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Turlach Boylan
tel: 913.904.1285

Irish Museum & Cultural Center
Union Station
30 Pershing Road, Suite 700
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
tel: 816-941-3085

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Learning Sessions 2015

We are happy to announce that both the tune learning and bodhrán learning sessions held at the KC Irish Center have joined the The Kansas City School of Irish Music.  These learning sessions, sometimes called “slow sessions” because the tempo is slower than full-on Irish sessions, are held on Tuesday evenings.  As with the learning sessions held throughout 2013, each […]

Instructors on KKFI 90.1 FM

Doug, Dave and Turlach appeared on the Foolkiller Folk radio show today. We talked about the music school with hosts Mark and Valerie Andruss and we played some tunes. Unfortunately, the show is not podcast, but we do have some pictures.

Grants galore

The music school has received a grant from the Kansas City Irish Festival to start a music library. The grant will be used to buy tune books, books about Irish Music and some recordings. We have a verbal agreement that the collection will be kept at The Irish Museum and Cultural Center for use by […]

Rosie wins awards!

Whistle student Rosie Cutrer is a professional storyteller in her real life, touring through the nearby states educating and entertaining as she goes. This spring she produced two storytelling CDs titled Mr. Bun and Other Stories and The Blackthorn Walking Stick and Other Tales. We just got word that both of her CDs were recognized […]

Out at the ballpark

Three fifths of local Irish music band Kelly will be very familiar to everyone associated with the music school. Last night Turlach, Dave Agee and Kelly Dougherty performed for the T-Bones minor league game at their Irish night. Throughout the evening the announcer repeatedly mentioned the Music School and the Irish Museum. Our thanks to […]