Music teachers

Conal Duffy: Uilleann pipes, flute and whistle

Conal has taught Uilleann Pipes at Na Píobairí Uilleann on Dublin’s Henrietta Street and at Scoil Samhradh Willy Clancy in Milltown Malbay, Co Clare. He has played pipes around the world, including London’s Royal Albert Hall, New York’s Lincoln Centre, Shanghai World Expo, and now Australia for three months from mid May

Cameron Mather: Tenor banjo, Irish bouzouki, guitar & mandolin

Cameron is a professional Irish musician and singer, playing in venues and bands around Sydney and beyond. He teaches tenor banjo, Irish bouzouki, guitar and mandolin.

Susan Miller: Whistle, button accordion, concertina & piano accompaniment


Susan is Irish born, and plays and teaches whistle, button accordion, concertina and keyboard accompaniment. Susan is a school teacher and has also played at festivals in Australia with the band Restless Legs.

Cliona Molins photo

Irish born Cliona Molins has been performing in Sydney for over 15 years. She was classically trained in Dublin at the Royal Irish Academy of Music where she studied both the Irish and Concert Harp. She now plays a variety of different harp styles from Classical, Irish, South American to Contemporary.

Cliona has a strong background in education and enjoys teaching from her home in Fairlight. She has run many harp ensembles and holds an annual winter harp workshop.

For more details visit the music teachers section on Sydney’s Bookings Direct site.

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Louise Phelan: fiddle

A highly skilled fiddle player from County Laois, Louise is also a primary school teacher and has extensive experience teaching traditional music in Ireland and Australia. She has played at festivals in Australia with bands Shamrock Sheilas and Restless Legs.

Ben Stephenson: flute, guitar & bodhran

Ben is an internationally recognized Irish musician and member of the acclaimed traditional Irish band Trouble in the Kitchen. His instruments include flute, whistle, and DADGAD guitar. He also organises the INA’s Junior Fleadh where children learn music together.