Traditional Music Tuition and Performance


Born in Lancashire to a musical Irish family, Bev Whelan learned to play tin whistle at an early age and soon moved on to become an accomplished traditional flute player. Her playing was more widely recognised when she became a medal winner on the flute in three consecutive years at the senior All Ireland finals. … Continue reading About


Bev is a professional musician and music teacher, who has spent more than thirty years teaching, encouraging and mentoring folk musicians of all ages. Throughout the 1980s and 90s Bev was a tutor for Comhaltas Ceoiltoiri Eireann, delivered workshops and summer schools for Folkworks, and whilst working at the Irish Studies Workshop at Soar Valley … Continue reading Tuition


Bev is able to deliver a confident and entertaining performance on her own, or along with a backing musician if preferred. Her solo sets are focused on traditional Irish music, and are full of light and shade, ranging from fast, furious reels to poignant airs which demonstrate the high standard of her musicianship, along with witty banter to … Continue reading Performance

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