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 Cooley-Keegan Branch of San Francisco
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Local Music Instructors

We have a fair number of instructors in the area, and many of them are listed below. Not all of them specialize in Irish music, but the basics can be learned, technique improved, or to simply learn something new.  This list is organized by instrument.

Accordion (piano & button)
    Gary Breitbard - Web Site - (650) 493-0693

Banjo
    Gary Breitbard - Web Site - (650) 493-0693

Bodhran
    Jack Gilder - (415) 931-9192
    Tim Hart - Web Site

    Chris Caswell - (707) 829-1608

Concertina
    Jack Gilder - (415) 931-9192

Fiddle
    Angeline LeLeux - Web Site - (408) 736-7872
    Lee Anne Welch - (408) 867-4324
    Kathy Sierra - In the Berkeley area
    Gary Breitbard - Web Site - (650) 493-0693
    Art Friedman - (650) 968-9727
    Michael Mullen - Web Site - (510) 437-1531 - Scots and Irish Fiddle - beginners to advanced

Flute
    Jack Gilder - (415) 931-9192
    Chris Caswell - (707) 829-1608

Guitar
    Gary Breitbard - Web Site - (650) 493-0693
    Michael Mullen - Web Site - (510) 437-1531 - DADGAD for beginners

Hammered Dulcimer
    Juliah Horner - (408) 422-1463 - Silicon Valley, Santa Cruz

Harp
    Barbary Grant - Web Site - Peninsula
    Chris Caswell - (707) 829-1608

Highland Pipes
    Tesser Call - Web Site - (510) 593-9469
    Chris Caswell - (707) 829-1608

Mandolin
    Gary Breitbard - Web Site - (650) 493-0693

Piano
    Angeline LeLeux - Web Site - (408) 736-7872

Uilleann Pipes
   Todd Denman - Web Site
   Shawn Folsom - (707) 964-6651
   Dave McCort - (408) 358-3727
   John Pedersen - (415) 456-0414

Voice / Singing

    Barbary Grant - Web Site - Peninsula

Whistle
    Tesser Call - Web Site - (510) 593-9469
    Jack Gilder - (415) 931-9192
    Tim Hart - Web Site
    Chris Caswell - (707) 829-1608

Updated Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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