Fiddler Eugene Bender will join the P.V. O’Donnell Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann Irish music session on Thursday, May 17at St. Gabriel’s Parish Hall, 26 Broadway, Milford. The free session starts at 7:45 pm. BYOB. Musicians, dancers, singers and guests are welcomed.
Eugene started playing traditional Irish music in the Sligo style when he was in the third grade. He was a student of fiddle maestro Brian Conway for over 13 years, and won the Mid-Atlantic Region Fleadh Cheoil competition twice. In addition to playing in the tri-state area sessions and events, Eugene runs a weekly Irish traditional music session every Sunday at the Garth Road Inn in Scarsdale, NY.
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 call 203-876-9973.