Our 2021 Tutors
Dubliner Janet Harbison came to early prominence winning all national and a number of international harp competitions in the late 1970s. In 1980 she was the first harper to tour to America and Canada with Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann and her career took off.
While touring widely throughout Britain, Ireland and Europe over the next years, Janet also undertook degrees in Music from Trinity College Dublin (BA and MA), Cork University (MA) and in 1984, moved to Belfast having been awarded a Research Fellowship at the Institute of Irish Studies at Queen’s University Belfast.
Michelle Mulcahy, from Co. Limerick is considered to be one of Ireland’s most talented multi-instrumentalists in Irish traditional music today. Her array of instrumental mastery spans concertina, harp, fiddle, accordion, piano and melodeon.
She is a much sought after performer, tutor and lecturer at music festivals and music schools worldwide and has toured extensively in Europe, United States, Canada, China, Australia, New Zealand, Asia.