All-Ireland Champion fiddle player Sarah Buteux and her father Chris Buteux, on guitar, will join the P.V. O’Donnell Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann traditional music session Thursday, December 21, at St. Gabriel Parish Hall, 26 Broadway, Milford, 7:45 pm. Admission is Free. Musicians, dancers, singers and guests are welcomed. BYOB.
Sarah studied with renowned teacher Rose Flanagan at the Pearl River School of Irish Music in Rockland County, NY. Pearl River is a cultural epicenter of Irish music and dance led by a collection of dedicated arts activists who have taken responsibility for ensuring that the cultural traditions of Ireland stay alive and healthy.
For holiday giving, Chris will bring a variety of handmade soaps that can be purchased from Comfort and Joy, a company owned by his wife, Lisa.
Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann was founded in 1951 in Ireland to promote Irish traditional music, song, dance and language. Today there are 415 branches worldwide and over two million people attend Comhaltas functions each year. For information on the session, call 203-876-9973.