Flute & Music


Performance with Liz Doherty
Performance with Sheena Vallely



Fintan Vallely teaches flute one-to-one, in group workshops and at summer schools and festivals.

  • 1986-2019 07 - Teaching flute and concert performance at Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy (Willie Clancy Summer School)Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare.
  • 2014 -11 15 Whistle workshop with Belfast Trad at Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast.
  • 2014-09 Performance in Compánach music - photography stage show at Ranelagh Arts Centre, Dublin
  • 2013-11-29 - Publication and launch of the third edition - substantially revised and expanded - of the flute tutor as The Complete Guide to Playing the Irish Flute.
  • 2013-09 - Flute workshop and concert performance over three days of The Turning Wave festival, Yass, New South Wales, Australia.
  • 2013-04 - Teaching the flute and concert performance over three days at Cruinniú na bhFliúit, Ballyvourney, Co. Cork.
  • 2012-04 - Teaching flute and concert performance at Cruinniú na bhFliúit, the Flute Gathering, Ballyvourney, Co Cork.
  • 2008-03 - Teaching flute and concert performance for the six days of Randal Bays' Spring School at Friday Harbor, Marine Campus of University of Washington, USA
  • 2007 – 06 – Flute tuition school and concert performance at Young Traditional Musicians’ weekend, McNally-Smith Conservatoire, Minneapolis, USA.
  • 2006-10  Song symposium at Singers’ Club, McNally Smith Conservatoire, Minneapolis.
  • 2001-06 -  Flute and ensemble workshop programmes and concert performance for Folkworks project at Durham, England
  • 1987-04 - Publication of second, revised edition of flute tutor book as Timber, the Flute Tutor
  • 1986-05 - Production and publication of the first flute tutor for Irish music - Timber - The Concert Flute tutor.
  • 1980 - 1984 Teaching flute at Bunting Summer School, Benburb, Co. Tyrone.