Dave Russell took up the tin whistle in 1982 in an effort to relieve the boredom of vacation employment at the Goonyella coal mine. He’s been playing ever since, with never a dull moment! “Had I known then what I know now, I’d have been a much more accomplished player” Dave says. Come along and learn what Dave knows now, and become a better player.
or: Dave’s been playing tin whistle for a couple of decades, and has been a regular tin whistle tutor at the Woodford Folk Festival. Getting the fundamentals of Irish music ornamentation bedded down right from the start will set you up for much faster progress towards more advanced playing. Dave will help get you started.