Hazelwell (Sandra Joyce, Roisin Ni Galloglaigh & Joanna Hyde)
Hazelwell is new female vocal ensemble with a focus on Irish traditional repertoire, as well as repertoires from related traditions such as Scottish and American (particularly Appalachian and Americana). Its members are Sandra Joyce, Director of the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick, Academy graduate and tutor Roisin Ni Galloglaigh and recent gradauate Joanna Hyde from Denver Colorado. Its repertoire and focus is influenced by the diverse musical backgrounds of its members. At its heart, Hazelwell is an a capella group, although it is open to experimenting with instruments played by its members, as well as with guest musicians. Its arrangements are influence by many musical genres, including Scandinavian traditional song and classical music. Its roots and its repertoire are strongly in traditional song, but is open to exploring diverse sounds, influences and ideas.
Admission is free and all are welcome. Phone: (061) 202917 www.irishworldacademy.ie
Published on 27 September 2013