Kwela: An Introduction to the Penny Whistle Music Tradition of South Africa

The penny whistle is strongly associated with traditional Irish music, but that’s not the only musical culture in which this small but versatile instrument has gained popularity. Kwela is a

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The Complete Guide to The Irish Tin Whistle

The Irish tin whistle is one of the greatest instruments in the world. Lightweight, accessible and affordable, this small yet iconic instrument is my go to recommendation for anyone hoping

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How to Find The Best Tin Whistle Lessons Online

So you want to learn how to play the tin whistle but don’t know where to find tin whistle lessons? Well, you’ve come to the right place… Is The Tin

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5 Fascinating Things You Didn’t Know About the Tin Whistle

The tin whistle is one of the most popular traditional Irish musical instruments today, not just in Ireland, but around the world, and it’s easy to understand why. This simple,

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Top 10 Best Tin Whistles for 2022

Generation Tin Whistle (Beginner)  – Mary Bergin herself – the queen of Irish tin whistle playing – plays an assortment of Generation whistles. There’s no better endorsement than that.  Tony

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How to Play the Irish Tin Whistle

The tin whistle is one of the most popular traditional Irish musical instruments in the world. This is due in large part to its immense playability. This simple instrument is

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Irish Tin Whistle Care and Maintenance

Worried customers will sometimes contact me to ask what’s wrong with their tin whistle. The ‘problem’ is always the same. The whistle has developed black spots or dark circles around the

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How to Play the Tin Whistle Like Mary Bergin

How to Play the Tin Whistle Like Mary Bergin Published: February 15, 2021 Legendary tin whistle player Mary Bergin is the most iconic tin whistle player of our time. She

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The Best Beginner Irish Trad Tune for the Flute and Whistle

The Best Beginner Tunes for Irish Flute and Tin Whistle Published: November 3, 2020 The first and most important step for any Irish flute or tin whistle player is to

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Everything You Needed to Know About the Irish Low Whistle

Most people, whether they know it or not, are actually incredibly familiar with the sound of the Irish low whistle.  It gained huge attention in the 1990’s when it featured

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