In the News

The Center for Irish Music is led by a dedicated and dynamic group of musicians who are professional performers of national and international standing. Below are examples of media stories that have featured our instructors.

Brian Miller and Randy Gosa performing the song "Roll, You Drivers, Roll" for TPT's award winning weekly arts series MN Original. For several years, Brian has researched and revived the songs of Irish-American lumberjacks who worked long ago in the Great Lakes region.

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Irish Echo articleby national journalist Earle Hitchner on Dáithí's Lost River, Vol. 1 album.

The Star Tribune interviews Dáithí Sproule about the melody he wrote for Queen Jane that is featured on the soundtrack of Coen Brothers' movie, "Inside Llewyn Davis". 

Audio archive:  Dáithí interviewed by Fiona Ritchie of The Thistle and Shamrock

MinnPost:  Dáithí interviewed about touring with Altan 

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20150316 NorahRendellThe Current: Norah Rendell captures Celtic music on her latest album, 'Spinning Yarns'

Pioneer Press: If you're hoping to toast St. Patrick's Day with good Irish music, find Norah Rendell

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Macalester College: Brian Miller, "The Reel Deal"