Hamish Napier, Piano, Flute, Singer, Scottland, Ceol na Coille Summer School, Traditional Music, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Hamish Napier – Piano

Delighted to welcome Hamish Napier as one of our tutors this year. Born and raised in the Scottish Highlands, he studied in universities in Glasgow and also Berklee College of Music. Hamish now teaches at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Hamish is also a fantastic Flute player and singer and has toured and recorded with some of Scotland’s leading musicians including, Donald Shaw and Karen Matheson of Capercaille, Martyn Bennett, Duncan Chisholm and Eddie Reader and also performs regularly with Uilleann Piper and Singer Jarlath Henderson.


Paul Meehan - Guitar/Guitar at Ceol na Coille Summer School of Irish Traditional Music 2017,Irish Music, Trad Music, WWW, Wild Atlantic Way, Letterkenny, Co.Donegal, Paul Harrigan, GuitarPaul Meehan – Guitar

Multi instrumentalist Paul Meehan makes a return visit as tutor to Ceol na Coille Summer School this year as our Guitar Tutor. Paul in recent years would be more widely recognizable as guitarist with many of the leading acts in Trad and Folk circles. Paul’s skills on Guitar & Banjo are held in high regard. He has performed, toured and recorded with Irish ‘supergroup’ Lunasa for 7 years, this also included collaborations with the likes of Natalie Merchant.
Recorded on 2 of Karan Casey’s albums and toured with her band for over 2 years and recorded 3 albums with North Cregg and toured many festivals with them.
With Na Dorsa, he recorded the highly acclaimed ‘Wild music of the Gael’ and performed with other legendary acts such as Liz Carroll, Altan, At First Light, Michael McGoldrick, Tedjedor, Tommy Peoples, Paddy Keenan, At The Racket, John Carty, The Alan Kelly band. Delighted to welcome Paul back again this year.