FUAIM Lecture – Mary Mitchell-Ingoldsby
“The Cork Piper’s Club and its Impact on Irish Traditional Music and Dance in the early 20th century”
Mary is an uilleann piper and musicologist specialising in Irish traditional music. She teaches courses in Irish traditional music and manages the Department’s Traditional Music Archive. Mary learned her uilleann piping from the renowned Cork piper Mícheál Ó Riabhaigh. As manager of the Traditional Music Archive (UCC) she oversees the upgrading and digitising of recordings and she is engaged in the ongoing development of more effective methods of computer cataloguing and indexing field recordings and the many other, ever increasing, holdings of the archive. Mary has acted as archive adviser for the From the Sources project and she was a committee member of the O’Neill/Henebry digitisation project at UCC. She has also performed extensively from North Carolina in the USA to Warsaw and Lublin in Poland. Mary has worked as a music collector in North Kerry for Muckross House Library, creating one of the largest song collections in the country.
Free. Organised by FUAIM.
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