Fiddle & Flute: Irish Traditional Music
Debut album from emerging Irish musicians Natalie Padilla (fiddle), Blayne Chastain (Irish flute & bodhrán), and Peter Romero (piano). Natalie Padilla is a former Montana state fiddle champion and has a degree in violin performance from the University of Northern Colorado. At age 18 she was UNC's first freshman to win their annual concerto competition. Blayne Chastain holds a master's degree from the University of Limerick in Ireland in Irish flute performance and is the founder of Whistle & Drum - a niche mail order music shop that specializes in Irish whistles & drums. He also teaches Irish flute & whistle online at his personal website. Peter Romero holds a degree in music theory and composition from UNC. His works have been performed by the UNC Men's Glee Club, the Greeley Children's Chorale, and the Boulder Ars Nova Singers. He is a accompanist with the Greeley Children's Chorale and at two local Catholic churches.