Celtic Rathskallions

Wendy Moore is classically trained and played oboe and English horn with the Kingston Symphony for many years.  Also experienced in folk music, she created and has managed and led the Celtic Rathskallions for over 15 years. Wendy sings, step-dances, plays harp, whistle, oboe, and English horn. She has published two storybooks for children set to music.
Arthur McGregor has played and organized folk music for most of his life and is well known as the founder of the Ottawa Folklore Centre. Arthur sings, plays guitar, autoharp, Appalachian dulcimer, bodhran, clawhammer-style banjo, djembe and mandolin. He has been awarded ‘The Unsung Hero’ Award from the Canadian Folk Music Awards,  The Estelle Klein Award (Folkmusic Ontario) and the Helen Verger Award (Ottawa Folk Festival) for his work in the world of folk music.

Arthur and Wendy tour full time, either as Moore & McGregor (adult audiences) and The Celtic Rathskallions (children) and have been actively sharing their musical talents with audiences on both sides “of the pond” touring nationally and internationally, travelling to Ireland, Europe and throughout the USA.


			

Curriculum Links

Develop active listening skills, cultural and historical music experience, patterns of music through pitch, rhythm and melody; ensemble work.


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Residency
Residency
Indigenous
Indigenous
Performance
Performance
Workshop
Workshop
Senior
Seniors
Language
English
French
French Immersion

Online Program: Sing Along

New Program Residency Performance English Seniors

Invite Wendy and Arthur to come and lead a group sing-along of fun and familiar favourites. Song sheets are provided via email or through the screen of the video call for those who want to fully participate, and others can just come out and tap their toes and enjoy the music.

Participants:
Seniors
Discipline:
Music
Time and Price:
One performance of 45 minutes $340 + HST
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Online Program: Multi Instrument Kaleidoscope

New Program Residency Performance English Seniors

Join the Celtic Rathskallions and watch and listen to a wide variety of musical instruments (up to 30) being performed on and discussed. An informative and fascinating experience featuring instruments from around the world.

Participants:
Seniors
Maximum:
100
Discipline:
Music
Time and Price:
One performance of 45 minutes $340 + HST
Request a Booking