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The 'Schools' 

Places | Teachers 

Musicians | Painters   Thinkers | Designers 

Books | Writers

Music | Marks | Collage 

Gardens | Walks


The Other Schools

Bachelor of Arts in Music, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Stony Brook, NY


Associates Degree in Interior Architecture, Harrington College of Design, Chicago, IL


Archeworks, residency and internship

Chicago, IL

Teaching highlights

New England Conservatory | Adjunct faculty | ensemble, private lessons

University of Limerick | Irish World Academy | master class

Camps | Swannanoa Gathering | Acadia Trad Fest | MAD Week | Catskills Irish Arts Week |  

Tionols | St. Louis, Southeast, Northeast, Willie Kennedy | 

Theatrical highlights

Riverdance the Show

The Pirate Queen, Broadway

The Green Bird, Off-Broadway

Phantom of the Opera, tour


Celtic Legends | France US Asia South America | 2010-2014

Celtic Dances | France 2012-2016

Musical director/performer/composer

 Links coming soon!
Selected discography

The Celtic Fiddle of Liz Knowles

Art Institute of Chicago: Ireland: Crossroads of Art and Design 

Martin Hayes Quartet: Blue

Open the Door for Three

Open the Door for Three: The Pennywager

Open the Door for Three: The Joyful Hour

Kieran O’Hare: Kieran O’Hare

Cherish the Ladies: The Girls Won’t Leave the Boys Alone

Liz Carroll: Lake Effect

String Sisters: Live album

String Sisters: Between Wind and Water

Ensemble Galilei: Alta

Ensemble Galilei: From the Isles to the Courts

Ensemble Galilei: A Winter’s Night: Christmas in the Great Hall

Ensemble Galilei: Come Gentle Night

John Whelan: Flirting with the Edge

John Whelan: Passage of Time

Lifescapes (Target store): Celtic Passion

Cincinnati Pops Orchestra: A Celtic Spectacular

J.P. Cormier | Michael Black | Christa Burch | Pamela Wyn Shannon | K.P. Devlin

String arrangements on recordings with:

Dance shows (producer):

Celtic Legends: The Show

Celtic Dances: The Show

The Cincinnati Pops: A Celtic Spectacular

With orchestra:

Other recording highlights:

Waukegan city project proposal (composer/performer)

Michael Collins, Neil Jordan film (solo violinist)

Paula Cole (w/Peter Gabriel): This Fire

The Pirate Queen (Broadway)

Where the Wild Things Are

Eight Lines (Steve Reich)

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