A Blasket Island Songbook: Original Celtic Songs
Thursday April 17
King Center Recital Hall
Dr. Judith Coe, Associate Professor in the Music & Entertainment Industry Studies Department at CU Denver, will perform her original songs with CU Denver music faculty Chris Daniels, Peter Stoltzman, Sean McGowan, and Todd Reid. Joining them will be Uilleann Pipes player Eric Olsen, and Denver vocalist Joyce Mirow on her faculty recital, A Blasket Island Songbook. The concert will feature Coe's Celtic-inspired pop songs written about the life of Blasket Islander Martin Kearney – as a young man growing up on the remote island off the southwestern coast of Ireland, as a husband and father in Springfield, MA, and at the end of his life as he struggled with epilepsy and shared his hope for a cure.