The WhistleBlast Quartet CONOR LINEHAN, KENNETH EDGE, MARY CURRAN and OONAGH KEOGH is a talented team of performers and teachers located in Ireland. We offer a wide range of musical experiences including performances for any occasion, workshop programmes for young people and adults. Our wonderful composers Ken and Conor can arrange ANY piece of music from a full orchestral score to a simple piano solo –Bach to Bond to Burt Bacharach Book us now to reserve Ireland's highly accomplished musical team for your event.
The WhistleBlast Quartet’s National Concert Hall Family Concert Series has been a massive success in 2014 through to 2018 with most of our concerts selling out well in advance!
Composition Programme 2018/2019
Thanks to sponsors and generous continued funding from the Arts Council we are thrilled to announce that we will be facilitating another composition programme this year including more locations such as Mayo, Dublin and Kerry and including special needs schools and Sligo Youth Orchestra - please click here for the details in full!
Above is a video of our hugely successful final concert last year in the Free Masons Hall Dublin. Well done to all the young composers involved!
A Whistle and a Blast for Your Class
Fantastic WhistleBlast Publication and Training Courses. Book yourself in for 2nd - 6th July 9.30-2.30 in National Concert Hall. View booklet here:
Listen to us playing live at the Freemason Hall in January 2018!
The WhistleBlast Quartet held their first ever family festival in Belmullet in Hallowe'en on 2015. It was a huge success and featured guests such as Finghin Collins and the Kieran Munnelly Trio. To learn more and visit the webste click here. RTE captured some of the fun for Winning Streak as you can see from the video on the left!
Our New Venture! BUILD AN ORCHESTRA IN THE WORKPLACE!
With all their experience WhistleBlast are adding a NEW venture called Music in the Workplace! The Irish Times published this article in February, "Who wants to play music at work?" about this new and exciting project. WhistleBlast can provide any organisation with the instruments and personalised tools to create an ORCHESTRA and CHOIR to facilitate any group of adults with or without musical experience. CONTACT US NOW. Motivate your workforce with this brilliant programme!
We have a wide range of teaching, compositional and performance programmes to suit all ages. Have a look through our programmes and see how we can enhance your musical world. We are trained and experienced in relating to and inspiring young people through fun filled, well organized sessions and live performances. Everyone is included and involved equally. Our programmes are known to inspire young people in a music culture to either begin or develop their journey in instrument playing, singing and the joy of performance.
Listen to us!
Have a listen to our mini-symphonic sounds!
Youth Initiative-Original Composition with Ballinrobe Community School
RTE Documentary with Knockrooskey National School