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28 June 2018 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Burlington Violin Shop
Dynamic young fiddler, Haley Richardson, began making her mark in the Irish music world when she won the MidAtlantic All Ireland qualifier in the under 12 age category at only six years old. Over the past ten years, she has amassed a long list of accomplishments and performed at venues all over the United States, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. Haley, with her highly ornamented Sligo style perfected under the tutelage of fiddler Brian Conway, is the 2017 All Ireland U15 Fiddle slow air champion, 2015 Junior Fiddler of Dooney, 2013 All Ireland U12 Champion in both fiddle and fiddle slow airs. In addition to multiple All Ireland medals, she is a 9X MidAtlantic Fleadh Solo Fiddle Champion winning every year since she was six.
Haley performs solo and collaborates with other musicians on various projects including Shared Madness and Mothers’ Pride. Haley has shared the stage with many of the most well-known names in Irish music including The Chieftains, Altan, Dervish, Mick Moloney, Pride of New York, Liz Carroll with Cherish the Ladies, John Whelan, Paddy Keenan, and is a regular member of Green Fields of American and The John Whelan Band. She has been the band fiddler in the Studio2Stage Irish dance production, That’s Dancing, from 2014-2017. Haley was also featured in an article in Fiddler Magazine’s Fall 2015 issue.
Haley solo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-6P4ig-h0Y
Haley and her brother Dylan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fnw762PHcmI
Haley with Altan and Dervish https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqXQhEFqLRI
Haley with Brian Conway and her brother Dylan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uRoas_Zv3M
Haley with Liz Carroll https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCohj1h7030
Music for Mercy project https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmskQoGVWac