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MacPhail Free Family Music Series: Willow Brae

Saturday, May 08
Show | 10am

Willow Brae is Irish and Scottish music on harp and wind instruments featuring:

Andrea Stern – Celtic harp
Laura MacKenzie – wooden flutes, whistles, concertina, Scottish smallpipes, Border greatpipes, voice

Laura MacKenzie and Andrea Stern first worked together in the Spring of 2002, on a commercial recording project produced by MacKenzie. They discovered a deep, shared respect and passion for Irish and Scottish music.  The somewhat unusual combination of Laura’s wooden flutes, whistles, pipes, concertina and voice with Andrea’s Celtic harp created a wondrous spectrum of sound, and it was soon realized that their musical sensibilities made for a strong collaboration. Thus was born the duo Willow Brae, dedicated to the performance of both traditional and modern Irish and Scottish music.