The Muscial Directors for this project are:
Joe Searson: Button Accordion
Joe is living in West Clare with his family. Having taught for many years in inner City London as a Secondary School Assistant Head Teacher, Joe moved home to Ireland to take up the role of Diocesan Advisor for the Killaloe Diocese for primary schools thirteen years ago. He is a well know Traditional Irish Musician and music teacher in West Clare and is a highly respected music tutor at The Willy Clancy Summer School each year.
Karen Vaughan: Button Accordion, Low Whistle, Keyboard, Singer
Karen is from Liscannor, Co Clare, where she lives in the area with her young family. She is a primary school teacher in Scoil Chríost Rí, Ennis where they have won awards for their musical endeavors in traditional Irish music.
She is a Traditional Irish Musician and Singer and Part-Time Music Lecturer at Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick. She also lectures at the Willy Clancy Summer School for the Primary School Teachers Course and teaches music for Ennistymon Comhaltas Branch Co Clare. For more information on the work Karen has undertaken visit www.ceolcriostri.weebly.com