Posted by McNeela

    Choosing Violin Strin

    There are many factors which can determine the quality of a violin. One that is often overlooked is the violin strings. ...

    The Beginner Irish Ac

    The Irish accordion first found its way into Irish traditional music in the late 19th century and has continued to evolv...

    Everything You Need T

    Choosing a violin bow, much like choosing the violin itself, can be a daunting process. To the uninitiated it’s ‘jus...

    The Irish Fiddle Buying Guide

    The violin, or fiddle as it’s often called, is one of the most popular instruments in traditional Irish music today. I...

    Everything You Needed

    Most people, whether they know it or not, are actually incredibly familiar with the sound of the Irish low whistle.  It...

    Which Accordion Key Is Better For Traditional Irish Music: B/C or C#/D

    One of the most frequent questions I receive from Irish accordion enthusiasts is regarding tuning. Which accordion key i...

    Switching from Classi

    One of the questions I’m asked most frequently is “how difficult is it to switch from the classical flute to the Iri...

    The Anatomy of the Vio

    Before you buy a violin, or start learning to play, it’s important to know the ins and outs of the instrument. All the...

    The Revolution of the Modern Tin Whistle

    Humble Beginnings The tin whistle is one of the most versatile instruments in traditional Irish music today. It’s easi...
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