Winter Music Series at the House of Waterford Crystal

The House of Waterford Crystal presents a performance by Killian Browne in the retail store as part of its Winter Music Series.

Date: December 2nd

Time: 1pm to 1:45pm

All are welcome to attend and admission is free.

Killian Browne is a 21 year old musician in his 3rd year of college in Waterford Institute of Technology. He is currently studying jazz piano. Having started playing music on the traditional Irish banjo, he took up the piano in secondary school after falling in love with the music of Mozart Beethoven and Chopin. He completed his Grade 8 exam before entering college and chose to study jazz due to his love for improvisation. Killian currently plays professionally with Waterford based Funk band Backroad Smokers Club and with this band toured around Ireland playing various festivals such as Body and Soul and Electric Picnic. He also plays with a jazz quartet called The Speakeasies.

The House of Waterford Crystal presents a performance by Edmund Rice Choral Society in the retail store as part of its Winter Music Series.

Date: December 2nd

Time: 2pm to 2:45pm

All are welcome to attend and admission is free.

Edmund Rice Choral and Musical Society was originally founded in 1976 and is now an all female choir based in Waterford City singing for the entertainment of others and the enjoyment of themselves.

The House of Waterford Crystal presents a performance by Colin Harris in the retail store as part of its Winter Music Series.

Date: December 3rd

Time: 1pm to 1:45pm

All are welcome to attend and admission is free.

Colin Harries is a classically trained guitarist whose unique sound has been shaped by a diverse range of influences. This wide span of influence has enabled him to form an exciting concert repertoire that includes music from John Dowland, Isaac Albeniz, Francesco Tarrega, J.K. Mertz, Leo Brouwer and Carlo Domeniconi as well as traditional music from countries as disparate as Ireland, Turkey, China, America and Scotland. Colin is a former student of guitar virtuoso Michael O’Toole under whose expert guidance he gained a Masters in Classical performance. He has performed solo recitals in some of the South East’s finest venues (Christchurch Cathedral, Castalia Hall, Garter Lane…) and his work in traditional Irish music has seen him travel to the U.S.A., Canada, China, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Italy and Austria. Aside from his performance work Colin is also highly regarded as guitar teacher across the South East and he will be launching his own guitar school this coming September offering expert tuition in a number of styles and to all ages. Check out and give his “Colin Harries Guitar” facebook page a like to keep up to date with this and any upcoming performances.

The House of Waterford Crystal presents a performance by Fallaway House in the retail store as part of its Winter Music Series.

Date: December 3rd

Time: 2pm to 2:45pm

All are welcome to attend and admission is free.

Acoustic duo John Moloney and Kate O'Beirne from Fallaway House perform jazz, pop and trad fusion.

 

 

 

The House of Waterford Crystal presents a performance by classical Irish tenor Dominic McGorian in the retail store as part of its Winter Music Series.

Date: November 25th

Time: 1pm to 2:45pm

All are welcome to attend and admission is free.

Dominic, born in Dublin in 1978 started his vocal studies with the acclaimed Conor Farren at the Abbey School of Music,at the age of 20. Dominic has sang in Opera's over the years, he performs regularly on 'The Liam O'Connor' Show and is currently one of the 'Three Tenors Ireland'.

 

 

 

The House of Waterford Crystal presents a performance by classical singer Orla Forristal in the retail store as part of its Winter Music Series.

All are welcome to attend and admission is free.

Date: November 26th

Time: 1pm to 1:45pm

Orla, who resides in Fenor Co.Waterford is a 20 year old student currently studying History in Trinity College Dublin and voice in the Royal Irish Academy of Music. She began her vocal training in the Waterford Institute of Technology Music school under the tutelage of Waterford born Soprano, Valerie Leahy. In 2015, Orla was accepted in to the Royal Irish Academy of Music and during the last two years she has been a student of Irish opera and classical singers, Regina Nathan and Sylvia O'Brien.

 

The House of Waterford Crystal presents a performance by Knotted Chords in the retail store as part of its Winter Music Series.

All are welcome to attend and admission is free.

Date: November 26th

Time: 2pm to 2:45pm

The Knotted Chords are an Irish folk acoustic duo, consisting of sisters Margaret and Ailíse O’Neill from Waterford. Both singers, they also play an array of instruments including guitar, bodhrán, tin whistle, harmonica, banjo and mandolin.