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Celtic Music Workshop: Kevin Henderson (fiddle) and Neil Pearlman (piano)

Saturday, February 22, 2020, 2:30 AM - 4:30 AM

Shetland fiddler Kevin Henderson and American piano player Neil Pearlman will teach a 2-hour workshop in Gainesville, Florida, on Friday, February 21st 2020, at 6:30 pm. This workshop will follow a concert the previous evening at Gainesville's Historic Thomas Center. (For concert information and to purchase tickets, search Brown Paper Tickets for "Kevin Henderson Neil Pearlman Concert Gainesville"). The cost for active workshop participants is $35, observing participants $20. The evening will include a short set by Kevin and Neil before the duo begins teaching. Come prepared to be enriched by the beautiful music of the Shetland Islands. Workshop address: Coron Residence, 6334 NW 33rd St. Gainesville, FL. You must register and pay in advance here at this Brown Paper Tickets site. This exciting new transatlantic collaboration between Shetland fiddler Kevin Henderson and American Pianist Neil Pearlman brings together two stand-out musicians in contemporary Celtic music.Their forthcoming album will heavily feature original tunes and compositions from both Henderson and Pearlman. This new recording will be available in early 2020. A standard bearer for the rich fiddling tradition of the Shetland Islands, Kevin Henderson is known for his work with Nordic Fiddlers Bloc, Boys of the Lough and several other major Celtic bands. Kevin Hendersons fiddle playing is all effortless grace and skill (Kit Bailey -BBC2 Folk & Acoustic) Neil Pearlman is recognized throughout the Celtic music world for his unique approach to the piano, resulting in his work with such figures as Alasdair Fraser, Darol Anger, Wendy MacIsaac, Katie McNally and many more. A tremendous pianist (Bruce MacGregor-BBC Radio Scotland, Traveling Folk). FOR INFORMATION on the workshop (February 21st) or concert (February 20th), please contact Ken Meyer, 352-514-5606, OR VISIT Magnolia Roots Music: or Support provided by the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs Department - a CAPRA accredited agency.

Cost: 20 - 35 USD

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411 NE 7 St
Gainesville, FL 32601

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