church-turned-pub,
my new friend the bodran player yells over to me...
Every year, the board of directors recognize one of our junior musicians as being the most pomising young musician of the year. With this accolade comes a trophy donated to our club by the Luton, England branch.
2009 - Cathryn Cowell
2008 - Rory Chole
2007 - Laura Romaine
2006 - Molly Griffin
2005 - Kara Scheer