Catherine ashcroft

Uilleann Pipes & Whistles

"Catherine plays the Uilleann pipes and whistles with breathtaking speed and virtuosity"

Exeter Life

"Words are hardly adequate to describe the skill, quality and sheer class of interpretation this duo brought to the finest musical entertainment I have had the pleasure to enjoy for a very long time.”

-The Arran Banner

“Catherine’s playing and the tone that she coaxes from any instrument that she plays is so pure and rich that it makes those hairs on the back of your neck bristle in that most addictive of ways”

-Arnie Cotteral

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Although born in the North West of England she has had a passion for Irish music since childhood and growing up in a musical home she started playing the whistle at an early age before getting her first set of Uilleann pipes in her mid teens…

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Performed Live at the Island Arts Centre, Lisburn 2014


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